mattressunderground logo

Articles in Category: Luma Sleep

Luma Logo
Luma BUSINESS Profile & Info
Ask Luma a question on our FORUM


  • ABOUT Luma Sleep & its founder Steve Russo

    Luma Sleep™ was founded in 2015 by three veterans of the US mattress industry who had worked together at Latex International (now Talalay Global) from 2001-2005. Steve was the President & CEO at LI who went on to be President of Consolidated Bedding (Spring Air), Restonic and Southerland. Jim, who started his career at Sealy and Simmons, stayed at LI leading sales while David went on to start and run Barnum Design, a brand marketing company based in NY. Our mattress industry and product expertise come from our collective experiences as hands-on executives working in the US mattress supply chain as component suppliers, mattress manufacturers, retailers and through Luma Sleep™, e-commerce retail.

    Read more... in the ABOUT tab above

    ARTICLES ~ Luma Sleep Industry Expert 

The Four Tenets That Make a Great Mattress

There are two comments customers frequently repeat in my store when picking out a mattress, and both comments have validity, but not maybe in the manner you’d expect.  The first comment is, “You can’t tell anything by trying out a mattress for 20 seconds.
When Luma Sleep’s founders developed the company’s mattress product line, they reached out to Michael J. Breus, PhD, The Sleep Doctor™. From his research and design work with developing the Dr. Breus Bed over 10 years ago, Dr. Michael identified what he has come to define as the Four Tenets to Better Sleep.  They are...

  • FREE Consumer Subscription & Purchase Discounts

    Offered to consumers who Create an Account to register on OUR FORUM to ask questions or share mattress related experiences. Additionally, TMU Consumer Subscribers receive discounts/bonuses from some of the best quality/value Mattress Manufacturers & Retailers in North America.


  • CONNECTING Consumers with Trusted Manufacturers & Retailers

    The Mattress Underground (TMU) website connects consumers with the most Trusted Manufacturers & Retailers throughout North America. All TMU Members have agreed to provide TMU consumer subscrilbers price discounts/bonus higher or equal to all other discounts offered on their own sites or throughout the Internet.

      • For eCommerce purchases, please check here for the unique discount code(s) offered by each TMU Trusted member.
      • When purchasing locally simply present the referral certificate provided by the TMU Trusted Member linked above or mention “The Mattress Underground” when visiting their store.


  • QUALITY Manufacturers & KNOWLEDGEABLE Retailers

    The Business membership of this site is by invitation and is only offered when we are satisfied that what you offer places you in the upper tier of mattress manufacturers & retailers across North America in terms of quality, knowledge & transparency, and service. If you believe that your company meets the quality/value criteria please complete and submit the PMAF form here to start the review process.

    Membership Requirements

  • Membership Disclosure

    The Mattress Underground offers free consumer subscription & paid membership for select mattress manufacturers or retailers. Member dues/fees are our source of income as The Mattress Underground is expensive to operate and employs people. For those manufacturers or retailers that have been invited to become members, and for any consumer that wishes to find their "best fit" mattress, we hope you choose to take advantage of what TMU offers as we believe the value of our services and information, our willingness and ability to work on behalf of and connect educated consumers with the better retailers and manufacturers across the US and Canada, are second to none on the internet. Mattress manufacturer and retailer memberships are available for companies that sell directly to consumers, but are by invitation only.

    In order to ensure full transparency with our readers, we’d like to disclose the following about our member relationships:

    • Consumers have free subscription but can voluntarily donate to help TMU operate.
    • Mattress retailers that qualify to be a Trusted Member pay monthly dues/fees.
    • Mattress manufacturers that qualify to be a Trusted Member pay monthly dues/fees
    More information about the benefits and services that TMU members receive can be found on the Our Services page of this website