Types of Woods in Interior Design
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Types of Woods in Interior Design

In these several years, Malaysia Home interior design moving toward more natural looks that represent their natural environmental factors and create a calm, down to earth feeling. The natural concept can be achieved through various types of wood color, grain pattern, and texture. Fuyu Dezain shares some popular types of solid wood to help customer to understand more during a house renovation. Let’s have a look at the type of woods that are commonly found in most house construction and their suitable uses in interior design.


Types of Wood


Oak


If you plan to redesign your house kitchen or flooring, oak is a commonly used wood for furniture and floor. It is durability, workability, and natural beauty in earthy colored shading and unique wood grain especially if it is quarter sawed which adds elegant texture on furniture.


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Mahogany


Mahogany is highly sought after for its robust, full-bodied coloration and flexibility. One of the darker tones accessible in wood for furniture, Mahogany is incredibly well known for its use as furniture, door design, and veneers.



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Pine


Pine is a well-known softwood for the furniture. The color of pine is lighter and creamy white look. If you use it for your furniture, you need to apply a layer of clear coat on it to prevent it get stain easily.



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Rubberwood


Rubberwood is a very popular semi-hardwood choice here in Malaysia. Most furniture in Malaysia is produced using rubberwood. It has a pale cream shading and a tolerably coarse surface with directly to shallowly interlocked grain.



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Meranti


A well-known hardwood and are also a popular choice here in Malaysia. Meranti comes in two structures, Light Red Meranti or Dark Red Meranti. With its profound earthy red tone, exceptionally interlocked grain, and high level of protection from warping or twisting, Meranti wood is ideal for molding, structure, furniture, cupboards, and veneers.



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There is also another type of wood choice that are commonly used in interior decorative that is cheaper such as plywood and chipboard. But at the end of the day, what should be taken account when you decide to bring in wooden materials into your house interior is the different styles, taste, needs and your preferences that best suited to the interior design concept that you are going for.






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Fuyu Dezain Sdn Bhd is one of the interior design companies in Malaysia, based in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor (Klang Valley). We are specialized in residential and commercial concept design and renovation. Please feel free to contact us anytime if you have any inquiries.

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