Where to Shop for… Pretty Rattan Furniture
Just how big of a rattan fan are you?
Like how fashion trends come and go, furniture and décor trends often undergo the same cycle. Today, we’ve seen a recent resurgence of interest… in rattan furniture!
Rattan isn’t just for adding an organic touch back to your spaces though – they are extremely durable and versatile (you can place them on your balconies!). Whether you’re looking to recreate trendy island-themed interiors or just looking to add warmth back to your spaces, these are the stores (and pieces) you should definitely check out!
1. For a touch of nostalgia | Kathy's Cove
Take a trip down memory lane with Kathy’s Cove. Designed in Singapore and handcrafted by artisans in Indonesia, each piece evokes memories of yesteryear while complementing home interiors of today. Kathy’s Cove also has a specialty line of quality children’s furniture and toys – from book storage to dollhouses – built to last generations. If you’re a young parent, that’s one family heirloom you’d want to pass down to your children’s children!
Source: Kathy's Cove
2. The handmade appeal | Elements Concept
For Elements Concept, it’s all about the raw materials. The team carefully sources and selects them before sending it off to talented craftsmen (and women). Aside from exerting control over quality and affordability, they are able to customise products to suit interiors – think rattan but in vogue shapes, and with a minimalist touch.
Prices start from $35
Shop in store at Joo Chiat! | Source: Elements Concept
3. The effortlessly chic touch | Stylodeco
From laundry baskets to quirky accessories, Stylodeco has a variety of chic rattan furniture to choose from. Just take a look at this side table (below, left) – while its unique shape makes it a statement piece, it can still be used in most interiors thanks to its natural colour! Pssst, this isn’t the only eye-catching furniture, there’s plenty more where that came from!
Prices start from $35
4. A modern twist | SECOND CHARM
Think that all rattan furniture has a particular look and feel? The crew at SECOND CHARM shakes things up with their unconventional approach – think bistro chairs with a monochrome palette plus customised wardrobes with hanging shelves and drawers. Aside from manufacturing these unique pieces, SECOND CHARM also provides restoration and reupholstery works in part to preserve tradition and the environment.
Source: SECOND CHARM
5. For the versatile | HEMMA
Having started out as a teak garden furniture distributor in 1998, HEMMA has now grown into a full-fledged store that offers a plethora of furnishings. Aside from the typical solid wood and rattan furniture, they have a collection that’s made from weatherproof synthetic wicker – which means that you can use them outdoors!
Prices start from $120
6. Comfort meets functionality | Originals
Much like its namesake, the people at Originals want to give homeowners a sense of “putting their own unique stamp” in their abode. They take traditional pieces and quality (yet sustainable) materials then updates them with contemporary approaches. The end result? Environmentally-friendly, practical designs that are eye-catching accents!
Prices start from $280
7. The purely digital store | Layard Interiors
Instead of hitting up all the rattan stores, just get your shopping done in one spot at Layard Interiors. From lampshades and tables to bulky chairs and chic laundry baskets, there’s bound to be something that catches your eye – and if there is, just drop them a DM for an instant quote!
Prices start from $50
Source: Layard Interiors
8. The budget-friendly | IKEA
Even IKEA has hopped on the bandwagon – and they’ve introduced a few must-haves that aren’t just environmentally friendly or fashionable but also mobile (yes, they have a rattan trolley complete with a metal tray for to cart off drinks in!).
9. For additional customisation | PLATO
If you want something more than “what you see is what you get”, it’s definitely time to check our PLATO. Besides carrying a massive selection, the brand also offers minor tweaks in size or colour, great for folks that want to work some armchairs into smaller spaces.
10. For one-of-a-kind statement pieces | Island Living
If you are going for the stylish tropical-vibe home - turn to Island Living at Eunos. Their furniture and decor (including cookware) are globally sourced, curated and affordable!
Prices start from $30
Shop in store at Eunos! | Source: Island Living
11. Design it your way | RooMa
If you adore all things that are made of wood and rattan, this is the place you should be at. RooMa deals with solid wood, rattan and its carpentry team can easily customise furniture pieces based on your requirements. We are already sold just by looking at their Instagram profile! You can find them at Outram, Tan Boon Liat Building.