Finally, the pièce de résistance of any Modern Farmhouse - the kitchen. They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home and there is no design style where that is more true than in the Modern Farmhouse. The kitchen is an excellent place to combine all of the elements of Modern Farmhouse design that we touched on in previous posts. Above you can see how Laura took the calming, neutral backdrop and added contrast with darker, industrial-inspired accents. The reclaimed wood table base adds that touch of rustic charm to round out the look on this #urbanfarmhouse.
The below photo from Studio McGee prefers to stick mainly with whites for their Modern Farmhouse kitchen while simply adding the contrast in the oversized black pendants and wooden, rustic-industrial barstools. If you look closely, you can still see that Modern Farmhouse staple, Shiplap, on the ceiling.
Photo Credit: Studio McGee
The below Modern Farmhouse kitchen by local designer, Lauren Liess, incorporates a bit more of the rustic-industrial contrast with darker, heavier barstools, the addition of wicker baskets under the island, additional black light fixtures, and a beautiful raw shiplap accent to camouflage the range hood.
Photo Credit: Lauren Liess
An entirely different route for the the kitchen of your Modern Farmhouse is to fully embrace the stark contrast. The below photo from Jennifer Robin Interiors utilizes black floors paired with white walls and cabinets. She then introduces beautiful texture and charm through the use of reclaimed wood beams, stained wood cabinets, and dark iron accents.
Photo Credit: Alyssa Rosenheck Photography for Jennifer Robin Interiors
A final example from Z+ Interiors takes the additional contrast of dark accent cabinetry and wood beams from the previous photo but tones it down by keeping the dark cabinets contained to the island and making everything else very open, airy, and white. This Modern Farmhouse kitchen also added a little touch of the unconventional by incorporating brass hardware and a vintage red runner to give a bit of personality to the space.
Photo Credit: Z+ Interiors
The Modern Farmhouse trend has taken the nation by storm in recent years, partially because there are so many ways that you can personalize it to your tastes and preferences. The neutral, welcoming heart of Modern Farmhouse design can easily be taken to a more industrial or rustic place if that is your preferred style or it can be glammed up a bit like in this previous picture. As long as it makes your house feel like home it is the perfect Modern Farmhouse.
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