What is a futon? This is the question that strikes every person’s mind when he hears this name. Well, a futon is a basically a matress that is designed with a foldable frame, along with a stuffed cotton bedding. It is term which is used when it comes to small couches that can be easily converted into a bedding matress.
History about this comfortable piece of furniture:
A futon is a creation of Japanese tradition, which created a quilted matress, mostly laid on the floor. It consisted of a matress and a cover, which was easily foldable and was kept in the side of the room. The concept of futon came into existence in the early 1970’s which gained a lot of popularity because of the innumerable benefits of space saving feature.
A western futon is very different from a traditional one because previously a futon when not in use was folded and kept away but a modern futon when not needed for a bedding purpose is converted into a couch so that people can easily use it during day time. The modern futon comes with a frame so that it can be folded into a couch at any time of the day.
- A futon is basically used in houses that have a shortage of space to store different furniture since it can easily converted from a couch to a matress.
- Generally, a futon comes in three standard sizes which include, full, twin and queen size. Most of the time, people go for a large size futon because it upholds a lot of advantages, like it can easily accommodate the whole of body and the person can sleepy comfortably, unlike the smaller ones.
- People who buy a futon, usually buy a futon cover along so that it remains protected from the unwanted, undesirable dust, dirt and stains
A futon is a perfect solution for college students and apartment dwellers since they don’t have much space in the room. Futons’ nowadays comes in exiting color schemes and variations that actually enhance the décor of the room. There are various shops online and offline who puts futons for sale, so that more and more people can enjoy the comfort and elegance of the futon. A person can buy this amazing piece of furniture in unique styles and designs which comes in various materials like, polyester, cotton, fibre and more.
If you are planning a buy a futon for regular use, go for a durable one, like one having synthetic fiber, polyester, which ensure to provide comfort and durability at the same time. When we compare the price range of a futon to a normal bedding matress, one can notice the astonishing price difference, because the price of a futon is much lower than a normal matress. It is an effective space saver because it performs the job of both a couch and a matress, which is the general reason why people buy a futon, instead of going for an individual couch and a matress.