Light wood furniture

Inspiration & trends

An important element of modern interior design is to incorporate natural materials, with oak furniture being a particular favourite amongst designers. As well as being robust, it is favoured for its beautiful colour and natural grain.

Monza double wooden bed frame

Wooden bed frames such as this one really show off the beauty of natural oak. Simple in design, it features a wide slatted headboard and curved head rail that makes it a little different from other bedsteads. The legs are an exercise in minimalism, for they are slim and tapered, giving a truly modern look. Made from solid white oak and veneers, this sturdy bed frame is perfect for any type of double mattress.

Monza wooden bed frame

Ercol Windsor coffee table

This coffee table, from the famous Ercol furniture brand, brings a natural touch to the living room in a more traditional way. A straightforward, no-nonsense coffee table , its chunky long legs hold two storage platforms together. The rounded edges soften the overall visual effect of the table, and its length makes it perfect for longer living rooms.

Ercol windsor coffee table

Parisienne wooden wall clock

Wood can also be featured in smaller ways, for example, with this wooden wall clock. The centre of the clock face shows off the oak’s natural grain beautifully, while the outer circle is delicately painted in an antique cream. The clock features traditional Roman numerals and black hands pointing out the time. It offers a subtle, but effective way to accessorise the home.

Furnitureland Lyon extending dining table and 4 chairs

If you want an impressive, yet functional piece of furniture for your dining room, then you need look no further than this oak dining table. A solid rectangular shape that shows off the natural grain and knots of the oak beautifully, this table is accompanied by four chairs to provide plenty of seating. The natural colour of the oak on the chairs contrasts pleasingly with the black, faux leather seat pads.

Oak furniture is a great choice of material for the home, as its natural beauty will never go out of fashion and its soft, warm colour means it will complement the colour scheme of any room.