Rattan, cane or wicker?
At times, the terms rattan and cane are used interchangeably… erroneously. The difference between them is that cane is a thinner material procured by stripping the rattan vine. Meanwhile, wicker is not a material at all; rather, it is an ancient technique of weaving natural materials such as wood, willow, rattan, cane as well as synthetic ones.
A Conscious Choice
Ash wood that’s sourced from responsibly managed, FSC-certified forests offsets the woven rattan seat and mobile back in the case of this Rattan and Wood folding chair.
In the Limelight
Fashion a radiant setting with the help of this award-winning installation. We love that the 10 cane panels fan out and create an intriguing play of light and shadow when it’s turned on.
The Ida console’s combination of natural cane and lacquered wood makes it a versatile fit for dining and living spaces—and even for the bedroom.
A Peek Into the Past
Wondering where it all started? We went back a few centuries and found this rattan seater from circa 1780. It uses wicker technique for the seat and back panels, while its hardwood frame is inspired by Vienna’s Josephinism style.
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