Furniture is something that is really the center of attraction of the guests that walk into your home. It actually acts as the object of making the first impression of your house and thus can either set the mood for people or can act as a real buzzkill. Therefore, it is more than imperative that in the modern world, be it in a professional setup or in a personal setup, that one pays the utmost attention to the furniture being made in use. With a lot of things that one can put up in the premises, a futon is really a worthy choice of addition for your living room/lobby/office for it is a perfect mix of giving away a casual yet formal look at the same time. However, there are some factors that one should keep in mind before buying a futon. Some of these include:
- Frame- whether it would be able to hold the desired number of people or not
- Type and quality of the mattress- to determine the level of comfort that a person would feel while sitting on it
- Covers- to give away a beautiful and appealing look
- Size- to determine the number of people that can fit on the futon in a single go
- Purpose- whether it has to be used for sitting, or sleeping, or both
Keeping the above factors in mind, let us explore some of the best futons on the market right now-
Best 10 Full Futon Frames & Mattresses
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS WOOD ARM FUTON WITH 8-INCH COIL MATTRESS, OATMEAL LINEN
This futon by Better Homes is a perfect thing of relish to the eyes. Being extremely attractive and beautiful in its appearance, the Futon is more than just a beautiful-looking piece of furniture. Made out of a really sturdy frame of metal, the Futon is made to last with you for a long time to come. Complemented with 8 inch thick mattresses that are covered in twill ensure comfort and coziness to their heights.
What’s even better is that you can use this futon as a place to sit during the day and also as a bed to crash during the night. Just pull the casing from the front, and you’re all set! The beautiful design of the futon aligns wonderfully with all sorts of interiors- classic, contemporary, or modern, making it a classy and a must-have addition to your furniture.
STUDIO BIFOLD FUTON – FULL
As far as a mattress style futon is concerned, the Studio Bifold futon is a great addition to your furniture and living room in terms of adding both simplicity as well as chicness at the same time. With the frame made completely out of some of the highest quality wood, there is very little doubting the strength and durability of the entire futon. No mattresses are included with it so that’s kind of a shame. But club it with some good quality mattresses and you have a really cute futon to your name that can be used in 5 different positions with the ultimate one being reclined fully to account as a bed; a futon that you can actually put in one corner of your room when using it for sitting purposes and wherever you wish while using it as a bed. Make sure though that while using it as a bed you have ample space in your room otherwise it’s just going to make it look congested!
NIRVANA FUTONS ARDEN FUTON FRAME- FULL SIZE, SOLID HARDWOOD
The Arden futon frame by Nirvana is a really well-built and excellent choice for a futon to be added to your living room or to your guest room or to your studio or maybe even to your office. With a design and look that can pass for all types of decors, the Arden futon frame offers some really great value especially for its asking price. With a wood constructed frame, the Arden is a companion for a really long time to come. Assembling the entire frame on your own is a little tedious and complicated but once you get through with it, you have a futon that you can use to sit, recline, and even use as a bed to sleep on. With a ground-lift of a normal sofa, the chances of a dead leg from dangling is completely eradicated.
BRENTWOOD TRAY ARM FULL-SIZE WOOD FUTON FRAME AND STORAGE DRAWERS- HERITAGE FINISH
The look of the Brentwood Tray futon is more that of a mid-century appearance. Donning a real antique look that is bound to bring class as well as sophistication in your living room, the Brentwood futon is made out of some really hard and quality wood thus giving it strength apart from its fabulous looks.
The secret to its fabulous looks is the manner in which it has been painted- achieved in a multi-staged process, allowing for various layers of paint and color to accumulate, thus giving away the vibrancy that the Brentwood futon so proudly boasts of. Measuring 96” x 54” x 23.25”, the futon is more than capable to allow for at least 2 people to fit very easily and up to 4 people on its frame. The level of comfort all depends on the mattress used (for the futon comes devoid of one) but one thing is ensured, with the Brentwood futon, the game of your living room is bound to go up by a considerate amount.
NIRVANA FUTONS WESTFIELD WOOD FUTON FRAME- FULL SIZE
The Nirvana Westfield Wood futon frame in terms of its design is really sleek which gives it a really beautiful appearance and makes it extremely friendly in terms of positioning in your house. With the futon bearing the ability to be multi-positional, this particular futon is best situated in a sweet corner of your room where it can be used for normal sitting, or as a lounger, or ultimately as a full-size bed. While making it into a bed what should be kept in mind is to pull it a couple of inches from the wall to prevent the head side falling with a thud on the floor! Constructed out of some really high-quality and sturdy pieces of wood, the structure of the frame is as tough as one can ask of from a futon. Putting it together is also a fairly easy DIY project.
DHP BERGEN WOOD ARM AND METAL FUTON FRAME WITH 6-INCH COIL MATTRESS, MID CENTURY DESIGN, CONVERTS TO FULL-SIZE BED- TAN LINEN
The DHP Bergen futon is all about comfort- whether you are sitting on it just like every other person, or are using it as a recliner, or are using it in terms of a sleeper. The entirety of the frame structure is not a uniform material throughout, but rather a hybrid where the arms are constructed out of metal and the rest of the structure is made out of hardwood to give the whole of the frame structure an enhanced level of sturdiness. The included mattress with the futon has been given a color coding that matches not just with that of the futon, but in fact, enhances its overall look to give your house an attractive piece of furniture that just stands out. The design of the same has also been kept a little more on the antique side to throw a bit of class and sophistication too.
