You may have been searching eBay for a very sought after piece of homeware – the 1970s Franco Albini (or in the style of) vintage lobster pot rattan stools. The search is over as Maison Du Monde have a brilliant version in the current furniture range.
Their ADEM wicker pouffe is the perfect design, on trend and a perfect addition to a lounge, bedroom or outdoor living area. The midcentury style sits well in so many interiors and rattan is definitely the material-of-the-moment !
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.
Launched in 2001 this eclectic online store brings you a fresh take on traditional and new products with Scandinavian & Industrial influences.
Cox & Cox collection of lighting, furniture, accessories, soft furnishings and more is full of quality pieces to inspire and help you create a gorgeous home.
Our favourite pieces include their rattan chairs, rugs and storage baskets. With a muted and natural colour pallete any item will work in any interior. So make sure you head to the website and start getting inspired.
We saw this look grow in popularity last year, and it’s continuing this year. Focusing heavily on independent makers and designers but also handmade, hand woven products.
Move away from mass produced factory homeware and look at handcrafted goods. The detail and time spent making them is what appeals, and every piece becomes unique.
Soft furnishings is a a great place to start with fringes, raw edges and heavy adornment on cushion covers and throws.
Wicker, rattan and woven furniture is having a huge comeback – Habitat has just launched a new collection of rattan furniture, with John Lewis going for a woven look with their range. The Leia range of outdoor dining furniture has a fishermans rope weave on its chairs and sofas.
This woven style extends to pendants lights giving a very relaxed Boho feel. Lots of layered soft furnishings and natural colours. Go as bold or as subtle as you want.