Welcome to the Futon group of SmartGuy.com. Feel free to interact with other professionals from across the world. You can find professionals, find deals on services, find professionals who might barter, or simple post questions, comments, or suggestions. A futon is a Japanese traditional style bedding, consisting of both a mattress and a duvet cover. The futon is pliable enough to be aired, folded and stored away in a large closet during the day allowing the room to serve for multiple purposes other than as a bedroom.