The handcrafted beauty of Malawi Cane

Find out more about the Australian company bringing traditional handcrafted furniture by artisans in Malawi, Africa, into our Queensland homes.

Malawi Cane hanging love chair

With a focus on celebrating individual artisans and traditional and time-honoured techniques and skills, Malawi Cane is preserving centuries-old traditional weaving methods and ensuring the artisans and their communities are supported fairly through their trade of Malawi Cane furniture.

Each piece of furniture in the Malawi Cane collection has been made by villagers in rural Malawi, showcasing the century-old traditional craft of cane furniture making handed down from one generation to the next.

Here’s our pick of Malawi Cane’s most beautiful bespoke designs, each a perfect addition to the home, matched with our state’s tropical living and lifestyle:

One for the lovers

Malawi Cane’s Traditional 2-seater Hanging Loveseat ($1,425.00) is as authentic as Malawi design gets. Also known as a ‘Malawi Chair,’ the hanging seat boasts an intricate design utilising timber and bamboo and an effortlessly cool coastal beauty. The perfect perch for relaxing outdoors all year-round.

Malawi Cane hanging loveseat

Take a seat

These new Malawi Bar Stools ($715.00) are a fabulous addition to the Malawi Cane range. Designed by the company’s Australian team, and inspired by traditional Malawi design, each barstool features a striking and synonymous open-weave design and chic tapered. Pull up a seat, and settle in for stylish entertaining.

Malawi Cane bar stools

Counter classic

For a colonial-style design that doesn’t date, look to Malawi Cane’s popular Classic Range, which includes these Classic Bar/Counter stools ($770.00) made from solid wood and expertly weaved cane joinery and finishes (plus an adjustable stool height to suit the height of your bar or countertop). The versatile design suits porches, patios, verandahs, lounge floors or terraces.

Malawi Cane bar stools

Signature style

The comfort and beauty of Malawi Cane’s closed-weave Traditional Malawi Chairs make them the most alluring and timeless pieces in the entire range – traditional in style but with an exotic allure that is so perfect for our modern coastal homes. Team the wooden/bamboo framed Traditional Closed-Weave 3-seater ($1,804.00) with the Traditional Closed-Weave 1-seater ($779.00) for a lounge or relaxation nook on the deck outside, or use the single chairs as an exotic touch to a dining setting.

Malawi Cane traditional one seater

Malawi Cane traditional three seaterFind our more about Malawi Cane and the incredible work they are doing with traditional rural artisans in Malawi by clicking through to read their story.