Wood is your friend—a welcoming, forgiving surface that instantly warms up a room. This week the Remodelista editors rekindled their romance with larch, walnut, and reclaimed barn siding (stay tuned for upcoming photos of Justine’s newly refinished floors). Here are five of our editors’ favorite ways to use wood to warm a room.
Studio Anna van der Lei’s bathtubs are inspired by Van der Lei’s fascination for bathing and recalling her Dutch and Finnish background and cultural bathing experiences. See more in The Home Spa Reimagined, from a Dutch-Finnish Designer.
Alexa rounds up her 10 favorite modern wood bedside tables (plus three bonus styles) in this week’s 10 Easy Pieces post.
Donald Judd–esque Daybeds
Original daybeds by artist Donald Judd can go for as much as $20,000 at auction; Julie admires some Judd-esque homages in 7 Favorites: The Enduring Appeal of the Donald Judd Daybed.
Alvar Aalto Stool
See the Alvar Aalto stool in action in this week’s Steal This Look post.
Reclaimed Wood Flooring
Meredith had a lot of questions about reclaimed wood flooring: “Is it really eco-friendly? Where exactly does the wood come from? Is reclaimed wood flooring a trend that’s already had its day?” For the answers, see this week’s Remodeling 101 post.