Materials

Wood is an extraordinary material, which exists in nature in many different varieties. Lignis objects live from the most precious and sought-after wood essences, colored or used naturally, each with its own unique characteristics.
Rare and precious wood species
Nature offers an extraordinary variety of wood species, with very different characteristics and colors. In the continuous research of special materials, Lignis enhances the natural qualities of each species, skillfully combining them with the others with new and surprising effects.
LIGNIS® uses for its products precious and rare wood essences, coming from different parts of the world, result of a long history of experience and knowledge on the material, giving uniqueness and refinement to its objects.
Beech
Ash
Oak
Mahogany
Zebra wood
Cherry
Lati dyed Wengè
White
Ebony
White Ebony
A particularly precious essence, hard to find, of Asian origin, with unique characteristics on each sheet. The black veins form a contrasting texture on the light background with a hint of yellow.
Oak
Oak
Obtained from the finest oak logs, it is one of the most widely used woods in various sectors. LIGNIS® uses it in light and dark tones.
Tulipiè
Tulipiè
A sober, elegant essence, without knots or evident veins, with a delicate and silky aspect.
Ash
Ash
Compact, resistant, but at the same time elastic, so that it can be used at the same time for the construction of musical instruments and work tools. It is widely used natural but also dyed, enhancing both the vein of the material and the brilliance of the color.
Rotary
Birch
Rotary Birch
Light yellowish wood from the cold forests of northern Europe. Due to the small size of the log, the sheets are obtained with a special process, leafing through them longitudinally along the circumference.
Zebra
wood
Zebra wood
Precious wood of African origin, strongly characterized by thin parallel veins, regular, contrasting, in shades from gray to yellow.
Erable
occhiolinato
Erable occhiolinato
Made from the finest maple trunks, it is studded with the unmistakable eyelets: the water droplets imprisoned inside the young spring fibres imprint the characteristic small circles on the material after sudden frosts.
Briar
Root
Briar Root
High-quality material, obtained with a special cut at the base of selected logs. The roots' junction becomes on the wood sheet an amalgam of unmistakable shades of color, knots and twisty veins.
Mahogany
Mahogany
Mahogany veneer is made from selected logs to create high quality products. It is used to make fine furniture, artifacts, musical instruments and is also widely used in the shipbuilding industry for its characteristics of stability, durability and strength.
Lati
Lati
Hard, compact and elastic essence from tropical West Africa, difficult to process. LIGNIS® uses dark stained wood.
Cherry
wood
Cherry wood
Cherry wood is characterized from a warm, reddish and orange color, the cherry becomes increasingly fascinating and warmer with the passage of time. Sometimes it has slight green streaks. It is one of the most beautiful species of wood for furniture production, very exclusive for interior decoration and fine furniture. It is also suitable for pianos production.
Beech
Beech
The beech is characterized by a beautiful hazelnut color, that comes in different shades depending on the process of working. In comparison with other European species, it reaches long dimensions and it is certainly a very appropriate wood for veneers cutting in thin sheets. It is mostly used for furniture and parquet floor and perfectly suited to be folded, e.g. chairs or curved armchairs. It is certainly one of the most used woods in Europe.
Walnut
Walnut
Walnut wood is rich in tones and shades of brown in all its veins that make it particularly pleasant and suitable for multiple combinations with other nuances and materials. It is a kind of wood used for the construction of furniture, but also for interior pavements, elegant in modern contexts. Originally from the American continent, its texture is distinguished by highly visible channels for the carrying of chlorophyll
Elm
Elm
Elm wood has a slightly scratchy to the touch and it is very decorative. Elm root is very appreciated in the market of veneers and it is appreciated since 50’s in furnishing and interior design. Also it is frequently used in shipbuilding and hydraulic engineering thanks to its water resistance. Specially suitable for turning and carving.
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