Rustic Style Interior Design

Rustic style interior design describes a range of styles that have all have a sense of connection to the past that’s hard to resist. It’s a style that emphasizes natural materials, organic shapes, and the art of repurposing. This style also provides a wonderful showcase for ingenuity, as it provides the opportunity to incorporate Southwestern, Country, Lodge, Log Cabin, Western or Farmhouse elements, or a combination of each.

Modern rustic design is also becoming increasingly popular these days, as people are looking for ways to create a home with homespun charm – like a cabin in the woods that promises the perfect relaxing getaway.

In the featured image above, this log home, designed by East Coast-based decorator Pauline Pitt features views of the Rocky Mountain’s Pyramid Peak. The home has Navajo-style carpets, antlers fashioned into chandeliers and a strong focus on sentimental details.
Image courtesy of: Architectural Digest
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Here’s a few images I’ve rounded up that feature rustic style interior design done well. The owners of these gorgeous rustic homes have used a wide variety of decorative elements ranging from log-treaded stairs, rough-hewn timber walls, peaked natural wood ceilings and beams and paneling made from recycled wood. Images optimized for Pinterest can be found at the bottom of the post.

Log Home Colorado

Interior design by Pauline Pitt 
Image courtesy of:  Architectural Digest

Log Home Colorado

Interior design by Pauline Pitt 
Image courtesy of:  Architectural Digest

Log Home Design Ideas

This log home is located in Kenya, and was designed by Paul Verleysen and features chairs and a sofa made of woven water hyacinth and tribal cloth from the Congo.
Image courtesy of:  Architectural Digest

Rustic Log Cabin Bedroom

Interior Samuel Botero created this rustic and inviting bedroom in this John Brons – designed ski chalet in Telluride, Colorado. Rough-hewn timber walls, peaked natural wood ceilings, and arched windows give a corner guest room “the cozy warmth of a log cabin,” Botero says. Rooster lamp from Sentimento. Headboard fabric from Schumacher. Carpet from Stark.
Image courtesy of:  Architectural Digest

Rustic Modern Kitchen

This kitchen has great balance, with its rustic white-washed cabinets, warm wood flooring, and industrial elements. The window treatment pulls in the color of the stone and cabinets.
Image courtesy of: Pinterest

Rustic Kitchen with Stone Walls

I love the contrasting texture existing in this unique and warm space, from the large hewn timbers to the stonework and roughly textured drawers.
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Rustic Style Interior Design Photographed by Gibeon Photography

The following photos are part of the residential interior portfolio of Peter & Kelley Gibeon (Gibeon Photography). This couple met together as photo students near Aspen and began a path of collaboration. Now residing in Montana, they have worked with creatives from elite California golf communities to Rocky Mountain recreation towns, Central American resorts, the French Riviera and beyond. Not only do I love their work, many of the images capture the beauty of rustic style homes.
Images courtesy of Gibeon Photography

Rustic Porch

What a gorgeous porch with an incredible view! The throw pillows add a punch of color in shades of red, green, white and brown. The perfect place to have coffee in the morning.

Modern Rustic Living Room

A spacious and modern rustic living room with elegant details.

Rustic Country Kitchen

The white cabinets and light wood floor ad brightness to this rustic kitchen. I wouldn’t recommend having so many cabinets with glass doors unless everything coordinates well. It can quickly make a kitchen look cluttered.

Modern Rustic Bedroom

This modern rustic bedroom is elegant and minimalistic with a few feminine touches. The rustic side tables, faux fur chair, carpet, area rug and bedding all combine to add interest with texture.

Rustic Dining Room

I love this spectacular dining room with a pristine view.

Rustic Modern Living Room

Another great example of modern rustic design done well. A very subtle use of color, pattern, and texture combine to create a warm and inviting space.

Rustic Entrance

This entranceway combines modern, rustic and southwestern elements effortlessly.

Modern Rustic Living Room

A  refined, rustic and modern living with a beautiful fireplace as its focal point.

Rustic Master Bedroom/Bath

One word for this – FABULOUS! This bedroom and bath area have such a unique design.

Rustic Bathroom

A rustic, yet elegant bathroom with an amazing view.

Rustic Kitchen Design

An interesting and unique rustic kitchen incorporating southwestern texture and color.

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