What is a futon?

Answer A staple of college dorms everywhere, futons have become some of the most popular furniture choices in the United States. What you may not know is that this sofa style originated in Japan.Identifi... Read More »

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What kind of futon mattress is best for a couch/futon?

On One Hand: Light Usage.If your futon won't see much wear and tear, cotton may be an economical mattress material. Cotton mattresses are among the cheaper mattresses, depending on the manufacturer... Read More »

What Size Is a Futon?

Futons are designed in many styles and sizes. The size of futon bed frames currently are twin, (for a single sleeper) and full and queen sizes are also available to accommodate larger mattresses fo... Read More »

What is a futon sofa?

Futons originated in Japan and have been adapted to Western culture. In Japan, the futon serves as the primary bedding choice. The Western variation is an alternative to a sleeper sofa. During the... Read More »

What is the origin of the futon?

The futon originated in Japan and was designed to be used as a mattress with tatami flooring. In the United States, the futon has taken on a much different shape then the Japanese version. The Japa... Read More »