History and Future of Rattan Furniture

- Jul 01, 2018-


With the ever-decreasing forest resources, the demand for global environmental protection is getting higher and higher. China is implementing a natural forest protection project. The traditional furniture timber, high-quality hardwood, has been very scarce in the market, seeking for and applying high-quality alternatives. Resources are imperative. People invariably turn their attention to bamboo and rattan resources with abundant resources, strong reproducibility and excellent characteristics.

Rattan furniture refers to furniture made of bamboo or rattan as the main substrate; the design, production and purchase of rattan furniture will become the new darling of the market, and studies have found that the export volume of rattan furniture in China has increased year by year.

Rattan furniture is one of the oldest furniture in the world. According to historical records, China had bamboo furniture as early as the Tang and Song dynasties. Bamboo furniture was popular in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Rattan furniture was widely spread in Europe in the 17th century, and its history can be traced back to ancient Egypt in 2000 BC.

China has a long history of making rattan furniture and has formed a unique national character. The simple, fresh and natural, elegant and leisurely rattan furniture directly reflects the aesthetic taste, firm and resilient personality ideal and cultural awareness of the Chinese nation.

In recent years, with the enhancement of people's awareness of environmental protection and the rise of natural trends, the elegant, fresh, melodious, and natural-looking rattan furniture has become a new favorite of designers to create a natural atmosphere, and has been favored and pursued by people.