Poetry Sofa Bed 3 seat

From £695.00

FREE delivery is the first point to emphasise.

However, since the start of the Pandemic we have experienced huge difficulties to keep up with demand. Our supplier of quality Sofa Beds is Danish company Karup Design. They have undergone changes in the way they operate and as a result grown massively since 2020. This is a positive thing inasmuch  that it demonstrates people like the product range. But demand outstrips supply at this moment in time.


Its a POPULAR model and the lead time (wait) is about 5 weeks. Apologies to those that wanted something sooner.

POETRY Sofa Bed suitable for 3 people to sit on and 2 people sleep.

Contemporary Sofa Bed 130 x 190 cm Made from sustainable timber. NO Cool Grey Finish 

701 NATURALSlate 312Deep Blue 315Grey 746Granite 314 Beige 747  Bordeaux 710  Mocca 755  Petrol Blue 757Linen 914  Forest Green 745

Fabric Selection *

Fabric 80 per cent Cotton and 20 per cent Polyester

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Guaranteed Day Monday-Friday

Frame Colour *

Choose your frame colour

Poetry Sofa Bed 3 seat: FSC® Timber

Poetry Sofa Bed has an unusual name for what is a functional piece of furniture. However we think it adds to its mystique. With all models manufactured by Karup Design in Denmark the Pine timber is top quality and has an FSC kite mark. This tells us that the timber grows in a sustainable way by foresters who are paid a living wage.

  • Another feature, the Poetry converts from sofa to bed and vice versa by releasing the leather straps. Therefore just pop the studs at the sides of the frame. A simple manoeuvre is all that’s needed, absolutely no fuss at all.
  • This sofa bed measures 130 x 190 cm when laid out flat as a bed. 130 cm is a little less that standard UK measurement for double width, which is 140 cm. Even so there’s enough space for two adults to sleep. While in use as a sofa there’s enough room for a cosy threesome, the 190 cm measurement is a standard UK double size for length.
  • We like to offer a choice when we can and the Poetry ia available in  x 3 finishes. These can be seen in the drop down menu above.
  • Futon Mattress 

    Size: Width: 130 cm, Length: 190 cm, Height: 14 cm 

    Filling: 14 cm recycled mixed fibre mattress with a core of 4 cm foam 

    Mattress cover material: 80 % cotton + 20 % polyester

  • CHOICE is central to what we do and the latest textile is UK made and completely chemical free called Cottonsafe®

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We always have stock coming from Karup Design so it's worth calling 020 7223 7212. However for the next few months lead time will be about 9 weeks. 

When your order arrives in our warehouse I get in touch with you and suggest a delivery date and when agreed it's guaranteed. Beyond that we can request an a.m. (08.30-13.00) or p.m. (13.00-18.30) slot. However the request is at the discretion of our couriers who do what they can to comply with your wishes.

You can specify a date or I'll suggest a date in the order confirmation email and you can amend as necessary. It is also possible to leave deliveries in a garage, with a neighbour or even at the back of a house. This request has to be made ahead of time and you feel it's safe to do so.


Seat width: 100 cm / 39″ Seat Length: 200 cm / 72″ Seat Height: 90 cm / 36″

Bed length: 200 cm / 72″ Bed width: 130 cm / 51″ Bed Height: 40 cm / 16″

Flat pack dimensions of the Poetry futon sofa bed are:

Box 1 Length: 224cm  Width: 23cm   Depth: 11cm

Box 2 Length: 194 cm  Width: 19 cm   Depth: 9 cm

Box 3 Length: 130 cm  Width: 95 cm   Depth: 30 cm

Origin: Poland  Weight: 55 kg   Cu. Mt. 0.47

Simple home assembly is required, taking about 45 minutes   

Assembling your Poetry Sofa Bed is very straightforward as there’s only a few pieces. The finished piece of furniture is a comfy, solid, functional sofa bed.
My tips to you are: remove the parts from the packaging, then the box etc..should be put out of the way. Give yourself room to operate. Check you have everything the “book of words” says you should have.
Take your time, follow the plan and accept help or ask for more hands when necessary. Finally, no macho tightening bolts into barrel nuts, just “finger tight” when using the supplied allin key. Simples,and if not please call me.020 7223 7212.

Love Your Futon

Essentially we feel it makes perfect sense to not just look after your futon but Love Your Futon. When you invest hundreds of pounds in a futon mattress get the best possible use from it. We insert a Care Leaflet with every futon mattress that we make. Therefore please take the time to digest the useful advice on the page. Furthermore as specialist futon mattress makers we want you to benefit from the sound sleep we hope it gives.

First Love

A few customers mention how thick the futon mattresses are when they first arrive in a customer's home. We explain on the leaflet and also when they call that there's air in the layers of filling. As a result the futon has to be in use for a week or so before there's some settlement. This "bedding in" process is completely normal and most of all necessary to have an even surface.

Other Love

While we want to get rid of the air at the beginning of the futon mattress's life, things move on. We very much hope the futon sits on a surface of slats.  This is especially relevant as we want air to circulate around the mattress. If air circulates it will enable a drying out process to occur. We all sweat at night when we sleep and the moisture can reside in the filling and eventually create mould. Drying out the futon will prevent mould from growing. On a hot dry day take your futon outside and let it sit in the sun to get completely dry. An open window can help get the same effect.
After 7-9 years
I hope you will have much use from your wonderful comfy futon mattress. But probably after nearly a decade the time will be approaching when you have to say "goodbye" old friend.

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