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January 1, 2009
Originally published in Prefab Now
Wood has been used for centuries to submerge bathing beauties, but most people still think of it only for cabinets, furniture, and floors. A new outpouring of innovative wood-based design, from teak toilet seats to bamboo towels, should help replant wood back in the bathroom.
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  AERI sink in birch wood by Whitehause Collection.
    AERI sink in birch wood by Whitehause Collection.
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  Bamboo and cotton towels by Vipp.
    Bamboo and cotton towels by Vipp.
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  Hinoki wood bath mat by Viva Terra
    Hinoki wood bath mat by Viva Terra
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  Toilet seat in teak by William Garvey.
    Toilet seat in teak by William Garvey.
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  Woodline bathtub in plywood by Benedini Associati for Agape.

    Woodline bathtub in plywood by Benedini Associati for Agape.

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