10 reasons to love wood

Bet you never counted on the day you’d see a wooden tile, camera, coffee filter, sticky note or Sodastream machine! That and much more is why we just love wood.

The wonderful wood trend is here to stay. It’s timeless and elegant, no matter its form. Yet, still as hip’n’happening as artisanal coffee and pinhole cameras. Whether in traditional silhouettes or as dramatic statement pieces, it exudes a feeling of richness and warmth into any of the home’s spaces.

Keeping it with technological advances, we’ve seen it stitched as well as pulped. However, what seems to be the prevailing trend is bare, untreated wood that shares its secrets with personality-enhancing rings and textures. Woodbender noticed at IMM Cologne, especially.

But, although wood is one of the most environmentally sustainable building materials in the world, its longevity is under threat… Specifically in South Africa, because of our unsustainable deforestation and subsequent closing of sawmills resulting in timber products that used to be readily locally available now being imported. Read more about that here and spread the word all around to help save our forests so that beautiful design can last forever.

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2. appree.net
3. woodbender.co.za
4. ondu.si
5. weylandts.co.za
6. canadiano.co
7. anatomydesignstudio.com
8. shf.co.za
9. yuppiechef.com/sodastream-makers.htm
10. fargblanche.com