only a few years in the past i confirmed a photograph of a knotty-pine-paneled ba t all the way through a unadorned tale embly and the editors across the desk groaned audibly. knotty pine used to be considered dated & dowdy a leftover from the 1950s ranch e that are meant to be torn out as quickly as imaginable. but lately i've been seeing initiatives which are celebrating the extremely textured wooden in a up to date approach. my own theory? reclaimed lumber has prepared the ground for a unadorned extra accepting wooden palette.
or maybe my editors were off base all along. as phil kaplan prin l of kaplan thompson architects in portland maine says: "knotty pine hasn't ever been unpopular in the proper context. " wood , architecture. whether it ine cedar fir or pine if a wooden has a knot it s.