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The Vera Novis Furniture Collection: Leather meets wood in the sophisticated tables, hangers and daybed designed and made in Sweden

The Vera Novis Furniture Collection

The name Vera Novis in Swedish may mean “true novice,” but the assured design of the brand suggests its creators are anything but beginners. This furniture collection was created by Hillevi Magnell and Sara Rudenstam of the Smålands Skinnmanufaktur……

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Awesome Natural Wood Skateboard Design by Marco & Sven

Skateboard Design4Marco & Sven have designed this natural wood skateboard, the skateboard is made with a single piece of wood and they have called it the Förster. The bark on the wood gives the skateboard a lot of character and that raw natural look that is currently on trend and very desirable, I love how they have added the Förster logo to […]
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Orée iPhone 6/6+ Wood Shell Wireless Charger: A protective case in French walnut that pairs with the brand’s Pebble for wireless charging

Orée iPhone 6/6+ Wood Shell Wireless Charger

Following up on the success of last year’s Pebble 2—a wireless charging hub crafted in the south of France with premium hardwood or stone options—French tech accessories design firm Orée has returned with the iPhone 6/6+ Shell. On the surface, the……

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Dirk Vander Kooij’s Diffuser Cabinet: The innovative Dutch designer mathematically stacks 1,000 pieces of wood to create a puzzle-like storage structure that optimizes sound

Dirk Vander Kooij’s Diffuser Cabinet

At first glance, Dutch designer Dirk Vander Kooij’s Diffuser Cabinet resembles a 110cm-high Jenga Tower. Disguised as a visually intriguing, textural and seemingly random pile of wooden blocks, the tower actually serves as a multifunctional object……

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For The Love Of Wood: 55 Amazing Wooden Sculptures [Photos]

A famous French painter and sculptor, Edgar Degas, once said “Art is not what you see, but, what you make others see.” And these 20 talented and creative wood carvers will let us see the beauty embedded in the art of woodcarving through their creations. Many of these artists have also carved their mark into the international art scene.

Animal Sculptures from Wood Chips

Most of these sculptors have years of experience perfecting their craft. Seeing these skilled carvers transform a block of wood into an expressive artwork is really fascinating. From hand-carved to laser-cut wood sculptures made from single or multiple blocks of wood, this collection will bring enjoyment and inspiration to all art designers, not only sculptors, novices and professionals alike.

Caricature Carvings by Phil Bishop

Phil Bishop is a full-time caricature carver from Elk City, Oklahoma. He can design some of the most amusing group carvings of any figure. Here are the some of the many lovely caricatures Phil has created. Find more of his depictions of life from his site here.

Caricature Carving by Phil Bishop

Caricature Carving by Phil Bishop

Caricature Carving by Phil Bishop

Wood Chip Sculptures by Sergei Bobkov

53-year-old Russian sculptor Sergei Bobkov uses discarded wood chips, particularly Siberian cedar, to produce gorgeous and delicate animal figures. He works up to 12 hours a day to carve a new scultupre which can take 3 more weeks to refine and complete. Look at the extreme labor of love he displays on the feathers and furs of his animal sculptures. More here.

Animal Sculptures from Wood Chips

Animal Sculptures from Wood Chips

Animal Sculptures from Wood Chips

Skateboard Art by Haroshi

Haroshi is a self-taught Japanese sculptor and a fan of skateboards. Haroshi makes his artworks by stacking old skateboard decks to create mosaic sculptures, which are on a whole new life as 2D works of arts in the form of figurative characters, fruits, skulls and whatever else Haroshi could think of. Check Haroshi’s site here.

Skateboard Art by Haroshi

Skateboard Art by Haroshi

Skateboard Art by Haroshi

Urban Landscapes by James McNabb

James McNabb creates miniature architectural wonders using an abstract style he calls “Sketching with a bandsaw”. In his City series he creates intricate skyscraper designs from wood with different color tones. Each building is unique, just like an actual urban landscape. See more at James’s site here.

Cityscape by James McNabb

Cityscape by James McNabb

Cityscape by James McNabb

Beauty Lies Within by Maskull Lasserre

Canadian-born sculptor, Maskull Lasserre, has a somewhat creepy way of creating art. Maskull’s artwork is all about revealing the skeletal system of humans and animals through existing wooden sculptures. The amount of detail in his carvings is really impressive. What’s wonderful about this new work is he literally adds new art to the original art piece. Check Maskull’s site here.