DHP DILLAN CONVERTIBLE FUTON WITH MICROFIBER UPHOLSTERY, GRAY
The Dillan convertible futon by DHP is a great option for a piece of furniture to enhance or create the appeal of your lounge area. The overall look of the DHP Dillan is more bent towards a casual look instead of a formal one. Like almost all futons on the market, the Dillan is also a multi-functional futon that can be deployed to sit, relax your back, or completely sleep in.
The selling point for the futon though, is the construction material used in it throughout. With almost all parts of the futon frame made out of the best materials possible to give each truss and segment the highest level of strength makes the DHP Dillan one of the sturdiest futon frames in the market. The same frame is complemented by a really bold color choice and combination to throw off some really great levels of appeal and beauty from it.
DHP PAXSON CONVERTIBLE FUTON COUCH BED WITH LINEN UPHOLSTERY AND WOOD LEGS – GREY
The DHP Paxson is one of the most comfortable futons out in the current market that one can ask for all owing to its relatively more incline in its sitting position. The reclining position and the sleeping flatbed are exactly the same as other futons making the Paxson a multi-functional futon overall.
Appearance wise, the Paxson is pretty appealing and warm to the eyes. What does give the Paxson an edge in the looks, and design department is its leg build- which are rounded in their appearance and padded to deter away from the standard sleek and blunt legs. The added padding make sure that the frame is even more protected than it already is while keeping the floors scratch-free at the same time. Another selling point for the Paxson is its minimal weight as per its design as well as its easy assembly.
DHP EMILY FUTON SOFA BED, MODERN CONVERTIBLE COUCH WITH CHROME LEGS QUICKLY CONVERTS INTO A BED, BLACK FAUX LEATHER
The Emily futon sofa bed truly lives up to the tagline of its brand name- “Solutions for small space living”. It truly is a piece of furniture that caters to the need of all sorts of environments and lifestyles. The appeal and design of the Emily futon sofa bed bend more towards the modern outlook of an environment/setup. With a split back to allow more comfort to the person sitting on it by allowing some free space between the support and sitting platforms. The same futon can be consecutively transformed into a recliner and finally into a bed, thus making it another multi-functional futon in the market.
Priced really at an affordable cost, the Emily futon frame offers extreme value for its money both design wise as well as build wise. Club that with a really easy putting together and you have for yourself a gem of a choice.
NOVOGRATZ BRITTANY SOFA FUTON, PREMIUM LINEN UPHOLSTERY, AND WOODEN LEGS, MUSTARD LINEN
In the looks and design department, very few futons actually come close to matching the appeal and sophistication offered by the Brittany futon from Novogratz. Being a total attraction to the eyes (mostly thanks to its bright and vibrant oak color), the Brittany is also sturdy as you like (a frame built completely out of the best quality hardwood). With the legs of the futon also matching extensively with the body, the appearance and liking towards the futon only grows on you.
The complementary mattresses with the futon give a whole other-worldly comfort to the person sitting on it; comfort that is provided by the foam that is used as a filling for said mattresses. The material used for the upholstery hasn’t been specified, but its quality can be trusted with closed eyes owing to its extremely easy cleaning and maintenance.
DIVANO ROMA FURNITURE COLLECTION – MODERN PLUSH TUFTED LINEN FABRIC SPLITBACK LIVING ROOM SLEEPER FUTON (LIGHT BLUE)
The Roma futon from Divano is not at all what you can call generic. This is highlighted in the color combinations that are used in the same. Not to say that the colors are unappealing, but are in fact probably the biggest selling point for the Roma. With extremely bright and vibrant colors that make not just your eyes, but in fact the setup in which it is placed, pop (with colors).
With a split back design to allow for added comfort while sitting, the Roma too is a multi-functional futon that can be used for the same 3 purposes- sitting, reclining, and sleeping. The mattress and the upholstery are all coated with linen on the outside to make the sleeping experience smooth literally. With a wood frame, the Roma is probably one of the finest crafted and comfortable futons available in the market right now!
MAINSTAY MEMORY FOAM FUTON, BLACK PU (BLACK PU)
Once more, the Mainstay futon is also not something that we can refer to as generic, this time owing to the material used on it. And no, we are not talking about the material used for the frame or the skeleton of the futon, but rather the material used for the mattress part of the futon. Instead of using anything on the standard lines, the Mainstay futon makes use of memory foam to account for the really comfortable sitting/reclining/sleeping experience on the futon. Memory foam, though, is something that does not really suit everyone, but at the same time is not something that would trouble many people.
The memory foam offers some really excellent support as well as comfort to those making use of the futon. Also being extremely easy to set up and not taking much of the space in your room makes it a really excellent choice amongst buyers (especially those with a shortage of carpet area at their disposal).