Modern Rustic Style is the Perfect Blend

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Modern rustic style exudes warmth
Modern rustic style exudes warmth (decoist)

If you like the charm and character of rustic but prefer a modern approach, modern rustic style is the perfect blend.  Modern rustic style exudes warmth and character.  It is a mixture of rustic elements, such as wood beams, floors and accents, with modern details.  It is stone accent walls and fireplace surrounds as a feature in a modern space.  Let’s explore some modern rustic rooms and learn what qualities they possess.

Modern rustic style
Modern rustic style (bestofinteriors)
Wood beams and floors reflect a rustic style in this modern home
Wood beams and floors reflect a rustic style in this modern home (freshome)
Modern rustic style
Modern rustic style (guupress)

Wood adds instant warmth to a space.  Its natural grain and varying tones, with or without stain, visually warm a room.  In modern spaces, wood tones create a welcoming aesthetic.  Blended with clean lines and sleek surfaces, wood brings in a natural element.

Modern rustic interior of log cabin
Modern rustic interior of log cabin (ravencresthomes)
Modern rustic interior is warm and welcoming
Modern rustic interior is warm and welcoming (gratefulhead.co)
Wood ceiling inserts lend warmth and texture to this modern rustic interior
A wood ceiling lends warmth and texture to this modern rustic interior (homelilys)

Stone and wood infuse a room with rich texture.  The rough feel of natural stone and rough-hewn wood accents modern spaces.  A room with texture has greater depth and dimension, making it more interesting.

Rustic stone adds texture to this modern space
Rustic stone adds texture to this modern space (editionchicago)
Rustic stone walls enhance this modern rustic room
Rustic stone walls enhance this modern rustic room (therusticideas.BlogSpot)
Stonework adds texture and wood creates warmth in this modern rustic space
Stonework adds texture and wood creates warmth in this modern rustic space (luna-doro)
Rustic brick adds texture to this space
Rustic brick adds texture to this space (decoist)
Wood panels and beams give extra texture
Wood panels and beams give extra texture (denoxa)

The blend of old and new create an interesting mix.  Sleek steel mixed with wood or stone create a counterpart that is exciting and earthy.  Modern spaces take on a whole new dimension.

Modern rustic is about mixing old and new
Modern rustic is about mixing old and new (jacksondesignandremodeling)
A converted barn for modern living
A converted barn for modern living (decoholic)
Rustic features with modern flair
Rustic features with modern flair (meddiodesign)
Rustic touches in this modern kitchen
Rustic touches in this modern kitchen (kitzellg)
Rustic wood beams enhance this modern space
Rustic wood beams enhance this modern space (dintelo.es)
Wood, stone and metal combine for a modern rustic interior
Wood and stone combine for a modern rustic interior (decoist)

Visual interest is created when elements of rustic design are added to a modern room.  A stone fireplace surround, wood beams or salvaged wood flooring become a dominating feature of a modern room.  This rustic flair adds impact.

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Wood beams and a stone fireplace create visual interest
Wood beams and a stone fireplace create visual interest (Pinterest)
Wood beamed ceiling creates visual interest in this modern room
Wood beamed ceiling creates visual interest in this modern room (humblepedigree)
Soaring ceilings accented with wood beams add interest
Soaring ceilings accented with wood beams add interest (himunet)
Modern integrates into this rustic interior
Modern integrates into this rustic interior (decoist)
Rustic wood touches give this modern kitchen interest and rich character
Rustic wood touches give this modern kitchen interest and rich character (kitzellg)
Rustic interior with modern touches
Rustic interior with modern touches (homelilys)

Rustic elements impart a rich character to a room.  Plain white walls and sleek furnishings come alive when rustic elements are added to the mix.

Rustic touches gives this modern kitchen character
Rustic touches gives this modern kitchen character (selectdecoration.blogspot)
Dark wood beams and wood accents give character to this modern space
Dark wood beams and wood accents give character to this modern space (livingroomnewideas)
Stone fireplace and wood beams bring character home
Stone fireplace and wood beams bring character home (dictionar.co)
Wood beam ceilings and wood floors add character to this space
Wood beam ceilings and tile floors add character to this space (s302.mosgame)
Modern fixtures mix with rustic wood for a character-rich bath
Modern fixtures mix with rustic wood for a character-rich bath (homearea.co)

Modern rustic style captures the best of both worlds – the character and warmth of rustic and the sleek simplicity of modern.  These styles blend to make a whole that is interesting and stylish.

 

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