Re-carved Sculpture by Maskull Lasserre

Re-carved Sculpture by Maskull Lasserre

Re-carved Sculpture by Maskull Lasserre

Melting Wood by Bonsoir Paris

I’m pretty sure you cannot melt wood, yet French artists Remy Clemente and Morgan Maccari from Bonsoir Paris Studio challenges this with their amazing work. Their DURAMEN series puts the focus on the wooden frames showing them in melted form. Utterly increible! Check Bonsoir Paris’ site here.

Melting Wood by Bonsoir Paris

Melting Wood by Bonsoir Paris

Melting Wood by Bonsoir Paris

Wooden Technology by Michael Rea

Michael Rea’s sculpture pieces are generally represented with materials like steel and glass. Most of his huge pieces seem to be inspired by American science fiction films. He carves robot suits, space shuttles, artillery guns and time machines from lumber. Check Michael’s site here.

Wooden Technology by Michael Rea

Wooden Technology by Michael Rea

Wooden Technology by Michael Rea

Lifelike Sculptures by Willy Verginer

These ultra realistic masterpieces are at the brink of coming to life. They are made by an Italian artist, Willy Verginer, who carves each sculpture from a single block of wood. After that, he paints vivid colors and patterns that add surrealism to it. His favorite figurative subjects range from children to adults and some animals. Check Willy Verginer’s site here.

Lifelike Sculptures by Willy Verginer

Lifelike Sculptures by Willy Verginer

Lifelike Sculptures by Willy Verginer

Moveable Sculpture by Werner Arnold

If you create a sculpture version of Picasso’s paintings, this is what it would look like. Werner Arnold’s sculptures can also move, which adds another layer to the already beautiful sculptures. His work is a great showpiece as it not only looks fantastic with its colorful painting and puzzle-like designs but is also a fun change to its appearance. Check Werner Arnold’s work here.

Moveable Sculpture by Werner Arnold

Moveable Sculpture by Werner Arnold

Moveable Sculpture by Werner Arnold

Carved Guitars by Doug Rowell

When Doug Rowell isn’t playing a guitar, he’s carving one. Doug turns electric guitars into different commemorative art pieces. The engraving is a truly remarkable work of art so much so that most of his customers choose to hang them on their walls rather than play them. Below are just samples from his huge portfolio of more than 100 carved electric guitars since 1969. Check Doug Rowell’s site here.

Carved Guitar by Doug Rowell

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Driftwood Sculptures by Jeff Uitto

Jeff Uitto live near the coast of Washington State. He has sculpted horses, eagles and giraffes out of driftwood that are washed ashore from a forest up northwest. Jeff also makes all sorts of furniture and was commissioned to make driftwood installations in Alaska and Hawaii. Check Jeff Uitto’s site here.

Driftwood Sculptures by Jeff Uitto

Driftwood Sculptures by Jeff Uitto

Driftwood Sculptures by Jeff Uitto

Coral Reefs by Joshua Abarbanel

Joshua Abarbanel’s 3D sculptures are comprised of a variety of cut wood that are carefully arranged and layered to create a composition similar to a coral reef. With the help of modern tools and machinery, he creates these beautiful sculptures to remind us of the need to take care of the natural beauty of our oceans. Check Joshua Abarbanel’s site here.

Coral Reef by Joshua Abarbanel

Coral Reef by Joshua Abarbanel

Coral Reef by Joshua Abarbanel

Bough Houses by Rob Heard

Getting ideas from the beautiful surroundings of Exmoor, talented craftman Rob Heard has produced a captivating set of ‘Bough Houses’ made of Leylandii tree, which has no more use once it has been felled. His houses are around 6 feet tall, each with detailed walkways, turrets, staircases and a huge variety of delicately designed components. Check Rob Heard’s site here.

Bough Houses by Rob Heard

Bough Houses by Rob Heard

Bough Houses by Rob Heard

Chainsaw Carving by Bob King

Chainsaw carving is a very dangerous craft, and yet, Bob King could make fascinating carvings through that method. He competes in many chainsaw sculpting competitions locally in Washington state, and overseas. See what else this professional carver can do at his site here.

Chainsaw Carving by Bob King

Chainsaw Carving by Bob King

Chainsaw Carving by Bob King

Anthropomorphism by AJ Fosik

AJ Fosik makes intricate, brightly colored three-dimensional pieces that are inspired by folk art and cultural rituals. Fosik’s taxidermy-like wall pieces are anthropomorphized animals made from a pile of cut woos which he manually paints one by one. Check AJ Fosik’s work here.

