12 Wooden Product Designs We Love
From sharp-edged salt and pepper shakers to children's blocks, check out these ten designs clad in the arguably most viable material, wood.
Stack ‘em, turn ‘em, don’t worry about spilling ‘em. Salt and pepper shakers have never been so fun. These geometric beech wood shakers are cleverly embedded with neodymium magnets to enhance their attraction—to each other.
To launch its home division, the venerable French fashion house reissued a collection designed by minimalist 1920s decorator Jean-Michel Frank. This nesting-box side table sports an intricate yet restrained finish of natural rye straw marquetry. usa.hermes.com
The Manhattan-based interior designer scaled down this oak bookshelf, punctuated by perforated metal dividers, to fit into a nook or entryway. “I love the subtle texture the wire-brushing lends to the wood finish,” he says, “particularly when paired with the refined metal bookends.” Available exclusively through ALT for Living.
You know that overflowing receptacle next to the stove with all your cooking utensils in it? And that messy top drawer that seems to eat everything you need? Geoffrey Lilge has the solution with this solid walnut utensil crate that is as functional as it is elegant. Handcrafted to last for generations.
Teach your little ones to sort, order, and recognize patterns and opposites in style. Made from sustainable Michigan bassword, this set from Uncle Goose contains 28 colorful blocks with debossed numbers, mathemetical symbols, and geometrical shapes that correspond to a number on the opposite side.
Blocky units that lock together with the help of five holes per side can take the shape of a miniature library, a bench, or an asymmetrical shelving unit.