Branch Out With15 Home Furnishings Inspired by Trees

Metamorphosis Shelf by Sebastian Errazuriz

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This astonishing one-of-a-kind tree-shaped bookcase was actually hand-carved from baltic birch plywood by artist Sebastian Errazuriz. The flowing branches enable storage and display of all kinds of objects. Errazuriz started with a base design and added additional branches as desired in a spontaneous building process.

Log Slice Rug by Yvette Laduk

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A slice of a tree trunk is a thing of real natural beauty, telling tales of years gone by with thin, wavy rings. The ‘Woody Wood’ rug by designer Yvette Laduk lets you put this beauty on display either on the floor as a rug, or on the wall as a decorative hanging.

iLog iPod Dock

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How ingenious is this? Straight Line Designs placed an ordinary iPod dock into a carved-out piece of alder wood, drilling holes in the branch to create a speaker.

Manzanita Tree Branch Candelabra

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Simple and elegant, this candelabra shaped like a branch from a manzanita tree is a beautiful way to bring some polished natural charm indoors. The candelabra, from West Elm, is made of nickel-plated aluminum.

Tree Table & Stool for Kids

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Kids can get in on the tree-centric design too, with this adorable table-and-stool set from April Hannah. Made in Brooklyn from FSC-certified wood, the Tree Table Collection has kid-safe non-toxic finishes.