Design Inspiration: 10 So-Good Wood Chevron Designs

Design Inspiration: 10 So-Good Wood Chevron Designs

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Melissa DiRenzo
Nov 3, 2014
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The humble piece of wood. It's so simple yet it can be transformed in so many ways. Playing with its natural color variations and a simple angle can create a beautiful pattern and design feature in your space. For instant style and architectural interest, here are ten wood chevron installations that inspire:

Above, mix different colors and use a chevron as a wainscotting or in this sample from Designwebwinkle (Dutch), it doubles as a headboard.

(Image credit: West Elm)

If you want something a little less permanent or if you're renting, you can buy a headboard in a chevron pattern, like this one from West Elm.

(Image credit: Martha Stewart)

Welcome your guests with a chevron front door like this one featured on Martha Stewart.

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Create a dramatic architectural feature in your living room with floor to ceiling chevron to center a fireplace like this one spotted on Design Sponge.

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Another great solution for renters, add some chevron and play with color to create an interesting piece of furniture like this coffee table made by ModernTexures on Etsy.

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Add some timeless style to a nursery with a chevron pattern that becomes a piece of wall art, featured on a room tour from Iron & Twine.

(Image credit: The Socialite Family)

Don't forget to look down. This wood chevron floor featured on The Socialite Family (French) is almost too stylish to walk on.

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And don't forget to look up and turn a boring ceiling into a architectural feature like this house featured on Dwell.

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Make a sliding door not only functional but stylish too with a pop of unexpected chevron, spotted on One Kin Design.

(Image credit: The Sweet Escape)

And lastly, as a testament to how much I love this look, here's a railing I recently had built in my own loft. See the dramatic before & after on my blog, The Sweet Escape.

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