twigs & wood


Lately I have been seeing wood & tree inspired designs in various magazines and blogs. The table/bench/cube above is made from copiced hazel. Originally it was designed for Neals Yard Remedies head office in Dorset but it is now available from PINCH. This London based company is a collaboration between husband and wife team Russell Pinch and Oona Bannon. Their aim is to design fantastic quality products; simple, elegant and approachable, for real people’s lives.

The tables/cubes are from Brent Comber, a Vancouver-based craftsman and designer. He creates sculpted objects, functional pieces and design environments. Brent about his Alder cubes (above): ‘I have always loved the spaces created between the trees in a forest. I was inspired by the positive and negative shapes and the play of light against dark. I think the resulting design captures this dynamic.’

This DIY Birch Wall Paper was featured in Martha Stewart. Birch poles are sliced into disks and glued to plywood panels create a graphic wall mosaic. Strategically placed longer pieces can be used as hooks for bags and artwork. Click here to find out how to create this panel.

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8 Responses to twigs & wood

  1. WOW! These finds are all amazing. Can I have them all? Please? I love the furniture.

  2. the alder cubes are works of art, I’d love to touch and feel one

  3. Piles of wood have become stylish! I saw a furniture shop in NY where they had covered a whole gigantic wall – combined with contemporary furniture and chandeliers made of lightbulbs. Weird but fun combo!

  4. So Fun!! The bench is perfection.

  5. I recently saw a picture of a store that used bound square lumber as the entire cashier area. It was an interesting juxtaposition to the contemporary store.

  6. I recently did a post on these PINCH benches too, you might want to check out…
    http://whiteandwander.blogspot.com/2008/06/seating-dilemma.html
    They are great aren’t they!

  7. At first, totally overwhelmed by the thought of keeping all those branches together to create the table… but then, GENIUS! Great post!

  8. Love the DK spaces – and that ladder is such a wonderful way to display fabulous textiles (rather than hiding them away in a closet!).
    http://couturecarrie.blogspot.com/

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