Wood is the most commonly used material for making furniture. In order to be beautiful and create different interior styles, customized system cabinets are very popular with different styles of wood grain surfaces on solid wood panels. The wood grain of each type of wood is different. Understanding the differences between dark and light wood colors and the different characteristics of the 6 wood grains will help you find the wood grain style that best suits you among the many choices.
How to choose dark and light wood colors?
[Light wood color]
Houses in the mainland are getting smaller and smaller, so more and more people like to use light-colored furniture, which is bright and shiny and has a larger sense of space.
At the same time, in recent years, influenced by the Nordic style, Muji style, and simple style, light-colored wood has been widely used in furniture for the convenience of matching, and has become the mainstream color matching.
[Dark wood color]
Dark wood has an indescribable mellow, stable and noble temperament. Compared with light wood, it is more convenient to clean and maintain. As long as the color matching of the space is used well, it can bring an aesthetic effect to your home that you will never tire of.
Dark wood color makes it easier to show the texture of the wood, which can add tension to the space. It is simple and has a distinctive character like a sculpture.
Oak color can be divided into two types: white oak and red oak: white oak ranges from light brown to dark brown; red oak ranges from pink brown to reddish brown. Oak wood has a straight grain texture, high purity, less variegation, clear pores, and a relatively distinct mountain-shaped wood grain. Japanese-style furniture mostly uses oak grain.
Teak wood is mostly calm dark brown or tawny, with straight texture and dark wood grain, giving people a feeling of being very close to nature.
The color of walnut is very well-proportioned and elegant, mostly taupe, with obvious dark or black stripes. The charming pattern and the charm of dark wood color are commonly used in Nordic retro style. They are also used in Japanese nostalgic style to show a mature and stable feeling.
4. Pine wood
The color of pine wood is mostly white and light yellow, with a small amount of orange-ish light reddish brown. The wood grain is obvious, with natural wood knots and occasional resin grooves. Pine wood looks simple and generous, with full and smooth lines. Its good texture makes people feel pleasing to the eye. It is often used in pastoral style design to create a comfortable and natural sense of space.
Birch is light white to light yellowish brown, with more knots but less obvious wood grain. Simple and natural birch is one of the representative woods of simple style.
The texture of fir itself is clear and delicate, giving people a quiet and soft feeling on furniture.
Different wood grains and colors will show completely different styles for the space. If you want to customize system furniture, you are welcome to contact our furniture salesmen at any time.