Love Modern Farmhouse Style? You’re Certainly Not Alone

By: Sarah Beaumont

It’s a little bit country, it’s a little bit industrial. There’s even a touch of minimalism to it, and people just can’t seem to get enough. Modern Farmhouse style is the design look of the moment. So what exactly is it? Well, if you’ve ever caught an episode of HGTV’s Fixer Upper, there’s your answer. A blend of rustic, cottage-like details and modern sensibilities, the farmhouse look strikes the perfect balance between homey and chic. Which is probably why so many people dig it. To get the look at home, here’s what you need to know about 2017’s most-desired design style.

In recent years, there’s been a return to traditionalism in the world of interior design. Whether it’s a response to the cold and minimal interiors of the 90s and early 2000s or an answer to the chaos of the world, people want their spaces to feel cozy. The modern farmhouse look of today draws inspiration from the classic farmhouse style that came about in rural America during the mid-19th century. It’s traditional but doesn’t feel stuffy or too grandiose. Antiques have their place but none that are too fragile. Overall, a classic farmhouse space is the kind of place that makes you want to sit down in front of a roaring fire and stay a while.

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