We’re sure that you’ve heard about two of the hottest new bed types out there: the sofa bed and the futon. But do you know what they mean? Could they be the future for your bedroom? Or perhaps what you really need is a solid, traditional bed like an Ottoman storage bed, in reality? If you’re uncertain then you're in the right place. Here at Furnitureful we’re going to cover everything to do with these modern and trendy beds, from explaining what they are to, to their advantages and disadvantages as well any alternatives to them. So, without further ado, let’s get into it!
What is a futon?
A futon is a low lying frame for a mattress that when folded can turn into a recliner. These Japanese style beds are becoming increasingly popular however, they are not for everyone. Below are some pros and cons:
What is a sofa bed?
A sofa bed is a type of bed that can be converted into a sofa also by lowering the hinged back into a horizontal position.
Overall, it’s clear to see that both have their pros and cons. Although both are great space savers, in particular, we would recommend other bed types over them like the Ottoman storage bed or more traditional beds that are likely to leave you with a more enjoyable night time experience.
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