Malacca Rattan

Malacca Rattan | Legend | One of the most memorable, locally produced ads of all time was for a furniture company called Malacca Rattan. Its inexplicable tagline was “Get Malacca For the Money, Rattan To Go”.

Usage: “The Malacca Rattan ad is deeply embedded into the corners of my subconscious…”

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