Serving as the perfect sofa during the day, and the perfect bed at night, the Milan futon provides the ultimate in versatility and comfort! The Milan futon frame features an elegant flare arm style formed by smooth, curved and bent hardwood pieces. Finished in a rich black lacquer, the Milan creates a simple, modern impression while revealing a clean, Italian-like impression. Large pillows look great (sold separately) when placed against the wide, outward curved arms. Built with 100% solid plantation grown Indonesian Oak, the Milan is made to last providing years of uncompromising use. That's important, because only these woods can completely resist warping or splitting. No plywood or veneers are used; only solid hardwoods pass the Cottonwood test for long-lasting beauty and durability. For maximum beauty and protection, this frame is finished with a 7-step precision process for a durable finish and long-lasting beauty. The Milan has been carefully designed and manufactured by means of an environmentally friendly "green process." The grid style seat and back decks, with their increased surface support, are the perfect platform for any futon mattress...evenly distributing ones weight to avoid the uncomfortable feeling the bars of the more common metal tubular ladder bars. The Milan is MTL tested, to ensure years of comfort, support, and durability. Love at First Sit.....What creates the comfort of the sit is the combination of the futon mattress selection and frame geometry. The Milan. meets the leisure furniture U.S. sitting standards for optimal sitting comfort. Not all frames are created equal. If any of the dimensions are outside the standards, the sit will not be comfortable. When combined with the ability to adjust the futon mattress, you can end up with a sitting comfort that is perfect and particular to your personal preference. Enjoy the benefits of buying from the manufacturer...better product...better value!