23 Outstanding Small Futon Ideas for 2018

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Futons save space. A small futon saves even more space. Here’s a list of 12 small futons. As you’ll see below, there are many types of futons (even among space-saving models).  Some of them have head and foot rests, also known as side rests, or arm rests. Browse through the selection to find the ones that do. They are highly coveted.

Our master list of small futons

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Below we set out some of our favorite styles.

1. Small Black Chelsea Convertible Futon

Small Black Chelsea Convertible Futon

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This is a compact futon with a modern design. It can be used for sitting, lounging, and sleeping. It has a wooden frame and faux leather upholstery. The futon mattress has a foam core and a square-patterned surface with indentations at the center square. It is black, and the legs are chrome colored.

This futon is designed for two people. One half of the futon can be lowered into a lying position, while the other half remains upright in a seated position. It has a weight limit of 600 pounds. Place it in the living room, basement, or office. It complements most types of contemporary room décor. This futon is part of the Ameriwood brand.

2. Compact Modern DHP Convertible Futon

Compact Modern DHP Convertible Futon

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This is a comfortable futon with multiple positions. The backs and the sides (left and right) are adjustable. Lower the sides if you don’t want to rest your arm while sitting. Lower the backs if you want to lie down. The mattress has a foam core and a microfiber/micro-suede surface. It is charcoal-colored and patterned with squares. The frame is made of metal and is chrome-colored.

This small futon has a 300 pound weight limit. If you want to share the futon with another person, push both backs and sides down. If you want to lie down by yourself, keep the backs up and one side of the futon (left) in the upright position to rest your head. Push the other side of the futon (right) down. Then, lie across the futon. This futon comes with a one year limited warranty.

3. Midcentury Delaney Split Back Brown Futon (Armless)

Midcentury Delaney Split Back Brown Futon (Armless)

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This futon has a split back design, which makes it perfect for sitting, lounging, and sleeping. The mattress is covered with brown faux leather upholstery, and it has a foam core. The surface is segmented into squares and separated by double stitching. The intersection of four squares is indented. The legs are slanted and are dark brown. The futon frame is made of wood.

This futon is part of the Dorel Home Products brand. It has a transitional style that stands out in the room. It compliments most types of modern décor in a brightly lit room. The best arrangement includes light colored hardwood floors, light colored walls, tan colored rugs, and a black end table. Place it near a corner in a room with a floor-to-ceiling window to complete the look. This futon comes with a one year limited warranty.

4. Red Contemporary Futon

Red Small Contemporary Futon

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This red futon has adjustable sides (left and right) and adjustable backs. The futon cover consists of squares that intersect at an indentation. It is made of microfiber/micro-suede upholstery. The core is made of foam, and the frame is aluminum, including the legs. As a standalone futon, it compliments medium-colored hardwood floors, light-colored brick walls, and chrome stands.

This futon comes with a one year limited warranty. It is manufactured by Dorel Home Products. This futon can be used for sitting, sleeping, and lounging. The sides of the futon can be used as a headrest or footrest by one person while lying down. If two people need to use, it, lower both backs and both sides. The weight limit for this futon is 300 pounds. There’s storage space under the futon.

5. Comfortable Chocolate Brown Futon

Comfortable Chocolate Brown Futon

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A chocolate-colored futon stands out in most rooms. This one is made of aluminum and micro-suede. The mattress has a foam core. The ends of the futon are adjustable and so are the backs. It can provide rest for one person if they lie down across the futon using the head and foot rests (ends). Two people can lie down at the same time if both backs and both ends are pushed down. The weight limit is 300 pounds.

This futon comes with a one year limited warranty. It is manufactured by Dorel Home Products. Place it in the living room or in a small space in the basement. The mattress is soft enough to sit or sleep on for hours. The surface consists of squares that intersect and indent. There’s storage space underneath this futon. If you are looking for a futon that’s unlike anything else on the market, then select this one.

6. Blue Linen Pillowtop Futon

Blue Linen Pillowtop Futon

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This futon bed would fit in a beach house. It has a blueish-gray mattress and brown legs. The surface of the mattress consists of squares that intersect to create indentations. The pattern looks great in a room with light-colored hardwood floors, white walls, and a lush green plant placed in the corner. A brown version is available as well. It can be used as a second bed for a guest room.

