Futon mattress covers – To the Westerners we do not like the idea of giving several uses to the bedroom and we give the furniture of the bed a great importance. For this reason, a special type of small structures has been developed that fulfill the same function of the tatami. They are so low that they transmit the sensation of being sleeping directly on the floor and its aesthetic is of Japanese inspiration. In these beds, tatamis are usually placed on a wooden slatted bed, thus favoring the ventilation of the futon and isolating, on the other hand, the humidity, the cold and the heat.
Unlike the Japanese, our futon mattress covers are much thicker, resembling traditional mattresses (approximately 12 cm in beds and 7-10 cm in sofa beds). Traditional futons are made from cotton. Esperanza Moriones, from Futonia , explains: “Sheets of this material are used to achieve a firm surface that does not deform and adapt well to the body.”
For those who find this type of futon mattress covers hard, there are also models that interlay layers of natural latex. “With them you get a base to rest softer and deeper. In addition, it is a more durable product, since the perforated structure of the latex allows a better ventilation of the cotton