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A Guide to the Different Mahogany Finishes

As well as being exceptionally sturdy and durable, mahogany has one of the most distinctive and striking appearances of any wood. Different finishes can highlight different aspects of the red-brown tones and the natural grain, or it can be painted to better suit a certain design or colour palette of a room.

We’ve put together a guide to the different mahogany finishes we provide here at AKD Furniture, and where each would be best suited.

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What Colour Goes with Mahogany Furniture?

Solid Mahogany Georgian 3 Drawer Filing Cabinet with Panel Drawer to hold standard suspension files

Mahogany has a timeless and impressive aesthetic, and investing in a statement piece of furniture makes a great addition to your home, but it is not always easy to match the rest of the room with this distinctive hardwood. 

Mahogany wood can be available in a range of tones and finishes but, for the purpose of this blog, we will discuss the colour of mahogany that springs to mind for most – a deep reddish-brown. Here are some suggestions of different colours that pair well with mahogany furniture and will bring the whole room together.

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What is Reclaimed Wood?: A Guide

More material choices than ever are available for consumers looking to buy furniture or renovate their home. Even with all this choice, it’s hard to find a material that is right for your needs whilst also being unique and sustainable.

Reclaimed wood is one of the select few materials that can tick all of the boxes, so here’s a little more about what reclaimed wood is and the benefits of it.

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How to Incorporate Dark Wood Furniture into Your Living Room: 6 Decorating Ideas

Georgian Reeded Sideboard (Mahogany). 6 square drawers, twin cupboard doors

Dark woods such as mahogany are a great option for adding a timeless and classic feel to a living room. However, people are often unsure of what to pair it with for the best interior design. In this blog, we take a look at 6 living room decorating ideas when you’re working with dark wood furniture like mahogany. 

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Why is Mahogany Good for Furniture?

Mahogany is a timeless and beautiful wood that is used time and time again for creating all manner of furnishings. But have you ever stopped to wonder why mahogany is so good for furniture? Or, are you in the process of choosing furniture and deciding whether to use mahogany or not? Here we take a look at some of the best things about the brilliant material that is mahogany. Continue reading Why is Mahogany Good for Furniture?

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Ravishing Rattan Beds

Bed with rattan head and foot board. Solid mahogany frame hand carved with floral design.

Ever considered a rattan bed? They make a lovely alternative to our solid wood beds.

The rattan which is woven to create some wonderful patterns gives these beds a certain charm all of their own, perhaps it is because rattan is a natural product coming from dried plant fibres? Whatever it is the blending of two naturally occurring products, that of mahogany and rattan, undoubtedly works very well. The results are plain to see…the most enchanting and alluring beds.
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Our Very Versatile Pedestal Desk (Mahogany)

Mahogany pedestal desk converted to a Dickens Desk.

Our mahogany pedestal desks are not only a fabulous looking pieces of furniture which would grace even the most luxurious home offices but is also surprisingly versatile!

The standard desk has bags of storage in the two pedestals and then if you add storage to the back of the desk as in the partners desk then you are talking even more storage!

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