Rattan furniture enjoys for many years from a great success– on the patio, in the garden or in the living room. It is durable stable and elegant at the same time adding charm and class to any home.
What is Rattan Furniture?
Rattan and cane furniture are part of wicker furniture category. Wicker is a general term for any piece of furniture woven of branches, stems or vines. With its natural, distinctive look, wicker furniture adds a touch of sophistication and also chic to any space. It is an easy to handle furniture thanks to its lightweight making it a smart choice for any outdoor or indoor use.
Rattan vine is in fact the largest and common source used to manufacture these pieces of furniture and the rattan weaving technique is different from that of other materials.
Rattan furniture can be found in a wide range of colors, forms, styles, and sizes. There are also models with a special design and adapted to suit any decorating style. Rattan furniture can be in light shades, natural or, why not, very dark, matte or lacquered in white, sometimes with a touch romantic, sometimes classic and elegant style. Due to this feature – the flexibility – rattans can be modeled such that to obtain all kinds of furniture.
Rattan and Solid Wood Furniture (video)
From this wood is manufactured a wide range of products from beds, chairs, tables and swings, to shelves and decorations. In addition, the stores offer many sets of items that are perfectly fit to furnish a whole room, regardless of its style.
The furniture pieces are also multifunctional. For example, a seemingly trivial chest or basket can be transformed immediately in a chair or in a comfortable lounge chair.
Rattan furniture is quite expensive because the technique of weaving is an art and is in fact, a handmade furniture. Material appearance is very natural, lively, and each piece is unique.
Rattan and Solid Wood Furniture Combination
A stylish combination of solid wood and rattan furniture can demonstrate harmony between rustic charm of Asia and Western modernism.
Solid wood, in turn, possesses a very strong power of expression that can be strongly felt and has a positive influence on our state of mind. It is the most loved material when it comes to arranging a home. Solid wood furniture is very durable and has a long life span. To care for the wood surfaces you need only a special wax.
Colors differ depending on the type of wood used to make the furniture. However, the wood darkens over the years. Each piece of wood furniture is unique due to natural structure that holds the wood fibers. The surface of chests of drawers, tables, showcases or cabinets is soft and pleasant to the touch. Also, the solid wood furniture spreads a pleasant smell, thereby contributing to a pleasant atmosphere in your room.