Rattan furniture has been part of interior furnishings in the past and it’s making a comeback in 2021. Here we list down the top-recommended rattan furniture shops in Malaysia for you!
Most Malaysians can relate to seeing at least one piece of furniture made of rattan at your grandparents’ house, whether it’s the rattan chair that you used to sit on, the rattan basket your grandparents used to keep clothes in or the rattan decor you see hanging in the living room. Though some of you may have a whole different memory of the word “rattan” (or “rotan” in Malay) as it reminds you of a certain rattan cane or rattan stick that was used on you when you misbehaved.
Made of rattan tree, rattan furniture was a huge trend back in the ‘70s as it is lightweight, durable, and eco-friendly. And just like retro fashion which is seeing a resurgence lately, rattan is making a comeback with amped-up designs suited for today’s modern homes (the trend has even extended to the fashion world as more people are carrying rattan bags as part of their outfits). Here are 7 rattan furniture shops in Malaysia we recommend if you’re looking to incorporate rattan furniture and decor into your home décor.
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1. Rattan Décor
Based in Shah Alam, Rattan Décor offers stylish, contemporary, and classic rattan furniture for just about every part of your home, from sofa to home decor. Rattan Decor pride themselves in perfecting the art of rattan weaving as they combine both technology and craftsmanship to create the high-quality pieces. They even provide custom furniture designs for orders in bulk quantity.
Phone: +603-7832 6216 / +603-7846 3315
Operating hours: Mon – Sun 10am to 7.30pm
2. Gek Guan Rattan Furniture (M) Sdn Bhd
Gek Guan is one of the oldest and largest rattan furniture manufacturers in Malaysia. Founded in 1954, the company is headquarted in Muar, Johor with stores in Kuala Lumpur and Melaka. Shop here for an array of rattan furniture collections or purchase distinctive rattan products such as bird cages, rattan bags, and musical instruments.
Phone: +6017-622 2530 (Mr. Tay Cek Xin)
Operating hours: Mon – Sat 9am – 6pm / Closed on Sunday
3. Rattan Art
Rattan Art’s roots began in 1954, when they made rattan handicrafts in Muar. This family-run business is now helmed by its 4th generation. They are involved in various residential and commercial projects, which includes The Hungry Tapir, Santan @ Mid Valley, and Sanctuary Mall Kota Kemuning, so you know they can be trusted for their high quality rattan goods.
Phone: +6012-379 5201
Operating hours: Mon – Fri 10am – 6pm / Sat 10am – 4pm / Closed on Sunday
4. Kok Cane Enterprise
Kok Cane manufactures 100% handmade products in rattan, bamboo, and wood. Based in Batu Tiga, Klang, they also provide repair services for those who treasure their vintage rattan furniture. Kok Cane currently has an ongoing no-fee delivery promotion of with a minimum purchase of RM300.
Phone: +603-3342 3311
Operating hours: Mon – Sat 10am – 8pm / Sunday 12pm – 6pm
TITICANE, founded in 1974, is not only a leading rattan supplier in Malaysia, but also exports their products across Asia, Europe, Middle East, America, and Africa. Visit TITICANE’s website or check them out on Shopee to find plenty of quality rattan furniture like rattan sofa set, rattan stool, rattan rocking chair and rattan lamp.
Operating hours: Closed on Monday / Tue 11am – 8pm / Wed – Thurs 9am – 8pm / Fri – Sat 11am – 9pm / Sun 11am – 5pm
6. Woon Cane Enterprise (Perniagaan Wai Kong)
This classic rattan furniture shop in Malaysia takes custom orders for wooden and rattan furniture. You can find an array of rattan furniture available at Woon Cane Enterprise like chairs, baskets, and swings. Woon Cane also provides repair services.
Phone: 012-379 6526 / 03-7982 4675
7. Kantan Kollektiv
Kantan Kollektiv offers unique rattan products like bedheads, daybeds, rattan swing chair, lampshades, baby cots, rattan laundry basket, rattan tray and more. You can even find something similar to the famed IKEA rattan chair here. Be sure to check out their Facebook and Instagram pages for décor inspiration—they certainly know how to blend the old and the new with rattan.
Phone: +6012-414 1808
Operating hours: Not stated online.
Whether it’s a rattan lounge chair, rattan basket, rattan mat, rattan ball or a rattan decor, finding and purchasing rattan furniture is not as hard as you think. In addition to these rattan furniture shops we recommended, do check out other local handmade rattan furniture shops you may pass by on your travels—you may find a gem or a good deal!
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