Wicker and Weave

Raw, natural textures in washed-out tones can be used throughout the house to evoke a sense of being back to our roots and bring relaxation to a modern interior design.

The ‘Baila Spheroid’ chandelier (above) is the epitome of sophistication with its circular lines and clean, natural form. Available from La Grange Interiors, from R8 500.

The ‘Bold’ sofa is handwoven in Indonesia with weathered grey rattan on a timber frame. Overtime, the grey rattan will become weathered, if exposed to sunlight, creating a natural, shabby lived-in look. Available from Weylandts, R19 995.

This ‘Bamboo Block’ bath mat adds an understated sense of style to modern or classic bathrooms. Available from Woolworths, R550.

This ‘Triboa’ hanging lamp has an element of sophistication while still embodying a raw and naturalistic look and feel. Available from La Grange Interiors, from R12 995.

The ‘Shakira’ occasional chair is hand crafted in the Javanese tradition of Indonesia, and introduces a cultural feel with its tribal patterns. Available from Weylandts, R4 995.

Use this decorative cross hatch bamboo bowl as a base for decorations, home accessories, and even fruit. Available from Mr Price Home, R119.99.

With rattan expertly woven into this comfortable cradle, the ‘Kai Pod’ chair is perfect for an alternative relaxed seating option. Add a plush cushion and relax with a good book or to just snuggle in on a lazy afternoon. Available from Weylandts, R10 995.

A ‘Litten’ hanging lamp has instant gravitas in a contemporary interior while still being reminiscent of relaxed living. Available from La Grange Interiors, from R8 300.

Bring ambience and natural charm to night lighting with this modern rattan lantern. Cluster a trio of lanterns together for a romantic flicker and an evening of alfresco dining. Available from Woolworths, R350.

Made from natural materials, this ‘Bolga’ pot basket adds a splash of colour, while still maintaining a raw, handmade feel. Available from Weylandts, R795.

Woven from renewable water hyacinth, this rustic round tray adds a touch of organic texture to any modern home. Available from Woolworths, R375.

Available in numerous shapes this backless shadow box is slightly more edgy. Leave it as a blank shape or fill with decoration. Available from Cotton On, from R234.07.