Interiors are getting a wooden makeover this autumn, embrace the Scandinavian look with our favourite pieces
Now there are more innovative ways to decorate your home with timber and wood-inspired surfaces than ever before. Think wall and floor coverings inspired by natural wood grains and luxury hand-carved solid wood furniture. These designs celebrate the knots and imperfections that show the passage of time and the tactility of wood.
Savoir solid rosewood bed Imagine sleeping in a solid rosewood bed that took 520 hours to craft, on the ultimate mattress that took Savoir specialists a further 120 hours to create. The result? The best night’s sleep ever! £85,225
Fort Street Studio‘s timber rug Advances in the dyeing process means that silk can now be hand-knotted with such precision that this timber ‘cross-section’ rug from Fort Street Studio not only looks like wood, felled from a tree, but has the three-dimensional texture too. £20,120
Elisa Strozyck‘s wood blanket Ever considered a wooden blanket?Elisa Strozyck’s fabrics, constructed from wood and wool, innovatively manipulate the material to create something unexpected, and deceptively cosy too. £1,300
Brintons ‘woodgrain’ carpets Brintons has teamed up with pattern provocateurs, Timorous Beasties, to create ‘Grain du Bois’, a collection of ‘woodgrain’ carpets as a plush wool alternative to stripwood flooring. £95 per sq/m
FAO wood effect wallpaper ‘All the Fruits’ wood effect wallpaper is unique in that it illustrates the wood grain, rather than mimicking it. £125 per roll
Roche Bobois wood console The ‘Moved console’ by Sandra Demuth for Roche Bobois combines a solid oak base with drawers in white lacquered wood. £950
Devol‘s Sebastian Cox kitchen Young British woodworker Sebastian Cox has brought his inimitable touch to the kitchen with a design for Devol made entirely from sustainable beech and ash. From £11,000
House Doctor‘s chopping boards Keep chopping boards by House Doctor propped up on the kitchen surface. They are a great functional way to display a touch of wood. From around £27.31
Interior Supply‘s wallpaper Pick up on the wood theme with a wallpaper backdrop for a cosy dining experience. ‘Gradient’ by Christian Benini for Wall & Decò. £80 per sq/m
Lema‘s wooden dining chair Choose a wooden dining chair that highlights the natural grain like Lema’s ‘Wing’ design by Werner Aisslinger. Approx.£731
Native & Co pot Wood might not be the most likely material for pots and pans but the Japanese traditionally used these cast iron pots with wooden lids to make soups and stews over an ‘irori’ or firepit. £65
Robson Rak‘s ‘Dale’ kitchen Whilst a solid oak work surface is a classic choice, timber is also being used to clad entire kitchen units, contrasted with high performance worktops. The ‘Dale’ kitchen by Australian architects Robson Rak is a great example.
Reed Harris‘s ‘Dakota’ collection by Flaviker As beautiful as it is, timber is not the most practical material for bathrooms because of the constant exposure to water and humidity. With the latest digital printing on porcelain you can replicate the look and feel with wood-effect tiles instead. The ‘Dakota’ collection by Flaviker is available in several shades. From £54.95 per sq/m