Trends: plywood

DCW chair by the Eames' for Vitra. £1,100, Clippings;'Mr Clarke' clock in light plywood, from £40, Newgate Clocks 'Knuff' magazine file in birch plywood, £7, Ikea; 'Butterfly' stool in maple plywood designed in 1954 by Sori Yanagi for Vitra, £479, Heal's

Perfect plywood

 

If you think plywood might look a bit, how shall we put it, cheap, then think again! Here’s 8 of the coollest things money could buy in this incredible material

 

1 The original plywood chair, in our minds, the iconic DCW chair by the Eames’ for Vitra. £1,100, Clippings

DCW chair by the Eames' for Vitra. £1,100, Clippings

DCW chair by the Eames’ for Vitra. £1,100, Clippings

 

2 ‘Mr Clarke’ clock in light plywood, £40, Newgate Clocks

'Mr Clarke' clock in light plywood, from £40, Newgate Clocks

‘Mr Clarke’ clock in light plywood, from £40, Newgate Clocks

 

3 The ‘Butterfly’ stool in maple plywood designed in 1954 by Sori Yanagi for Vitra, £479, Heal’s

'Butterfly' stool in maple plywood designed in 1954 by Sori Yanagi for Vitra, £479, Heal's

‘Butterfly’ stool in maple plywood designed in 1954 by Sori Yanagi for Vitra, £479, Heal’s

 

4 ‘Soft Edge 12’ chair in moulded oak plywood by HAY, £279, Nest

The 'Soft Edge' moulded oak plywood chair for HAY, £279 from Nest

The ‘Soft Edge’ moulded oak plywood chair for HAY, £279 from Nest

 

5 ‘Diva’ pendant light in oak plywood designed by Peter Natedal & Thomas Kalvatn Egset for Northern Lighting, £1,842, Holloways of Ludlow

'Diva' pendant in oak plywood by Northern Lighting, £1,842, Holloways of Ludlow

‘Diva’ pendant in oak plywood by Northern Lighting, £1,842, Holloways of Ludlow

 

6 An everyday essential, the ‘Knuff’ magazine files in birch plywood, £7 for a pair, Ikea

'Knuff' magazine file in birch plywood, £7, Ikea

‘Knuff’ magazine file in birch plywood, £7, Ikea

 

7 For the super chic (and devoid of clutter) home office, the ‘Copenhague’ desk in oak plywood by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for HAY, £855, Skandium

'Copenhague' desk in oak plywood by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for HAY, £855, Skandium

‘Copenhague’ desk in oak plywood by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for HAY, £855, Skandium

 

8 And another super chic desk, ‘The A Desk’ in birch plywood with white laminate by Alex Swain, £499, ByALEX

'The A Desk' in birch plywood with white laminate by Alex Swain, £499, ByALEX

‘The A Desk’ in birch plywood with white laminate by Alex Swain, £499, ByALEX

 

Love plywood? Here’s why plywood really is the coolest material ever… Trendbulletin 10 Plywood

 

For the best plywood kitchens, see Solutions: Plywood Kitchens

 

And for everything else you need to know, see our Insider Guide: Plywood

 

And don’t forget to take a peek at our Material World: plywood moodboard on Pinterest for loads more pictures showing it worked to best effect.

 

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