Distressed textures, breezy shiplap and old-school charm can mean only one thing: rustic farmhouse chic. But what if you’re more into city living than country twee? Well luckily for you, the latest incarnation of rusticity combines farmhouse darling with minimalist sleek. Think wood beams juxtaposed with white walls and a discerningly curated approach to styling. Keep scrolling to see the very best of modern rustic farmhouse decor.
Modern Rustic Farmhouse Decor
Rustic lodge was the starting point for this Leanne Ford kitchen design.
The beams are an obvious homage to the humble farmhouse, yet cool metallic accents add polish to the pastoral theme. Slate floors and custom concrete counter tops adhere to the textural requirements of rusticity, all the while introducing a contemporary industrial touch to the final look.
Escape to the Country
Embodying cottage chic with a Scandinavian twist, white-washed walls meet pops of grungy texture. There’s a real back-to-basics feel to the property, which makes a refreshing change to the highly styled looks of bigger hotels. Overall, the estate taps into the millennial lust for whimsy – and we’ve fallen hook, line and sinker.
A pitched wood ceiling and exposed brick wall speaks to the rustic beginnings of the newly restored Seville Homestead.
Nevertheless, a thoroughly modern palette of crisp white, soft gray and pine makes it clear we’re not in the 70’s anymore. Big windows and lightweight furnishings are musts for ensuring this space is filled with light.
Henderson describes this space as a ‘rustic-modern-Scandinavian-contemporary-minimalist-kitchen’, and we can’t think of a better way to sum up today’s incarnation of rustic farmhouse decor. The contrast of the black reclaimed wood island is a highlight, adding contemporary style and depth to the space, anchoring the room. We also love the unusual decision to put the sink in the middle of the kitchen. What a clever way to put a new spin on tradition!