The History Of The Mattress

Please read below to discover the interesting evolution of the mattress as we know it today:


  • 12,000 years ago- neolithic period- mattresses made out of straw, grass and leaves for the intention of removing oneself from sleeping on the dirt ground.

  • 200 BCE- Romans place feathers in their mattresses

  • 1926-Dunlop introduces latex into mattresses

  • 1940’s- air mattresses are introduced to the mattress industry

  • 1970’s-NASA invents memory foam concept

  • 1992 Tempur-Pedic makes mattress using memory foam