4Love of Design: A Lesson in Faux Bois

November 9, 2012 § Leave a comment


Faux Bois : Pronounced “foe bwah” is a French term meaning “false wood”. This is a design element and craft that has been used since the Renaissance with the Trompe l’oeil style in France.  It is the artistic imitation of wood or wood grains in various media.  It has been madly popular throughout the history of interior design and decor. 

Today, you see it used in a nice variety of materials, from wallpaper to fabrics, the art of Faux Bois is transcending just furniture application.  I adore the look.  It’s au natural and oh so classic!  Mix this design element into your decor to really give it that procured look.

Faux Bois Wallpaper

from Elle Decor

From Elle Decor


















A neutral Faux Bois wallpaper applied to the wall add a perfect backdrop to a glam living room!

     from House Beautiful


A Faux Bois console table for entry is just great.  Check out options from crateandbarrel.com












Twig Chair from Oly Studio

  Twig like, Faux Bois metal work.

Check out what we have to offer you here at our 4Love Studio.  We have some super savvy vintage finds.  We have a burl wood accent piece as well as a vintage Faux Bois arm chair.  Check them out and scoop them up today!  Contact us to put them on hold. LUV!!!


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