Modern Farmhouse Style – A Little Bit Country….A Little Bit Rock and Roll

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A modern farmhouse looks warm and inviting
A modern farmhouse looks warm and inviting (decoradvisor.net)

The charm and rustic character of traditional farmhouse design style combined with the simplicity and edge of modern design.  That is modern farmhouse style and it is taking the design world by storm.  It’s just a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll.  This is how to get that seamlessly blended style that is both chic and classic.

Beautiful modern farmhouse welcomes
Beautiful modern farmhouse welcomes (decorsyours)
High ceilings and painted wood beams enhance this modern farmhouse
High ceilings and painted wood beams enhance this modern farmhouse (decorsyours)
Rustic table with modern lighting combine for the modern farmhouse style
Rustic table with modern lighting combine for the modern farmhouse style (Houzz)
Modern touches in a classic farmhouse
Modern touches in a classic farmhouse (Houzz)

Painted wood walls, predominantly white, are the foundation of modern farmhouse style.  The character of wood, along with the freshness of white, provide a neutral background so that combining modern elements with classic go hand-in-hand smoothly.  Often, wood beams characterize ceilings in the modern farmhouse and wood floors are the staple flooring option.

Painted wood walls and beams enhance this modern farmhouse interior
Painted wood walls and beams enhance this modern farmhouse interior (slovera)
White walls with wood accents are part of modern farmhouse style
White walls with wood accents are part of modern farmhouse style (blixie.co)
Raised ceiling accented with wood beams and wood flooring are staples to the modern farmhouse style
Raised ceiling accented with wood beams and wood flooring are staples to the modern farmhouse style (ibesthomedecors)
Beautiful modern farmhouse design
Beautiful modern farmhouse design (Darci Reimund Desings, darcireimunddesigns.com)

In the kitchen, an apron sink combined with modern or industrial style lighting bring classic and modern together.  Open shelving works alongside traditional cabinetry.  A farmhouse table with modern chairs or a set of wooden stools against a modern bar combine elements.

A farmhouse table is a must for modern farmhouse style
A farmhouse table is a must for modern farmhouse style (Houzz)
An apron (farmhouse) sink is a classic touch in the farmhouse kitchen
An apron (farmhouse) sink is a classic touch in the farmhouse kitchen (thekitchn)
Wood benches add character to a modern kitchen bar
Wood benches add character to a modern kitchen bar (Houzz)
An apron sink and hardwood floors accent this modern farmhouse kitchen
An apron sink and hardwood floors accent this modern farmhouse kitchen (finehomebuilding)
Vaulted ceilings with painted wood beams open up this modern farmhouse kitchen
Vaulted ceilings with painted wood beams open up this modern farmhouse kitchen (decoist)
Farmhouse modern style
Farmhouse modern style (decoist)

The modern farmhouse bath isn’t complete without a claw-foot tub, or at least a stand-alone model.  Combined with a modern shower and glass doors, the room opens up and the styles blend seamlessly.

A claw-foot tub mixed with modern shower in the farmhouse bath
A claw-foot tub mixed with modern shower in the farmhouse bath (Houzz)
Charm and modern amenity combine in the farmhouse bathroom
Charm and modern amenity combine in the farmhouse bathroom (housedecoratorscollection)

Modern furniture mixed with vintage or rustic pieces make the modern farmhouse style appealing to many design tastes.  Simple lines meld with rustic accents to capture the charm of one and the flow of another.

Rustic pieces combine with more modern furnishings in the modern farmhouse style
Rustic pieces combine with more modern furnishings in the modern farmhouse style (decoist)
Modern farmhouse style
Modern farmhouse style (modernorganicinteriors)
White painted wood walls and ceiling enhance the modern farmhouse bedroom
White painted wood walls and ceiling enhance the modern farmhouse bedroom (mnodernorganicinteriors)
Wood accent wall, modern lighting and vintage furniture combine for modern farmhouse style
Wood accent wall, modern lighting and vintage furniture combine for modern farmhouse style (Houzz)

Modern farmhouse style is charming sophistication.  It is a seamless blending of styles that caters to the modern while paying homage to classic, down-home character.  This is a style that maintains a love of history, while appealing to a more modern design aesthetic.  Modern farmhouse style is a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll.

 

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