September-October 2020 | Home & Garden

Making weaves

Rattan and cane are not just for the porch anymore

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1. Raising Cane

Created in collaboration with interior designer and HGTV personality Leanne Ford, the Fields cane back accent chair is a modern take on the classic barrel chair shape. Constructed of bentwood and cane, it comes in a natural wood version with white upholstery or stained charcoal gray with matching cushions. It’s available for $999 at Crate and Barrel in Upper Northwest D.C.’s Spring Valley neighborhood (202-364-6100;


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2. Keep on the Grass

Enhance the decor of a casual room or add an organic element to a modern space with the Keyes globe rattan pendant. The seagrass shade is handmade, 20½ inches in diameter, and accented with a 5-inch round, bronze-finish ceiling plate. The light fixture retails for $299 at Arhaus in Rockville (301-230-2973;


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3. Dream Weaver

Inspired by a 1940s French design, this bed is the epitome of coastal elegance. The sturdy and shapely frame is wrapped in rattan, with rattan strips laced through in a diamond pattern. The queen-size Avalon bed is $1,998, and the king-size is $2,298 at
Serena & Lily on Bethesda Row (240-531-1839;


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4. On the Side

Add style and texture to a dining room with a buffet that has a midcentury-modern vibe. It features a caned oak veneer with brass hardware, has three handy storage drawers, and is 70 inches wide by 19 inches deep. The Wallace cane and oak sideboard is $1,798 at Anthropologie in Bethesda (240-345-9413;


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5. Tray Chic

Trays are so useful and versatile—for serving drinks in the dining room, holding mail in the foyer, or organizing small items on a bedside table. These decorative handwoven cane trays are sold in sets of three (13¾, 15¾ and 17¾ inches in diameter) for $120 at The Cottage Monet in Rockville Town Square (301-279-2422;


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6. Glass Act

Accessories are a great way to sample a trend without a big commitment. A mix of rattan and cane gives this frame a fresh take on a traditional design. The Ash mirror measures 24 by 36 inches and can be hung vertically or horizontally. Find it for $399 at Pottery Barn in Bethesda (301-654-1598;