Spotted: A Cane Comeback – Warm and natural cane furniture and accessories lend a laid-back feel inside and out

Popular in the 1980s, cane furniture, along with rattan and wicker, is back in style in a big way. This warm and natural comeback kid exudes a relaxed and tropical vibe. Even better, many cane pieces are available for a steal at secondhand stores.

Wondering how cane differs from rattan and wicker? Cane refers to thin strips of rattan bark. Rattan is a tropical vining plant; its jointed stems produce some of the strongest wood available. Wicker is a generic term for a woven material made of natural (cane, rattan, reed, bamboo) or synthetic fibers.

Here are some ways you can introduce the vintage look of cane into your place.

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