This futon is strong enough to hold 600 pounds. The wooden frame and tapered dowel legs are sturdy. You can sit on it or sleep on it safely. It comes with a one year warranty. This futon is designed for two people. Each person can lie down side by side on the mattress. They can also sit up and watch TV.

7. Narrow Black Convertible Futon

Narrow Black Convertible Futon


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This is a black futon with a metal frame. It has a split back design. There are four rectangular sections on each seat and back. Both backs can fold down to create a bed. Up to two people can lie down at the same time, and it can support up to 600 pounds. If you prefer something in between sitting and lying down, then this is the futon for you. It features multiple recline positions. Choose one that is comfortable and rest for hours.

The ideal place to put this futon is in the living room or office. It looks good on a medium-colored hardwood floor. It complements light green walls and bright rooms. Place pictures behind it to finish the look. This futon comes with a one year limited warranty. It is part of the DHP brand. The mattress core is made of foam and faux leather.

8. Contemporary Red and Black Microfiber Futon

Contemporary Red and Black Microfiber Futon

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A red futon will immediately attract attention. This one features plush microfiber upholstery. The top surface is red, while the rest of the mattress is black. It has a foam core, and the top surface is only 2.5 inches thick. Another noticeable feature of the mattress is the rows and columns of squares that make up the mattress. It is as soft as a pillow. The frame is metal, and the entire futon is supported by chrome-colored legs.

This metal futon is part of the Furniture of America brand, which is known for selling furnishings that appeal to urban-minded shoppers. Buy this one with other plush furniture and create a collection. Place it in a living room or the basement. You can spend hours watching TV or sleeping on this futon. Fold it down to reveal a twin flat bed.

9. Black Soft Futon with Wood Legs

Black Soft Futon with Wood Legs

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This futon is covered with microfiber upholstery. The backs and seats consist of large pillow-like sections with indentations in the center of each one. There are several colors to choose from including black, brown, charcoal, and red. The legs are darkly colored and shaped stylishly. The overall shape of this futon is rectangular. It can be placed in several locations including the living room or an office.

This futon is built for sitting, lounging, and sleeping. The flat bed is thin and can accommodate one person. As a sofa, it can seat at least two people. It is part of the Dorel Home Products brand, which is a leading manufacturer of home furnishing products. The company is known for style and versatility. The DHP Lodge Futon looks like it belongs in a ski resort. Now, you can have one in your home.

10. Club-Style Brown Futon (Compact)

Club-Style Brown Futon (Compact)

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The Milo futon from Furniture of America can be placed in an office. It is built for rest, but it may not look like it. Sit down on it during the workday to relax. It is made of black faux leather and flame-retardant foam padding. There are rows of squares separated by white stitching. At the intersections of these squares, there are indentations. It is a twin sized mattress, which can be folded flat to reveal a bed.

This futon has a transitional style. Match it with similar furnishings. It will standout in a bright room. Place it against a wall, and place a coffee table in front of it. This arrangement will attract weary employees as they pass by. They may even take a seat and rest before returning back to work.

11. Euro-Style Futon with Arms

Euro-Style Futon with Arms


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An upholstered futon with chrome legs and adjustable sides is the ultimate futon to have in the home. This one has a linen covering and a foam core. The frame is made of metal, and the sides have storage slips similar to the back seat in a car. Store magazines and newspapers here, and read them when you like to.

The sides fold down to reveal a bed. The back section remains vertical, which is an interesting design for a futon. There are three color options – tan, purple, and navy linen. This futon look great in a bright room with white walls, wall-mounted black shelves, light-colored hardwood floors, and a gray rug.

12. Color Block Adjustable Futon Sofa

Color Block Adjustable Futon Sofa

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This sofa bed has a wooden frame and flannel covering. The blue surface is divided into squares that line the backs and seats. They create indentations at the point where they intersect. The legs are stylish and strong.

The ideal place for this sleeper sofa is in the living room. It looks great near large windows. It contrasts well with tan walls and silver-colored granite or marble floors. Place a rug in front of it to complete the look.







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