You don’t have to live in the country to have a “Country Farmhouse Kitchen”. If you love the homey vibe along with the casual blend of timeworn wooden materials and furniture with a range of color combinations then the farmhouse kitchen style is for you! Tell your family’s story by using a combination of distressed wood finishes, rough-hewn beams, natural stone, farm sinks and those vintage flea market finds when you’re planning your next kitchen renovation.
BELEN CAMPOS: There are numerous natural elements that set the stage in this uber charming farmhouse kitchen designed by Spanish designer Belen Campos. Here the integrity of the existing structure from the old stone wall, brick floors, beamed ceiling to the elegant chandelier create a rustic backdrop that highlights the more contemporary cabinets and countertop details. This is a perfect blend of old and new.
OZ ARCHITECTS: The glow of a fireplace creates instant ambiance to any room in your home. Now add a counter height (cooking) fireplace in to a farmhouse kitchen design…and you have nothing short of a show-stopper! Imagine the aroma of fresh baked bread wafting through this kitchen every morning. Designed by Don Ziebell of Oz Architects, this country kitchen hits all the marks with the rough-hewn beams, floating wood shelves and the classic subway tile backsplash.
MARC APPLETON: A colorful country cottage kitchen designed by Marc Appleton is full of personality. The detail of the whitewashed board and batten walls and beamed slatted ceiling provides the perfect canvas to allow the teal painted cabinetry and deep coral fabrics to pop. The homeowners’ personality emits a southwestern design aesthetic and the equipale leather wrapped table and chairs add a rustic Mexican flare.
RIVKIN-WEISMAN: Nothing says cozy rustic farmhouse like a collection of vintage copper pots suspended above a kitchen island. Beautiful large casement windows wrap the perimeter of this country kitchen highlighting the crisp white shaker cabinetry designed by Hugh Weisman. The variation of woods, from the beams overhead to the reclaimed oak shelves flanking the windows bring natural warmth indoors to create a cozy country farmhouse kitchen. photo credit: Architectural Digest photographer: Oberto Gili
The design and layout of this minimalist French country farmhouse kitchen saves on floor space by recessing cabinets and shelving flush with the plaster walls. Open niches allow for easy access to dishware and to display some favorite country pottery. The patinated concrete floors, plaster walls, stone sink and distressed wood cabinets give this kitchen farmhouse kitchen a warm and intimate feel. photo credit: Cote Maison. photographer Henri del Olmo