The Mainly Baskets Home Outdoor Collection
Just in time for patio season, Mainly Baskets Home is branching out with the launch of our new Outdoor Furniture Collection. Featuring five Mainly Baskets Home favorites in a new weatherproof material, the Mainly Baskets Home Outdoor Collection will elevate your outdoor living space into a stylish, designer approved sanctuary. All new outdoor items are made using a synthetic rattan made from resin. This material is all-weather proof offering a worry-free experience with the look of natural materials.
PRE-ORDER ONLY. All new outdoor items are made using a synthetic rattan made from resin. This material is all-weather proof offering a worry-free experience with the look of natural materials. Available in NATURAL.
THE HISTORY BEHIND OUR DESIGNS
MBH was founded by expert antiquarian Thomas Hayes in the 1970s. An antique dealer, Hayes treasured baskets and all things historic architecture and furniture. Wicker and rattan furniture has such an incredible history: Wicker and rattan designs are found by archeologists in nearly every early civilization from ancient Egypt to Native America to Southeast Asia and everywhere in between. During Medieval times when Marco Polo traveled the Silk Road to Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia, ships gathered goods, including wicker and rattan pieces, to trade globally. Wicker and rattan basketmaking is an ancient art form that dates back thousands of years in Southeast Asia, where we still proudly source from today. We have re-released one of our favorite MBH pieces: the wicker urn and pedestal. Like every wicker and rattan piece, our urn and pedestal were inspired by ancient times as well. The column pedestal was dreamt up by the ancient Greeks and later widely adopted by the Romans in 2 AD, and the urn shapes we reference date back to as early as 7000 BC. We debuted our first wicker urn in the 1980s and have reissued it every few years as trends come back around.
Our obsession with rattan and the weaving design called wicker continues as we are always looking and noticing inspiration around us daily.
What's next?...already in the works is an exciting MBH Outdoor Collection - keep watching and follow us on instagram to see first @mainlybasketshome
Sarah Bartholomew has partnered with Mainly Baskets Home to create two stunning collections. The Cape and Garden Collections. Starting with her debut with Mainly Baskets Home, Sarah Bartholomew created the Cape Collection, a series of timeless furnishings inspired by coastal towns of the Northeast. The woven designs are warm, inviting and classic. They embody Sarah's signature fresh take on traditional style paired with Mainly Baskets Home's quintessential hand-woven craft.
The Garden Collection is Sarah's second collection with Mainly Baskets Home. Each piece in this collection is inspired by the trellis found in all Europeans gardens of the past. These pieces are again a sealmess blend of Sarah Bartholomew's elegant design style and the natural, hand-woven look of Mainly Baskets Home.