A major design movement of the moment goes back to nature and uses organic materials like wood. We've done a special on bamboo before, but ordinary wood is a current favourite of many designers too. Unpainted wood is being used in a wide range of ways, even in designing modern technologies, from USBs to radios, demonstrating our ingrained tendency to want to surround ourselves with nature.
Here's a look at some of the best wooden technology designs featured on Trend Hunter.
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12 Cool Gadgets Made of Wood
By: Bianca Bartz - Published: Jul 10, 2008