From wood inlay to furniture

Gizmodo announces that "wood inlay is the new gloss black," and I think they're right.

In Milan I saw an exhibit of appliances by Realfleet's Amadana line, which features things such as humidifiers that look like wooden rice steamers and headphones with bamboo:

The casemod community has been making wood cases for a while, so it's only a matter of time that it moves out of the garage dremel world to the industrial design world and commercial computer cases start using the material to make plastic look more sophisticated. Then (maybe) it's only a small conceptual leap to merging things that are made of wood and getting back!

[Update: Engadget also notices the wood theme, and mentions a wood-covered cell phone by Siemens.]

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