Futons- a brief history

What we refer to as the ‘futon’ originally evolved from designs based on the traditional Japanese bedding consisting of two parts, the shikibuton (mattress) and the kakebuton (quilt cover). ┬áThe traditional Japanese futon was placed upon a tatmi mat of floor for sleeping, and was then rolled up and stored in a closet during the …

Continue reading ‘Futons- a brief history’ »