Home Design Trends: Wood is the Word

roost recycled wood furniture

Roost Home Furnishings excels at recycled wood home decor. Photo: Heaven’s Gate Home & Garden

According to the folks at Houzz.com (imagine every page marked “home decor” on Pinterest plus steroids), wood grain is making a comeback. We’re not talking about your grandparents’ paneled basement. Think: butcher block countertops and upcycled or creatively reused wood furniture. Which ties nicely into the other big trend for 2014: sustainability.

Below, a slideshow of local examples to help you get in on the trend before 2015.

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  • kimada

    There’s nothing like wood for warming up an interior (even a modern one – in fact ESPECIALLY a modern one). Those new townhouses and condos in Northern Liberties that are very contemporary unfortunately are often cold looking inside (how about topping those stainless steel railings with a wood banister). And I even hope paneled rooms do come back – not that 60’s family room type with all the vertical ridges but the veneer-type walls that you sometimes find in mid-century houses in places like Merion, Wynnewood, Jenkiintown, and Rydal.