Studio Seven: Wicker

By Matt Balmer
July 12, 2018

Atelier 2+

Atelier 2+ a creative studio based in Bangkok, stocked at Twenty Twenty One in the UK. It’s Cane collection, features wicker throughout, with screens, seating and this cabinet – all referencing this material and the craftsmanship techniques which originated in their part of the world.


The Fish Trap Pendant lights are handmade by Dorset based brand Oggetto, inspired by traditional Indonesian fishing baskets. This is actually natural bamboo, also available in a dyed black colourway. They come in small (29.5cm h), medium (45cm h) and large (66cm h).

Carl Hansen & Son

Carl Hansen & Son is expanding its collection of classic Poul Kjærholm furniture, presenting the Danish designer’s PK1 dining chair in a new material – wicker. The wicker is crafted from the stem of the climbing palm, which is dried before being used in hand weaving.

Another Country

Launching at Decorex, the Fold Chair is a collaboration with Belgium designer Alain Gilles. Fold is made from sustainably sourced and recyclable materials: wood, wicker and steel tubes. The brand will also show the latest collection of lights by the US-based company, Workstead.


Paola Navone has designed the INOUT 630 for Gervasoni, for interior and exterior use as the name would suggest. It is a bergère-style armchair in handwoven natural kubu rattan over an aluminIum frame with aged teak feet. All covers are removable.


Marrakesh-based artisanal interior accessories company, founded in 2013 by Belgian Laurence Leenaert, is now stocked in the Conran Shop in the UK. The handmade Zahra mirror features a rattan structure with cane ‘petals’. Dimensions are 60 x 65cm.


Sebastian Herkner designed this contemporary version of the classic Frankfurt chair for Thonet this year. The 118 has used the principles of reducing the chair to the fewest elements possible while updating the design with new, fresh colourways and a wicker cane seat.