20 Ingeniously Styled Farmhouses

Great outdoors, meet even better indoors.

modern farmhouse interior design

These innovative takes on rustic living will have you yearning for a Pendleton blanket and a piping hot cup of joe.

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Magnus Anesund
Sweden

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.

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Jignesh Jhaveri
Udaipur, India

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.

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Simon Upton
Suffolk, England

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 .

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Ricardo Labougle
Uruguay

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.

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JEAN-FRANÇOIS JAUSSAUD
Florence

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.

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Stephen Kent Johnson
Hudson Valley

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.

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William Abranowicz
Los Angeles

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.

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Richard Powers
Upstate NY

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 .

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James Merrell
Bridgehampton

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 .

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Richard Powers
Connecticut

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.

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The family room's custom-made sectional sofa is upholstered in a fabric by BDDW, the cocktail table is by Etel Carmona for Espasso, the rug is by Fort Street Studio, and the cabinetry is made of blackened perforated steel.
William Abranowicz
Long Island, New York

The cabinetry inside this Hamptons potato barn, designed by the architectural firm Bates Masi + Architects, is made of blackened perforated steel.

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Photography by Juan Rodrigues and Didier Delmas
Belgium

Once you step inside this converted 19th-century farmhouse by architect Vincent Van Duysen, you'll realize it's anything but conventional.

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Photography By Ricardo Labougle / Produced By Anita Sarsidi
Tuscany

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.

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black and white decor
Kristoffer Johnsson
Bjare Peninsula, Sweden

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.

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Photography by Jean-Francois Jaussaud/Luxproductions
Gothenburg, Sweden

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.

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William Waldron
Woodstock, New York

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.

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Miguel Flores-Vianna
Southern California

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.

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Mikkel Vang
Bedford, New York

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.

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ABATON Architects
Cáceres, Spain

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.

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Produced by Anita Sarsidi; photography by William Waldron
Sagaponack, New York

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.

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