Anthropomorphism by AJ Fosik

Anthropomorphism by AJ Fosik

Anthropomorphism by AJ Fosik

Intarsia Mural by Kathy Wise

Intarsia is basically a 3D wooden mosaic sculpture on which you cut, carve and shape individual pieces of a wooden parts, then put them together with glue. Using different types of woos and selecting the right color, thickness and grain composition you can, like Kathy Wise, create beautiful patterns, although unlike her, you might not win awards like she can. Check Kathy Wise’s work here.

Intarsia Mural by Kathy Wise

Tiger Trail by Kathy Wise

Leopard's Lair by Kathy Wise

Building Blocks by Efraim Rodriguez Cobos

Built from cubes, these life-sized sculptures by Barcelona-based sculptor Efraim Rodriguez Cobos are one of the most intruiging pieces of art I’ve seen. His artworks evoke sadness depicting unconnected remnants of a fading memory with unique artistic representation. Check Efraim Rodriguez’s site here.

Building Blocks by Efraim Rodriguez Cobos

Building Blocks by Efraim Rodriguez Cobos

Building Blocks by Efraim Rodriguez Cobos

Wooden Shroud by Dan Webb

Seattle-based artist Dan Webb is proud to show his series of unbelievable wooden carvings that creates the illusion of fabric. He can carve a pillow, blanket or a balloon out of a block of wood. Dan prefers to use reclaimed wood, some of it aging over 200 years old. Check more of Dan Webb’s work here.

Wooden Shroud by Dan Webb

Wooden Shroud by Dan Webb

Wooden Balloon by Dan Webb

Mother Nature by Paul Baliker

Paul Baliker is known to construct large sculptures that often depict wildlife. His most amazing piece, called “A Matter of Time”, is a 13 feet tall wooden sculpture of our wildlife and the state of our natural world. Crafted from cedar driftwood, the thought-provoking masterpiece won the hearts of a lot of people. Check out more of Paul Baliker’s work here.

Ocean Exodus by Paul Baliker

Dancing With Mother Nature by Paul Baliker

A Matter of Time by Paul Baliker

World’s Longest Wooden Carving by Zheng Chunhui

This gigantic 12-meter long sculpture, based on the popular scroll painting of "Along the River During the Qingming Festival", which depicts the everyday life of the Chinese people in the 11th century is an amazing work of art by Zheng Chunhui. A record-holder, this is the world’s longest wooden carving, which features old buildings, bridges, boats and over 500 miniature people. It also took 4 years to finish. Get a closer look here.

Wood Carving by Zheng Chunhui

Wood Sculpture by Zheng Chunhui

Wood Carving by Zheng Chunhui





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Type deal: wood type font collection, 6 families for only $9!

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If you like wood type, this is a great opportunity to emulate it in your designs. The whole wood type font collection is now available on sale on Mighty Deals for a little time.

For only $ 9 instead of $ 99, you can get 6 font families, that’s a 91% discount!

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Illustration Project: ‘Wood People’ by David Cristobal

David CristobalIllustrator David Cristobal is currently based in Milan and his latest project titled 'Wood People' features 6 beautifully detailed portraits with a twist. He has created the portraits with an excellently executed wood effect and to add to the effect certain area's of the face is missing in a few of the portraits, such a great touch! David sells various […]
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Wood Burl Coffee Roasters: Outstanding single origin coffee roasted in small batches in Dayton, Ohio

Wood Burl Coffee Roasters


Picking up a bag of fresh, locally roasted coffee is no longer limited to major cities. After 10 years working professionally in the coffee business, Brett Barker decided to turn his personal hobby of home roasting into a full-time job. Setting up shop…

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The Macallan Rare Cask Single Malt Scotch: Insight on the brand’s superb new release from their Master of Wood

The Macallan Rare Cask Single Malt Scotch


Imagine trying to run a business where what you make today gets turned into products 12 to more than 60 years from now. How could you possibly forecast volume and preferences? That’s exactly what many Scottish whisky companies try to do. The Macallan…

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Satta Presents Spiritual Materialism: The London-based artist takes up residence in Bali for a show featuring mixed media and reclaimed wood

Satta Presents Spiritual Materialism


Drawing on a combination of illustration, painting and woodworking skills, Joe Lauder has swiftly put Satta—his line of retro-inspired, handmade cruiser skateboards and accompanying apparel—on the global skate and surf radar. His collaborative work with…

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