Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Designs
Browse through a collection of modern farmhouse kitchen design ideas with striking images of farmhouse kitchens and design tips. I have included 14 of my all-time favorite kitchens that incorporate beautiful cabinetry, backsplashes, unique islands, light fixtures and flooring. Spacious, warm and cozy, these kitchens have the charm of a traditional farmhouse kitchen with the sophistication of minimalist design and modern functionality.
“At its core, the modern farmhouse style has the foundation of traditional farmhouse style—practicality and comfort, focusing on natural elements—topped off with modern designs and features. Modern farmhouse design balances the clean, streamlined approach of contemporary styles with warm, rustic call-backs to traditional farmhouse decor.” ~ Vevano
1 Incorporate Natural Materials Such as Wood & Stone
Natural elements like wood flooring, beams, cabinets and stone help to soften up the modern farmhouse look. All work together to bring in pattern, color and texture.
A Farmhouse Kitchen with Modern Elements and Exquisite Detail
Image courtesy of: Beyond Beige Interior Design
This majestic farmhouse kitchen was designed by Beyond Beige Interior Designer, Reisa Pollard who located in Vancouver B.C. The home owners of this stunning modern rustic home wanted to embrace rural living without giving up modern amenities. They also wanted the finishing materials to feel like they could be for the outdoors. All the kitchen millwork was handcrafted from lime washed rift cut oak. A specialty store mason was enlisted to recreate the authentic stone walls that existed in the master suite bathroom. The island counter is a unique soapstone that has all the colors of the local trees – from greens to browns to rusts.
2 Mix in Stand Alone Wood Pieces to add Warmth
Using freestanding cabinetry creates interest as well as the ability to bring in warm wood tones or a splash of color. Stand-alone pieces also create interest and personalize a space.
A Well-Designed Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Black Cabinets & Warm Textures
Image courtesy of Park & Oak
In this stunning kitchen designed by Park & Oak, the clients felt strongly about keeping the full-size sink off the island but also wanted the convenience of a prep sink. Park & Oak loves a little creative space planning, and the result is a placement for both sinks that feels intentional, gives interest to the room, and still meets their clients’ distinct needs. The location of the main sink along the back cabinet bank also gave them a great opportunity to highlight the beautiful Tabarka tile. Tabarka is renowned for their collections of terracotta tile that are formed, painted, and glazed by hand. By locating the sink here and adding a pretty Kohler Artifacts faucet, the focus will always come to this special tile.
Modern Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen with Beautiful Stone Walls
Image courtesy of Sean Anderson Design
An Elegant and Well-Designed Modern Farmhouse Kitchen
Image courtesy of: Remedy Design Firm
This elegant modern farmhouse kitchen was designed by Remedy Design Firm and features a standalone wood accent cabinet, hammered brass lighting black countertop and rustic counter stools. All of these components including the wood ceiling, flooring and shelving work together to create a harmonious and organic space.
3 Be Creative with Farmhouse Kitchen Cabinet & Island Colors
Although modern farmhouse kitchens are typically neutral in color, the addition of soft greens and blues can elevate the space.
Livable Luxury in a Modern Farmhouse Kitchen in Willow Glen, CA
Image courtesy of: KGB Design
This farm fresh modern farmhouse kitchen was designed by Katelyn Gilmour of KGB Design. It includes plenty of texture – from the rustic stools to the unique mosaic tile backsplash and aged wood bead chandeliers. The soft green cabinets and island add the perfect contrast to the warm wood floors, copper faucets (rose finish) and white counter tops.
Cornwall Slate SW 9131 (216-C4), which covers most of the kitchen’s cabinets, helps establish the balanced look. “The color has a really beautiful warmth to it,” Gilmour says of the green-gray color. “It’s traditional but very fresh and livable.” A warm custom white paint on the range hood and paneled refrigerator provides the perfect complement. “It’s definitely a warmer white, but it’s still bright,” she says. ~ Sherwin Williams
The mosaic tiles are from Walker Zanger’s Vibe line and extend from the backsplashes into the backs of the glass-door upper cabinets. The color of the tile compliments the cabinets perfectly and provides a slightly eclectic look.
Modern Farmhouse Kitchens with Blue Cabinets
Image courtesy of: Marriane Simon Design
This elegant and feminine kitchen was designed by Marriane Simon. Although it has more of a coastal style design, I have included it shows the beauty that can be accomplished through the use of color in a kitchen. A county or farmhouse feel could easily be achieved by swapping out the art print.
4 Use the Range Hood as a Statement Piece
One way to create a strong statement in the kitchen is to have use a decorative range hood to contrast with the cabinets.
A Stunning Large Modern Farmhouse Kitchen in Contrasting White & Blue
Image courtesy of: O’Brien Harris Fine Fitted Furniture
This magnificent modern farmhouse kitchen has a large expanse of window providing for natural sunlight. The contrasting white cabinets complement the shades of blue found in the countertops, range hood, and kitchen stools. It’s elegant, sophisticated and packs plenty of country charm.
5 Choose Unique Lighting Fixtures
Lighting fixtures can really set your design apart. They create a design focal point and can bring the whole room together. It’s also a great way to introduce further rustic elements – from iron and copper pendants to iron chandeliers. Metallic lighting fixtures such as copper and brass create depth while adding warmth.
A Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with a Neutral Palette
Image courtesy of: Sadie & Co
A neutral palette intermingled with eclectic moments make this charming kitchen a sanctuary for years to come. This warm and inviting kitchen has a hammered metallic pendant light, black detailing, woven textures and a balance between rustic and refined surfaces.
6 Incorporate a Hint of Vintage
Vintage or thrifted decor can lend itself well to the mismatched farmhouse style, so you can focus on modern cabinetry or lighting to balance modern lines with rustic touches.
Moody Green Farmhouse Kitchen with Black Countertops
Image courtesy of: Kelsey Leigh Design Co.
This kitchen was designed and built by designer Kelsey Leigh and her homebuilder husband, Scott McGregor of McGregor Homes. They decided to focus and combine their talents on the heart of their home – a kitchen that would remain timeless for years to come. With the help of their painters, a 50/50 Sherwin-Williams mix of Ripe Olive and Pewter Green was chosen for this cabinet color that remains the clear standout of this design today.
Calcutta Gold leathered Marble was selected for the kitchen island and backsplash, while black Vermont leathered quartzite was chosen on the countertops for their muted, textured appearance and durability. They chose Engineered French white oak flooring for its durability. The final touches were the mixing of metallic finishes and white Cafe appliances. The kitchen is alive with warmth, texture and a hint of vintage.
7 Choose a Neutral Palette for Modern Appeal
A neutral palette aids in blending the old with the new. It provides the perfect backdrop for the appliances, furniture, backsplashes and lighting. Modern farmhouses lean towards light colors such as off-white, gray and greige.
A Modern White Farmhouse Kitchen with Touches of Warm Grey
Image courtesy of: KGB Design
A bright modern white farmhouse kitchen designed by KBG Design that includes warm grey and accent of marble, brass, and natural wood elements. The clients wanted to keep the color palette neutral so that colorful accessories could be swapped out during various holidays throughout the year.
The cabinet paint color is Dunn Edward’s ‘Cool December’ which is a perfect balance of white with a hint of warmth. The backsplash is a traditional honed Carrera Marble with a 3”x 6” size in an offset pattern which clearly shows the variety of veining throughout the natural stone. The island counter is an engineered quartz ( Vadara’s Calcatta Blanco), which again has ribbons of warm grey mixed with gold on an off-white background. The Perimeter is a velvet finish Cabrini Grey engineered quartz by Daltile. The island was then custom stained to match the warm-toned engineered hardwood flooring by Hallmark Floors, Alta Vista Collection in color Del Mar.
8 Backsplashes Should Never be the Last Thought
Whether you choose a simple backsplash or want to use handmade artisan tiles for a little more character, backsplashes can have a powerful impact on the overall design aesthetic of the kitchen.
Charming Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Attention to Detail
Image courtesy of: Kelsey Leigh Design Co.
This project was a speculative home that was designed for the 2019 Spring Parade of homes and was constructed by McGregor Homes. The aim was to capture the English cottage style with all the modern conveniences (and plumbing)! It was a huge hit at the parade and took home several awards.
9 Be Sure to Include an Apron-Front Sink
An apron-front sink is a classic element in a farmhouse kitchen. These sinks are available in white ceramic or porcelain and provide a nostalgic feel to the space. It’s also not uncommon to see copper or bronze farmhouse sinks as well.
Warm and Inviting Blue Country Kitchen
Image courtesy of: The Kingston Group
A beautifully designed – warm and welcoming farmhouse kitchen in blue, white and wood tones.
10 Consider Adding a Unique Faucet
Faucets contribute to the overall design aesthetic, whether you choose silver, brushed nickel, copper or brass. In terms of color and finish, matte black, oil-rubbed bronze, and brushed nickel are standard for the modern farmhouse style. Bronze, in particular, can pop beautifully surrounded by white and gray, adding that touch of warmth.
A White Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with an Abundance of Natural Light
Image courtesy of: Lissa Lee Hickman Design
Natural light floods this wonderfully feminine, elegant and luxurious kitchen.
11 Pair Wood Tones with Modern Metallics
The warmth of wood tones pairs beautifully with modern metallics – from lighting fixtures to range hoods and cabinet hardware.
A Modern Farmhouse in Soft Honey Tones
Image courtesy of: Lissa Lee Hickman Design
Here’s another example of a well-designed neutral farmhouse kitchen that is sophisticated and timeless.
12 Introduce Design Elements that Speak to Your Soul
There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to modern farmhouse kitchens. If you like a bit of ‘bling’ feel free to incorporate it into the space.
A Modern White Farmhouse Kitchen with Glamorous Lighting Fixtures
Image courtesy of Houzz
13 Consider Open Shelving to Display Treasured Items
Wall-mounted shelves and cabinets without doors not only keep dishware close at hand, but they also provide opportunity to display dishware and décor that brings in color, texture and pattern. Another option for cabinetry in modern farmhouse kitchens is open wooden shelving so you can show off your collection of vintage dishware in an accessible and stylish way.
Modern Rustic Kitchen with Dark Wood Floors & Beams
Image courtesy of Niko’s Import & Export LLC
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