How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

 

We recently shared an idea for a low-budget wood fireplace surround, and here’s a similar idea that was used for an office space in Paris, France. Both are examples of giving a space some personality, by using a simple, easy to find and easy to work with material.

 

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

For this office space, Studio Razavi architecture used basic pine lumber, installed vertically, to create a distinct look for an insurance company headquarters.

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

The designers chose to use pine because of its imperfections.

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

Glass-walled offices have had standalone pine walls built around them, increasing the privacy, while still allowing light to pass through.

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

How to make a design impact using simple pieces of wood

Photography by Olivier-Martin Gambier

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