8 Most Comfortable Futons For Small Spaces In 2022!
As someone who just graduated from college and has to move a lot, buying a futon instead of a couch or sofa just makes more sense, here is why:
- Futons are more affordable: you can buy a great quality futon at, let’s say $200, which is a lot cheaper than a couch.
- Futons are more versatile: a futon can easily be folded up to create a couch and pulled out flat to resemble a bed.
- You can get creative with a futon: by changing up the mattress cover and adding funky throw pillows, you can change its style in multiple ways.
But with so many options out there in the market, it can be confusing to choose the right futon that really suits your need. Don’t worry! In this article, I’ve gathered some of the best futons with impeccable ratings. If you want to find more of our recommendations for the best futons below, keep scrolling for more details on how to choose the best one for your space and needs.
Esteves 77.75" Square Arm Sofa
This futon by Esteves is for people who want a futon that still look like a regular sofa. It comes in three colors: pink, blue and grey. I personally prefer the grey one, it has a minimalist style, which perfectly fits into any style of decoration. in a room mainly with nonpartisan tones, a gray sofa appears to be a wise decision. A gray sofa mixes into the room style and fills in as an incredible background for improving pieces with complex patterns.
This is the best option for average consumers for multiple reasons. As a sofa, it’s stylish enough to be the center of any social space and comfortable enough for you to just be curled up to the latest Netflix series. The width and the depth of this futon are appropriate for both the living room and office. And if someone is with you for a sleepover or you want to lie down for a nap, just push down the split back and the futon turns into a bed! The extra stuffing makes this futon super comfortable to lie on.
Tallulah Memory Foam Futon
This futon is for those looking for EXTRA comfort. The seats are filled with high-density foam and responsive memory foam that will cradle your body and relieve pressure points while you are watching TV or taking afternoon naps. One reviewer describes this futon to be “really good quality … Fabric is so soft and the frame is super sturdy. Memory foam is firm but supportive. Best futon I have ever seen or felt.”
Besides the comfort, it has a vintage silhouette which I love, along with rounded lines and button-tufted details in soft velvet upholstery. The wood frame is also a nice touch, it is not only sturdy but also gives this futon a touch of elegance.
And by the way, NOVOGRATZ has a line dedicated to sofas and futons, definitely check it out if you are a fan of this brand.
Serta Rane Convertible Sofa
The sleek polished chrome legs and the futuristic silhouette give this tufted futon a retro-modern vibe. I’m sure your retro-themed home will eat this glossy vintage piece up!
From Serta, the top mattress brand, this futon is stuffed with high-density foam, so it is comfortable to sit on as it is stylish. This convertible sofa is made from premium-quality polyester and has a solid hardwood frame construction, allowing you to use a vacuum cleaner to suck out the dust on it. When the night comes, fully recline the back of this amazing futon to turn it into a twin-size bed, it also has Sertas Finger Guard protection to avoid injury.
It’s also very easy to assemble too! Check out this review video to know more about this futon highly recommended by its users!
FRIHETEN Corner sofa-bed with storage
Under-futon storage is always a plus, but when you’re living in a tight apartment and don’t have room for a dresser dedicated to storage, it’s absolutely essential. Among the futons in IKEA’s product line, this one excels in having the most built-in storage.
The built-in storage is easy to access, just pull the cushion up with a little bit of strength, and you can stow bedding, books, and PJs in the spacious under-futon room. When the night comes, recline the back of this futon to turn it into a bed. And after a good night’s sleep, you can effortlessly convert your bedroom or guest room into a living room again. What’s even better, just like most of IKEA’s products, it’s really easy to resemble, check this instruction video if you want to learn more about this fantastic futon!
Novogratz Leyla Loveseat
All of the futons listed above are suitable for small spaces, but if even they are not compact enough for you, This futon by Novogratz is your best bet since you’re short on square footage and want a futon to host an occasional overnight guest.
This 60"L x 30"W x 32"H futon can fit into every corner of your living room or office. With its elegant chrome legs, it doesn’t look too clumsy and adds a sense of lightness to your room. And if you want to rest for a bit, simply fold down the wide track armrests, and now you have a Sleeper sofa. Another really useful design is that it has storage pockets on the outside of the arm, where you can keep your favorite magazines and books.
Whether you want a pop of color or stay in a neutral contemporary style, This futon comes in a wide variety of color options you can choose to best compliment your living space.
Andes Full Leather Futon
This sofa is pricy, I’m not gonna lie, but it’s definitely worth its price. If you are against animal fur products like me, but still want a futon that has the look and feel of genuine leather, check it out!
Although it is much more expensive than most of the futons out there on the market, it is also more durable. When compared to animal fur, faux fur tends to stay in great condition for years. When properly cared for, a faux fur futon can seem good as new. On the other hand, animal fur futons tend to change as the years pass. With faux fur, you’ll enjoy this futon for years without noticing a difference in appearance. Read this article if you want to learn more about animal furs! The body of this futon is made with FSC-certified wood from responsibly managed forests. This raises the manufacturing cost of this futon, but it’s totally worth it.
By the way, if you want to properly tend your faux fur futon, consider purchasing the Mohawk Leather Pull-Up Revive Care Kit when placing the order.
** Wade Logan Adoncia Armless Sleeper**
As a newly graduated, I have a tight space and budget, and I got this futon by Wade Logan, which just blew me away with its functionality and endurability. If you need something compact and budget-friendly, read on.
At about 65 inches in length, it’s one of the most compact of the full-size futons on our list. You can fit it into kids’ bedrooms, home offices, dorms, or first apartments, all seem appropriate. Comes in three colors, you can customize it as you like, and with its clean silhouette, featuring button-tufted cushions, this futon with a classic look is adaptable to many styles of decor.
Japanese FUTON Layti 140 sofa bed
A Japanese futon is basically the minimalist’s alternative to a sofa futon. And this Sofa Layti 140 Futon is a classic in its Japanese design. It’s minimal, it’s functional, it’s fresh, and it’s loved by minimalists. So if you are interested in minimalism style, you will probably love this futon.
The solid beech wood is rare, which explains its high price, it is very sturdy too, able to hold up to the weight of 200kg. The mattress comes in multi-colors, which makes it more versatile for you to customize. The functionality of this foldable futon chair makes it an excellent extra bed when needed because it is comfortable to sleep on as well as to sit on.
The three-layered futon has a soft-firm-soft structure, providing both comfort and support, allowing your overnight guests to get a good night’s sleep. Want to know what it feels like to sleep on a futon? Watch this video to learn about it!
- Best All-Around Futon For Average Consumers: Esteves 77.75" Square Arm Sofa
- Best Futon With Comfortable Memory Foam: Tallulah Memory Foam Futon
- Best Futon With Large Storage Capacity: FRIHETEN Corner sofa-bed with storage
- Best Futon With Retro-Morden Style: Serta Rane Convertible Sofa
- Best Futon Suitable For Small Spaces: Novogratz Leyla Loveseat
- Best Futon Made Of Sustainable Faux Leather: Andes Full Leather Futon
- Best Budget Futon For Money Saving: Wade Logan Adoncia Armless Sleeper
- Best Futon With Minimal Japanese Esthetics: Japanese FUTON Layti 140 sofa bed