Futons, Frames & Covers

Futons, Frames & Covers

A futon, which has its origins in Japan, is a quilted mattress that can be rolled out and enjoyed as a bed, and also includes a type of sofa that may be unfolded for sleeping. It is a practical piece of furniture that serves a multitude of functions for bedroom, living room, office, den, or porch. The futon mattress is available to suit a diverse range of bedding and decorating options.

Do futons come in a variety of styles and sizes?

Futons are a versatile piece of furniture. They can be a minimalist mattress that can be unrolled, and they can also include a structured frame, often made of wood or metal. These frames can be styled as a sofa, chaise lounger, ottoman, or loveseat when upright, then laid flat to make up a bed. Both futons and futon frames are available to accommodate twin, full, queen, and king size mattresses and bedding options.

What are some methods for selecting a futon mattress?

There are many options to pick the right futon mattress for any room. You can select a mattress and frame separately, making sure to coordinate the right size. Or you can buy a futon and frame as a complete set. Some considerations to pick your futon include:

  • Size of mattress - Select from twin, twin extra-long, full, queen, king, and California king.
  • Mattress style - Do you want a roll-up traditional Japanese mattress or the type that may be incorporated for use with a frame?
  • Frame - Choose a style from a sofa, a chaise, a loveseat, or other design that may incorporate seating functions.
  • Futon cover: If you want your futon to function as a sofa or seat, consider a futon cover and accessories, such as matching pillows. Some typical covers are comprised of fabric, upholstery, faux leather, or leather. Covers are available in an array of fashionable colors.
Are futons available from a wide variety of manufacturers?

You will find a generous selection of futons mattresses, frames, covers, and accessories from time-honored Japanese brands and contemporary American companies. Some of the options include:

  • Blazing Needles
  • Handmade
  • Jaxx
  • Mainstays
  • Unbranded
Are traditional Japanese style futons offered?

Yes, you can find authentic Japanese bedding, from the six-fold style to family-size. There are also all the accessories to complete your bedding system, including comforters, covers, pillows, and storage systems.

What features does a futon mattress provide?

As a bed or as a multi-function piece of furniture, a futon offers some features, such as ease of use and efficient use of space. A futon mattress is a choice for furniture that offers a myriad of storage options.