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Transform Your Space With Texture

Wall trends come and go, but for years, walls have been fairly simple. For many, painted drywall has reigned supreme. However, modern homeowners and business owners are looking for something a little more personalized. In fact, textured walls have soared in popularity as one of the best ways to highlight the beauty and personality of […]

Notre Dame Cathedral: The Reconstruction

Notre-Dame de Paris is one of France’s most celebrated monuments. Built in the Middle Ages on the ruins of two even older churches, the foundation stone for the Cathedral was laid in 1163 by Pope Alexander III. Over the next century, construction continued as the choir, nave and other critical features were completed. Work was […]

Starbucks Tokyo: Beech Quarter Cut Installation

Starbucks recently unveiled its Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Tokyo. This incredible Roastery is the fifth to open globally and offers more than 100 different coffee and tea beverages along with a variety of artisanal food offerings and merchandise. Starbucks originally opened in 1971 in Pike Place Market in Seattle but quickly grew in popularity and […]

Wood Veneers: The 60s are back

Interior design and wood walls have a long history that dates back to the first wooden homes. However, what we are most familiar with as conventional wood paneling first became a hot commodity in mid-century modern homes. Considered quite stylish at the time, the trend was starting to wind down by the 80s. Once the […]

Wood Veneer VS. Solid Wood

Wood has been used in construction for thousands of years. Architects and designers have created numerous ways to use wood in building materials, flooring, furnishing, wallcoverings and more using a wide range of trees, wood types and cuts. While other building materials have come and gone, none has had the continued popularity or sustainability of […]

Jacaranda: Four Diverse Veneers

Jacaranda has been crafting green building products for more than 40 years. It all started when our founder, Dan Whittelsey, Sr., began exporting veneer quality logs from Central America. The region rarely produced entire logs, but it did offer dimensioned lumber, which was highly prized by Japanese company Hokusan. Hokusan used the lumber to craft […]

Learn more about the Slicing and Matching Wood Veneer Method

Wood veneer offers an aesthetic, affordable solution for interior wallcoverings. Jacaranda’s extensive selection of species means that you can customize your look using your favorite wood, whether that’s conventional oak, maple or walnut or something a little more exotic such as Brazilian rosewood or teak. Veneers are made by making extremely thin slices in logs, […]

Choose Right: Wood Veneer is the Ultimate Option

In Ancient Egypt, wood veneers were used for everything from furnishings to sarcophagi. These thin slices of wood were bonded securely to an underlying layer, creating a material that was not just beautiful but also highly functional. While some might think that veneer is inferior in some ways to solid wood, veneer has some pretty […]

Wood Veneers: A Beautiful & Ecofriendly Option for Hospitality Industry

The hospitality industry has seen record growth in the past few years, and as it has grown, it has evolved dramatically. Gone are the days of simple lodgings and cafes: Today, those in the industry must stay on track to meet the needs of a rapidly changing world. Restaurants are catering to more adventurous palates, […]

Jacaranda’s Past Hospitality Projects

The hospitality industry has made both a business and an art out of hospitality, welcoming their customers and clients with respect and graciousness. It’s no wonder, then, that this industry is growing exponentially, with more than 500,000 jobs in the hospitality industry in the U.S. currently and more added every day. Several types of businesses […]

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