Get Naked: The Unfinished Wood Trend

Updated 07/27/18

Unfinished wood isn’t just for tree houses anymore. The unrefined material is making its way into modern interiors by way of cabinetry, ceilings, walls, and furniture. The raw wood adds a cool factor to any space, and allows for more colorful or streamlined items to stand out. Master the trend in your own home by following the likes of a Melbourne home clad in plywood, photographed by Eve Wilson for The Design Files, or shopping modern products like Geof Ramsay’s Steps. You will soon discover that baring it all is the best thing to do.

Room & Board Reclaimed Wood Stool $349
Shop

Room & Board Reclaimed Wood Stool ($349)

CB2 Chop Coasters $8
Shop

CB2 Chop Coasters ($8)

Geof Ramsay Steps
Shop

Geof Ramsay Steps (price upon request)

Geof Ramsay has reimagined the staircase with Steps, which becomes both a seat with two end tables or two seats with one end table. And of course, a piece as modern and innovative as this must be made of unfinished wood. 

IKEA PS 2014 Wall Shelf $50
Shop

IKEA PS 2014 Wall Shelf ($50)

Post Fossil Containersystem 1530 $75
Shop

Post Fossil Containersystem 1530 ($75)

What do you think of this latest trend? Will you adopt? Sound off below.

Related Stories