When it comes to a modern farmhouse aesthetic, it's all about neutral hues, wood accents, and furniture with clean lines. Click through these designers' gorgeous takes on modern farmhouse living, and get inspired to experiment with this decor style in your own home.
An all-white kitchen by Mark D. Sikes benefits from vintage kilim rugs and rustic wood accents. A custom ladder by Keith Kelleher of FMA and a white pendant light fixture add an inviting touch.
For a young Manhattan family, a weekend getaway in Watermill embodies a modern farmhouse aesthetic. In the dining room of the 1910 rustic home, vintage chairs in a Pierre Frey fabric are paired with a custom table. A sculptural, vintage light fixture adds contrast to the sliding barn door and gray wood flooring, reclaimed from a barn in Vermont.
Interior design firm crafted a relaxing cottage-style property in an English village. The kitchen features a sleek island and exposed wood for visual interest.
The Amagansett home of Athena Calderone, the creative force behind the popular lifestyle blog EyeSwoon, is a lesson in perfecting modern farmhouse style. A modern chandelier by Lindsey Adelman provides a sense of balance to the custom wood table, which is made of reclaimed timber.
A traditional farmhouse served as the inspiration for this modern home in the Washington, DC, area. The light-filled space, which was designed by architect Piet Boon and designer Jennifer Schmidt, features clean lines and 12-foot ceilings. Pictured here is the office outfitted with a wooden stool and sleek desk.
In a Scandinavian cottage, the sleeping loft's bedside stool is from , and the white linseed-oil paint on the walls is by Kulturhantverkarna Färg.
In the kitchen of this townhouse, a stone wall retains its original decorative openings; the baskets and brass serving dishes were found at a local market.
In a guest room of an English country estate, a Victorian oak bed is draped in a , and the Knole sofa is Victorian; above the custom silk wallcovering from Gainsborough, the walls are painted Slate III, and the doors in .
In an Uruguayan home, the kitchen’s pendant light is leather, the ceiling beam is an old railroad track found in a nearby field and the flooring is tinted cement tile.
At the top of the tower of this Florence estate, with 360-degree views of the Apennine Mountains, a living room contains a vintage sofa and custom daybeds covered in fabrics by . The motorized shades are bamboo, and the cocktail and side tables are designs.
With walls paneled in antiqued Tennessee pine, the library “is my husband’s sanctuary,” designer Cathryn Collins says, “although our guests love it, too.” A chair is draped in a linen and textiles from Pakistan, India, Indonesia, and Italy. The antique Italian bench is covered in a 16th-century tapestry fragment, the bookcase light is by , and the 1929 pastel portrait is French.
In the library of a California country home, the family’s dachshund, Spartacus, rests on one of a pair of armchairs from covered in plaids; the oak table is from , the early-20th-century leather armchair is English, the bookshelves and ladder are from , the artichoke lamp is from the 1960s, and the ceiling is clad in metal siding from Texas barns.
In this kitchen of this ranch home, a root table found at an upstate New York auction was fitted with a glass top, the chairs are covered in a vintage Larsen fabric, the ceiling incorporates beams from a 19th-century Pennsylvania barn and the lights are by . The cabinetry and countertops are by , the refrigerator is by , the oven is by , the sink fittings are by , the flooring is Cuban cement tile and the walls are painted in .
On the covered porch of a Bridgehampton farmhouse, the dining table and benches are of New Zealand teak, the rattan sofa by has cushions in a , and the pendant lights are from ; the walls are painted in White, the ceiling in Silver Gray, and the window frames and doors in Black, all by .
In John Robshaw's home, the kitchen’s settee is by Richard Wrightman, the sinkfittings are by , the ceiling lights are by , the countertops are marble, and the custom dhurrie is by John Robshaw; the walls are painted in Rose Quartz and the cabinetry in Starry Night, both by Benjamin Moore.
The cabinetry inside this Hamptons potato barn, designed by the architectural firm Bates Masi + Architects, is made of blackened perforated steel.
Once you step inside this converted 19th-century farmhouse by architect Vincent Van Duysen, you'll realize it's anything but conventional.
Interior designer received a commission to decorate a sprawling 10,000 square-foot 17th-century farmhouse on the border of Umbria and Tuscany in central Italy.
Renovating an abandoned farmhouse in rural Sweden, a young couple furnished the bathroom with a vintage tub with fittings by Mora Armatur and tiled the floor with Carrara marble.
When they purchased the 17th-century cottage in the early 1990s, the owners loved its coastal location in the countryside, and its classic, though cramped, layout. With time they added to the house, being careful to retain its charm while adapting it to 21st-century needs.
A mica pendant by Huniford Collection hangs above a Regency table and an 18th-century chair in the entry of this previously derelict barn, rescued and transformed into an elegant retreat.
Inside this midcentury-style Laurel Canyon home, the kitchen features custom redwood cabinetry, a backsplash of penny tiles by Mission Tiles, an oven and dishwasher by Miele, and sink fittings by Vola.
Though it had long outgrown its original use as a horse stable and a sheep barn, the owner of this carriage house retained as much of the rough stone structure as possible.
Before a gut renovation by Spanish architecture firm Ábaton, this minimalist cement-and-stone country home used to be a stable. Everything about the home was designed to be eco-friendly.
The greatest compliment from friends is that "it looks as though we've been here forever," says the owner of this preserved 19th-century farmhouse on eastern Long Island.