Kazanahome | Expressing the Essence of Nature

Kazanahome | Expressing the Essence of Nature


Trees, as naturally grown wood, develop various forms over time, bearing the marks of passing years. Just as time inevitably leaves its traces on wood, we respect each tree, and especially the uniqueness of each burl, scar, and crack that forms an indelible and one-of-a-kind imprint on the wood. It is within these imperfections that we find beauty.

For someone new to the world of lumber, the preference often leans towards pristine boards with smooth surfaces, free of any blemishes, knots, or cracks - seemingly perfect boards. They believe that only the most flawlessly smooth and unblemished boards are the best and most valuable. However, the value of a board cannot be solely determined by the presence or absence of knots and scars on its surface; it is the uniqueness and individuality that truly matter.


Expressing the passage of time through nature
Coming from nature, they inevitably bear the marks of nature.
Wood, having endured the rigors of decades or even centuries of weathering and growth, doesn't always conform to everyone's expectations of staying in perfect condition forever. Time leaves behind scars, knots, and cracks, which may seem to affect aesthetics, but are, in fact, the most vibrant signs of life. Through the patterns and blemishes that emerge as wood is infused with the passage of time, it is as if we can see the bygone years. This is the most extraordinary aspect of the wood.

In fact, having a few spots and cracks makes it unique. In comparison, the "perfect wood" that lacks "special markings" and is uniform in appearance may appear dull. Just like life, unexpected events can easily occur in the growth process, but it is these surprises that create a unique and one-of-a-kind individual - a one-of-a-kind piece of wood. This is perhaps the beauty of imperfection.

Knots are scars formed during the growth of trees due to external injuries, insect bites, fungal infections, and other factors. They are not growths; rather, they are a natural occurrence in the growth of trees.

Burls are localized abnormal cell growth on trees caused by external injuries, insect bites, fungal infections, and more during the tree's growth process.

Grain Patterns
These patterns are not on the tree's surface but grow deeper into the tree trunk. They usually appear in large-diameter wood with an age of over 80 years.

Color Variations
The color variations in wood are mainly related to lignin and extractives deposited within cell lumens and cell walls. It's a natural characteristic of wood.

Surface Cracks
Cracks in wood occur due to external forces or changes in temperature and humidity, leading to the separation of fibers.

End Checks
Cracks at the ends of wood are a natural result of wood's growth, caused by dehydration, defatting, and the release of internal stress.

Mineral Lines
These lines are formed when wood absorbs and deposits minerals, such as carbonates, from the soil during its growth. They commonly appear in gray, brown, and black colors, depending on the mineral content.


Artful Restoration of Vitality
With an aesthetic perspective and a humble reverence for wood's natural imperfections, we see the beauty in the unique character of wood.

At Kazanahome, you'll find not only untouched boards but also boards infused with the artistic vision of our designers. Building upon the foundation of respecting nature, our board designers add their aesthetic touch, creating artistic and highly appreciable modern boards using the natural burls and scars.

"Those natural marks left by the passage of time, some preserved in their original state, while others reimagined and recreated by the designer's craftsmanship, are all appreciated. These imperfections and blemishes are undeniable," says the Kazanahome board designer.

Mondrian Design
Whether it's the localized blue staining caused by fungi, punctures left by rusted nail heads, or woodworm holes, we view them from an aesthetic perspective and restore the wood's vitality by incorporating them into the board's edges.

Oval Ornamentation Design
For solid wood boards with cracks at the ends, we use butterfly keys for both decorative and structural purposes to rejuvenate the wood.

Ice Crystal Fusion Design
In cases of larger gaps or localized cracks on the board's surface, our designers apply their aesthetic principles by filling them with ice crystal material in different colors, reshaping the board's form.

Humans, Nature, and Space
The most perfect wood in the world is ultimately the one you encounter. Each piece of wood has a unique story, whether it's a well-preserved piece with natural marks or a piece transformed through design. In essence, under the canopy of this world, each piece is one and only one, capable of reuniting after centuries, and this is perhaps the definition of the most perfect wood. The relationship between humans and nature is one of mutual dependence and coexistence. We respect eac