Rattan, popular on and off throughout the last century, especially from the 1950s to 1980s in various styles and forms, is back in fashion and across the high street.
Habitat, known for its midcentury styling and strong designs from the key rattan era, is definitely the go to place for rattan and other materials that have a similar look – wicker, cane, bamboo, and other woods. Beds, shelving, chairs and more all embracing the current new trend.
So why is rattan different to other materials that look so similar? Rattan is a specific material, hence rattan furnitureis crafted out of rattan only, but wicker furniture may be crafted out of different materials such as bamboo, straw and even rattan. Recently, synthetic materials are also being used for manufacturing wicker furniture.
It sits perfectly within either a clean minimal interior or equally amongst an eclectic bohemian styled room. It worked in the 1970s and still works now. Avoid mixing with chintzy florals – not to end up looking to 1980s.
New in at The Little House Shop, we love this Marrakesh rug. It’s a luscious shaggy cotton Moroccan style, geometric pattern and at a great price of just £35 for this 60 x 90 size rug.
All of our new collection carries the Goodweave label, which stands for child – labour free certified rugs. Due to the nature of hand weaving the size of the rugs may have a variance of up to 5% – it is always the same amount of yarn that goes into each individual rug.