We think most things look—and feel—better once they're worn in, wood included. Here are five favorite spaces with wood that flaunts the lived-in look; some of it centuries old, some brand new.
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Above: Elizabeth Roberts Design installed new white oak floors throughout this duplex renovation in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The muted color pairs well with the home's historic features.
Above: Architects Liddicoat & Goldhill remodeled this 19th-century terraced house in London for a client who is an avid collector of vintage and reclaimed materials. The client's antiques and the home's original woodwork (such as wood paneled shutters) were the designer's palette. Photo by Tom Gildon.
Above: Hundred-year-old beams (and relatively newer Wishbone chairs) in a Tribeca loft by Wettling Architects.
Above: A credenza set for serving in the home of Santa Barbara-based Carole Magness of Magness Interiors. The designer's home, a 1919 farmhouse, was designed by Wallace Neff.
Above: A mix of old and new in a Brooklyn Heights loft remodel by Elizabeth Roberts Design. A new open kitchen and reclaimed-wood dining table suit the owners' entertaining needs.
Above: Golden wood and gilded frames warm this modern kitchen/dining renovation by SF-based Nick Noyes Architecture.
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