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#tuesdaytrending: natural textures like cane and rattan return

Texture is big for 2018. And a large component of the 2018 texture trends is natural textures and materials such as wicker, cane and rattan.

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Getting eclectic in the dining room.

The beauty of materials like wicker, cane and rattan is that they’re organic and textured, natural and neutral. You can layer these textures into any space: beachy, boho, or even modern.

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An easy place to start playing with texture: lighting and accessories.

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This bamboo mirror set the tone for Simon Haag’s beach home. | photo: Derek Swalwell
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John Lewis

If you’re ready to step beyond basic accents, look to larger pieces, like chairs, benches, or even beds.

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Alison Gootee | Studio D
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Sainsbury’s Home

No longer a material to be confined to Granny’s conservatory, wicker offers another texture to bring in to the home. More rustic styles can add warmth to minimalistic styling but it doesn’t have to be rustic; I have seen some beautiful refined pieces too. It is also a material that works well alone or in multiples…

Emma Harris, A Quiet Style

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Individually handmade shades from Habitat.

Gebrüder Thonet Vienna (GTV)

Though contemporary lines and shapes dominate the latest offerings from GTV, many pieces feature their characteristic standbys of bent wood and woven cane.

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Promenade, the upholstered collection designed by Philippe Nigro. The optional woven cane inserts along the top of the backrest is an extra detail that accentuates the sides and the back of the sofa.
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The N.0 chair signed by Front: curved wood and Vienna straw.
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Coat Rack Bench by Front; a coat rack bench that features bent wood and the Vienna cane seat.
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Elegant and sophisticated contrasts are the defining feature of Wagasa lamp. In the suspended version the fine Japanese rice paper contrasts with the woven cane. The floor model (shown) also features marble.
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Allegory desk by GamFratesi. The wide disk in steam-bent solid beech has a woven cane screen that links the countertop with the base’s bent element. The wide-mesh interweaving suggests that this element can be used for multiple applications, which makes it functional as well as aesthetic, enabling additional accessories and memos to be hung on the weave.

How do you prefer to use natural materials in your home?