getting warmer.

modern rattan chair and wire basket with plant. / sfgirbybay

rattan is the perfect warm weather furniture solution. it reminds us of balmy beach days or our last trip to some tropical island. it’s light and airy with just the right amount of 1950 and 60’s vintage vibes — mid-century modern with softer curves, rather than hard edges. ever since i scored my rattan daybed i’ve become a rabid rattan fan and love the hi-lo texture it adds to the mixed up eclectic look i’ve got going on. a few pieces here and there go a long way to adding personality — a few rattan dining chairs around a modern table, or simply add a jute rug, some baskets, a pendant lamp, or maybe a few mirrors.

rattan side table. / sfgirlbybayrattan table and basket. / sfgirlbybayplant with white curtain. / sfgirlbybayrattan home decor and furnishings. / sfgirlbybay natural palm home decor. / sfgirlbybayrattan mirrors and bed frame. / sfgirlbybay rattan dining dhairs around modern white table. / sfgirlbybaywoven pendant lamp and woven home decor. / sfgirlbybaywoven home decor and furnishings. / sfgirlbybay matching rattan chairs. / sfgirlbybaywoven pendant lamp in modern dining area. / sfgirlbybayrattan chairs in modern space. / sfgirlbybay woven pendant lamp over dining table with rattan chairs. / sfgirlbybay

• photo credits in order of appearance: oleander & palm; atelier doré; carole poirot prop stylist; sea sage; colora; natural raffia pendant lamp from la casa decoto; mason st. peter’s topanga home; @tasknewyork; Venice Rattan Chair from serena & lily; 1950’s Jean Royère Enameled Metal and Rattan Armchairs; laure joilet photography for remodelista; rattan sunburst mirrors from elsie green; oleander & palm; el pais de sarah; sandy lamu; Clara Porset Rattan lounge chairs; Atelier du petit parc; california, a picture book, 1978; fara rattan pendant lamp from grant & green; Franco Albini Canapé via elle denmark; ROUND RATTAN COFFEE TABLE from elsie green; Fauteuils Rattan vintage armchairs; sea grass lamp shade from zoco home ; desire to inspire; casa cook rhodes hotel by Anna Malmberg.



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4 Responses to “getting warmer.”
  1. Annie Green says:

    I agree. I think rattan makes us feel safe, like we are peering out through the fronds and branches. And oh…that huge brass pendant lamp…

  2. Sofia says:

    Rattan is so Californian! When I was a kid, I couldn’t visit anyone’s home without seeing it someone. Instant classic. Loving those circular chairs!

    xo, Sofia
    http://www.thecozie.co

  3. Rae says:

    love the rattan mix too – even on the floors – since your armadillo post I’ve bought several natural and charcoal hemp rugs – kind of brings the same vibe.

  4. Avid rattan fan here too! I love those low lounge chairs on the beach. They look so chic and comfortable.

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