September 10, 2009

Furniture Carved By Nature

The organic movement is developing some very deep roots, some of which are being polished up, and turned into furniture!!


Godzilla Table from Chista

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Double Tier Root Table from


Burl Bowls, from



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Grove Root Desk from


nantucket driftwood side table arteriors

Nantucket Driftwood Side Table, available through Gaita Interiors fallen branch table

Fallen Branch Table from


In other cases, fallen branches, barely modified are being bundled together and turned into tables.  Pieces of driftwood are being put to practical use, for the first time in their long…drifting… existence.

Driftwood Mirror from

Driftwood Mirror from


Tree trunks are sliced, legs added and used as is, with all of the natural ridges and bumps left just as they were when the tree stood in the forest.

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Hudson Furniture

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Landscape Dyptych from Chista


I think these tables by Chista are wonderful sculptural works; The brilliance of Nature joined with human ingenuity combined to create something completely new and beautiful.

At the heart of this movement is the understanding that Nature is an artist…and you don’t mess with Mother Nature!! You just polish her up, step back, and marvel at her magnificence!

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  1. These are stunning pictures. Each and every piece is wonderful in its own way. Lovely!

    Comment by Beaman the Interiors Chap — September 10, 2009 @ 2:56 PM

  2. I never really thought about this type of furniture before, but the way you presented it is quite beautiful – Thank you! Cindy

    Comment by Cindy — September 16, 2009 @ 9:43 PM

  3. Thank you so much for dropping by my Blog and leaving a comment…. I too love furniture made from branches and old tree trunks… the naturla beauty is exquisite. Love all the photos you found and are sharing with us!

    We shoud all look more closely at nature and anjoy her magnificance!

    Comment by Carolyn — September 17, 2009 @ 4:34 AM

  4. Wow, these log furniture pieces are really beautiful! I have never seen such creative uses of wood that make the irregular patterns and curves the highlight of the piece before.

    Comment by Rustic Rob — January 19, 2011 @ 11:52 AM

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