ISSUE 14  |  Warm Minimalism

10 Favorites: Warm Wood from Members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory

April 11, 2014 6:00 PM

BY Meredith Swinehart

We think most things look–and feel–better once they’re worn in, wood included. Here are 10 favorite spaces with wood that flaunts the lived-in look, some of it centuries old, some brand nnew.

For more work by our member architects and designers, visit the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory.

Above: Elizabeth Roberts Design installed new white oak floors throughout this duplex renovation in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The muted color pairs well with the townhouse’s historic features.

Above: Architects Liddicoat & Goldhill remodeled this 19th-century terraced house in London for an avid collector of vintage and reclaimed materials. The designers created a palette based on the client’s antiques and the house’s wood-paneled shutters and other original woodwork. Photo by Tom Gildon.

Above: A sunken living and dining room in a three-story New York City townhouse remodeled by Leone Design Studio.

Above: Architect Steven Harris preserved the stone walls and ceiling timbers in his renovation of a 15th century house–his own–located off Croatia’s Dalmation Coast.

Above: Hundred-year-old beams and 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: Deborah Berke & Partners retained the brick walls and worn wood floors of this NYC bachelor’s loft and introduced large pieces of custom furniture for flexible living.

Above: This Hudson Valley farmhouse by architect James Dixon sports wood of various patinas alongside freshly painted yellow dining chairs.

Above: A mix of old and new in a Brooklyn Heights loft remodel by Elizabeth Roberts Design: a long reclaimed wood table and new open kitchen for a couple who love to entertain. 

Above: Golden wood and gilded frames warm this open kitchen and dining remodeled by SF-based Nick Noyes Architecture.

Get even cozier with 691 images of Rooms with Rugs and 6,000-plus images of Inventive Uses of Wood in our gallery of rooms and spaces. On Gardenista, have a look at 10 Summer Cabins by Members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on March 9, 2013 as part of our Japonesque issue.