Sofa beds have become quite fashionable lately, coming in a variety of styles, fabrics, designs and colors. In alphabetical order, let’s take a look at five of the top North American manufacturers of the handy, versatile convertible sofa bed.
- American Furniture Alliance (AFA) is, obviously, an American company that started about 20 years ago and is based out of California. They specialize in a modern furniture line that is “designed to evolve, adapt and satisfy every generation to come”. Their defining style is trendy and contemporary. One of their main furniture lines is high quality futon sofa beds. They use both hardwood and metal for pleasing designs, and offer a wide variety of cool, high end fabrics for their thick, quality coil mattresses. Style and comfort, a couch and a bed, what more could you need?
- Furniture FX is a “fashion forward lifestyle furniture company” that is also based out of California. As they design their furniture, they have three focuses in mind. That their designs are fashionable, reflecting elements from today’s society. That their products are high quality, meeting tough market standards. And lastly, that everything they manufacture is reliable and backed by a manufacturer’s warranty. All of their sofa beds use the unique European clic clac design where the back will lie flat to form a bed. Their sofas come in a variety of solid colors, mostly micro fiber fabrics but also faux leather upholstery.
- Handy Living’s furniture is designed to ship directly to the consumer’s door, can be easily assembled and is affordable. Based out of Illinois, they strive to combine craftsmanship with innovative function. Their sofa beds also use a reclining lay flat system, similar to a futon, but in appearance they resemble a traditional, upholstered couch.
- Kiira Designs is a Canadian company and all of their products are made in North America. They specialize in 100% natural leather furnishings, though they also offer faux-suede upholstery. Many of their sofa beds come as part of sectionals comprising a variety of pieces, such as a recliner, console, corner seat and the sofa bed. Though sofa beds alone are also available. Their sofa beds are the traditional pull-out style where the bed is stored under the seat cushions.