One sure way to bring the indoors out? With splashy patterned pillows. Stores are offering more and more options for cozying up your backyard (Check this page—are our favorites). The best part: They can easily be switched out as time passes and trends come and go.
Forget overly ornate wrought iron and plastic faux-wood furniture. “One of the big trends we’re seeing is the emergence of a retro feeling,” says Vince Chiang, Upholster Director at Centrepiece Furnishing, which recently launched an outdoor collection. “People are going back to natural, woven styles and crochet techniques that add texture to any space. What was popular in the ’70s—like rattan and wicker-inspired furniture—is making a comeback.”
And it’s not just outside: We’re seeing rattan indoors as well.
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Now that tropical interiors are making its rounds in home decor, it’s official: rattan is cool again. Once commonly associated with your grandma or only with outdoor furnishings, the natural material delivers laidback, resort charm in spades. With everyone from IKEA to luxe furniture brands on board the rattan train, it’s safe to say it’s back and bolder than ever.
A brief history on rattan Quietly, rattan has remarkably stood the test of time. Its history goes way back; the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt were buried with wicker furniture. Even the Roman empire were big on rattan furnishings too. In Asia, raw rattan largely came from Indonesia and were shaped into furniture by craftsmen in China; due to its proximity to both, Singapore was said to be Southeast Asia’s biggest exporter for rattan furniture. Eventually, the booming trade and colonists in Asia brought rattan to America and Europe.
Rattan revived Its popularity may have briefly waned, but like the seventies, you’re now seeing it everywhere again . Want to come home to a lush, tropical retreat? Fill your abode with plants, global accents and natural materials like bamboo, and of course rattan. With its current, modern designs, you’d have no problem fitting rattan in your home regardless of your home design.
See how you can incorporate it into your home or personal style below…
You have invested in thousand of dollars on good quality outdoor furniture a few years ago. Today, the quality remained but you may be getting a little bored with the look of your cushions.
The retail store that you got your outdoor furniture may not be able to provide you with reupholstery or to make new cushions according to the current trend.
Sticking to your worn out cushions and seats may be an embarressment when your friends come over for house parties.
So get going and do some research in getting that new cushions to update your look for your outdoor space. This is urgent as this is probably the first impression your neighbours or your friends will noticed when they passby your home.
If you are in Singapore, you can contact us to speak more if you can get your cushions either re-done or to make new ones. We are a direct workshop therefore the middle man will be eliminated, giving you better value for better quality work.