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How lively accent panels awaken whitewashed and damaged interiors with renewed personality

Endless Artistic Possibilities

Beyond Weldtex, there are a variety of architectural wall panels on the available today that can bring interest, warmth, and focus to a room's design. What helps to make today's wall panel options feel 'modern' is exercising self-restraint along the way—using paneling as an artistic accent only on a single statement wall in a room.

Pair this look with clean-lined furnishings and plenty of natural light so that the texture and color of the panels stand out.

The possibilities are endless. Read on to discover a few of the many fascinating accent options on the market.

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1. PlybooStrand Bamboo Plywood and Veneer

For a natural wood look, consider Smith & Fong Company's Plyboo bamboo architectural panels, which offer edge-grain bamboo plywood veneers. These can be cut and sanded with conventional woodworking equipment and glued and fastened in the same way as wood products. The veneers are either sheet-sliced or re-sawn, offered in thicknesses of .6 mm and 2 mm, and a choice of three colors: Neopolitan, Sahara, and Havana (pictured here). Plyboo.com


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2. Stikwood

Stikwood is a peel-and-stick reclaimed and sustainable wood planking. Made from reclaimed and sustainable woods sourced from various locations in the U.S., all the planks are products are responsibly sourced use European oil finishes and VOC-free paints. Available in many colors and texture options, including the deep shade of Charcoal (pictured here), inspired by the traditional Japanese art of charring wood. Stikwood.com


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3. Oberon

WallArt three-dimensional wall panels, such as Oberon (pictured here), are made of plant fiber and come in a variety of shapes, styles, patterns, textures, and colors. They can be painted and are lightweight and easy to install, and pricing starts at $2.49 per square foot.  Mywallart.com