Embassy's 6 Savvy Uses For Reclaimed Wood

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 Designing with reclaimed wood is a smart way to both save and go green, not to mention add a little rustic charm to your abode. Here are six examples of salvaged wood in the modern home.

 

 
 
In this stunning San Francisco kitchen, the worn texture of the reclaimed cypress cabinets mirrors the Carrara marble countertop's rich veins.  
 Photo by Ian Allen.
 


For Adrian Jones', the decision to line the walls and ceiling of his Brooklyn loft with butternut planks harvested from diseased trees in Vermont was easy. "I didn't want to chop down a whole lot of trees," he explains matter-of-factly.   Photo by Kevin Cooley.   This originally appeared in In the Loop.
 

For Adrian Jones', the decision to line the walls and ceiling of his Brooklyn loft with butternut planks harvested from diseased trees in Vermont was easy. "I didn't want to chop down a whole lot of trees," he explains matter-of-factly. 

 Photo by Kevin Cooley.
This originally appeared in In the Loop.
 
 

 


Rustic and modern mix freely in this Minneapolis home. Seated at a table made of reclaimed douglas fir are two pairs of white Panton Chairs.   Photo by Cameron Wittig.   This originally appeared in Keep Your Eye on the Balto.
 

Rustic and modern mix freely in this Minneapolis home. Seated at a table made of reclaimed douglas fir are two pairs of white Panton Chairs

 Photo by Cameron Wittig.
This originally appeared in Keep Your Eye on the Balto.
 

 


At the height of Argentina's 2001 economic crisis, when foreign building supplies were hard to come by, Buenos Aires-based architect Alejandro Sticotti sought out local and recycled materials to realize his dream house. For the floor of the master bedroom, he chose a reclaimed wood that radiates warmth.       Photo by Cristóbal Palma.   This originally appeared in Net Assets.
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At the height of Argentina's 2001 economic crisis, when foreign building supplies were hard to come by, Buenos Aires-based architect Alejandro Sticotti sought out local and recycled materials to realize his dream house. For the floor of the master bedroom, he chose a reclaimed wood that radiates warmth.

 Photo by Cristóbal Palma.

This originally appeared in Net Assets.
 

 


A thinly cut slab of salvaged walnut tops a sleek yet rugged coffee table at this wood-encased Los Angeles home.  Photo by Zen Sekizawa.   This originally appeared in Los Angeles Home with Wood-Clad Interior.
 

A thinly cut slab of salvaged walnut tops a sleek yet rugged coffee table at this wood-encased Los Angeles home.

Photo by Zen Sekizawa.
This originally appeared in Los Angeles Home with Wood-Clad Interior.
 

 


Craft design and recycled materials go hand-in-hand, but this Seattle guesthouse's rolling ladder, which is made of reclaimed wood, looks highly modern.       This originally appeared in Garden Pavilion, Seattle.
 

Craft design and recycled materials go hand-in-hand, but this Seattle guesthouse's rolling ladder, which is made of reclaimed wood, looks highly modern. 


This originally appeared in Garden Pavilion, Seattle.
 
 
 
 
 
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