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Europe’s Most Awarded Sleep Brand

Europe’s Most Awarded Sleep Brand

"This is as good as it gets!"

The Independent, United Kingdom, 2021

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"Best ranked mattress during the tests - Emma Mattress!"

UFC-Que Choisir, France, 2021

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"Best mattress in Spain for the 5th year!"

El Producto del Año SL, Spain, 2021

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"Rated the best mattress in Italy!"

Altroconsumo, Italy, 2020

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"Emma, The Original mattress – best mattress for all-around comfort "

Ideal Home, 2020

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"Product of the Year 2019 - Emma Mattress!"

Élu Produit de l'Année, France, 2019

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"The bed-in-a-box foam Emma mattress was rated best mattress by consumer organizations in six countries."

Forbes, 2018

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Emma mattress UK wins Ideal Home award 2019

Mattress Testing Process

Independent testing agencies tend to rely on a mix of test machines and test people to produce fair and unbiased mattress reviews. Though each of these facilities have their own way to put the mattresses through the ringer, there are some similar tests that each facility uses. This allows them to produce reviews that focus on things customers really care about.

Performance

In order to wake up feeling rested and pain-free, your mattress needs to be both supportive and pressure relieving. Many testing facilities use a test person and a test machine to measure how far the body sinks into the surface of the mattress and how well it keeps the sleepers spine aligned. A good mattress should keep your spine parallel to the surface and shouldn’t allow your body to sink in too deeply. To test how well the mattress isolates motion a large, stamp-like device applies pressure to one area of the mattress. If the mattress only compresses where the pressure was applied, then you won’t be disturbed by your partner tossing and turning next to you.

Ease of Use

Though most mattresses nowadays don’t need to be flipped, turning it once every three months helps keep the mattress in good condition and can increase its lifespan. In the ease of use category, testing agencies assess whether a mattress has handles, how heavy it is and how easy it is to turn. They also take a closer look at the structure of the mattress: It shouldn't be too soft, so that it bends when you pick it up, and it shouldn’t be too rigid that you cannot move it at all. Generally, if the mattress can be turned by one person it will receive a positive score in this category.

Durability

When you invest in a mattress, you want it to last as long as possible without the feel of it changing, it sagging or the supportive properties suffering. In order to test how durable a mattress is, a test machine is used: Heavy barrels are rolled across the mattress over and over again, simulating 10 years of use. Ideally, the firmness of the mattress should not have changed significantly, and the foams should not have sagged or became damaged during the testing process.

“Exceptional. It’s one of the highest-scoring mattresses we’ve tested in years.”

Which? The Consumers’ Association, 2020 Shop the Emma Original Mattress

Other Awards

Good Design Award, 2021

“Designed with all bodies in mind”

Good Design Award discovers new things through screening, and broadly share the discoveries with the society through the use of G Mark, and thus build a bridge to the next innovation. Good Design Award praised Emma's advanced ergonomic cutout design which provides excellent support for all body types and sleeping positions. Our cover is also described as having snug fit, contemporary design, and is removable for easy care.

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Real Homes Rated Gold, 2021

“Best Mattress UK 2021”

Real Homes called the Emma Original "the best mattress you can buy - a real crowd pleaser". Real Homes lauded the zoned support, perfect temperature control and good motion transfer. And were not possible to point one reason for you to avoid it.

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Wired Recommends, 2021

“The best mattress for regulating temperature”

Wired Recommends the Emma Original as "the best mattress for regulation temperature". After testing the mattress, Wired claims Emma Original offers the elements of support and comfort someone could expect from a premium foam construction mattress. At the same time, it also keeps your body temperature even throughout the night.

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T3, 2020

“Extremely comfortable and supportive, sleeping on the new Emma mattress is like a dream. Can there be a better mattress than this?”

Praised for it’s exceptional comfort and support, the Emma Original mattress is recommended by T3 for all body shapes and sleeping styles. Due to the minimal motion transfer of the mattress, they further highlight the suitability for sleepers who move a lot during the night and do not want to disturb their partner.

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The Mattress Guide, 2020

“There is no doubt that this is the UK’s leading mattress”

The Emma Original received a glowing review from The Mattress Guide as well. This independent mattress testing facility gave it near perfect rantings in almost all of its nine categories. They noted that the standout features of the mattress are the exceptional durability and the comfort. The Mattress Guide also praised the breathability of the mattress, stating that unlike other memory foam mattresses, it would keep you cool.

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Expert Reviews, 2020

“The Emma Original is an incredibly versatile bed-in-a-box mattress.I t offers excellent levels of support and comfort.”

The Emma Original also comes highly recommended from Expert Reviews. Their team of experts praised the mattress for being exceptionally supportive and comfortable for side sleepers, back sleepers, and front sleepers alike. Whilst they noted that foam mattresses tend to sleep warmer than other types of mattresses, the temperature-regulating top cover and upper Airgocell foam layer ensured they did not wake up feeling damp or clammy after sleeping on the Emma Original.

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Ideal Home, 2020

“Provided a super comfortable sleep on whatever our chosen night-time position”

An Ideal Home Best Buy, the Emma Original mattress stood out in particular for its ability to provide comfortable sleep whether that’s on your front, back or side. This independent magazine noted that our mattress is the best for all around comfort. They praised the exceptional durability and how easy it is to get on with the mattress. The handles were highlighted as an added bonus.

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Good Housekeeping, 2020

“Perfect for every sleep in every situation”

Good Housekeeping praised the Emma Original mattress for providing the perfect balance between comfort and support. They noted that the pressure reliving properties of the mattress led to them feeling supported and rejuvenated. The publication also praised the breathability of the mattress and the good motion isolation. Noting, that the mattress performed exceptionally well in every test and also led to their testers sleeping better.

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T3, 2019

“Emma has managed to rise above the excellent competition in this area to be crowned best mattress”

According to T3, the Emma Original is the best mattress you can buy right now. Praised for being bouncy but buoyant, the mattress performed particularly well in all categories. They noted that side sleepers in particular would love the mattress, as it provides luxurious cushioning and kept the spine straight. They also highlighted the excellent motion isolation that will prevent you from feeling your partner moving on the mattress.

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