Top 5 Design Posts of the Week - Modern Farmhouse

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week - Modern Farmhouse - Architessa

Happy Labor Day! This Monday, we're featuring five articles based on one of the most popular U.S. interior design trends today: Modern Farmhouse. Modern Farmhouse design incorporates rustic elements like wood and metal with clean lines and sleek forms to bring in both the old and new. Cozy, clean, and conducive for everyday living. Please take a look at the five articles we've selected for your Modern Farmhouse design inspiration. Enjoy!


1. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis' Sustainable L.A. Farmhouse, Architectural Digest

Take a deep dive into the immaculate design of Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis's contemporary LA farmhouse. Architect Howard Backen from Backen & Gillam Architects helped Kutcher and Kunis achieve the perfect balance of functional design. According to AD, Backen is "renowned for his ability to coax a sense of poetry and a bright, contemporary spirit from distilled vernacular forms and rustic materials." This project is truly a marvelous modern farmhouse. FYI - we have similar if not the same tiles they've put in their kitchen!


2. Traditional Farmhouse Meets Contemporary Living, Dwell

Our second article features a New England farmhouse that includes a barn, greenhouse, garden, and orchard on its expansive property. Clearly the interior had updates that hold true to the clean lines and forms of Modern Farmhouse design. Take a look at the beautiful property and take notes on how to celebrate both old and new.

3. A Look Inside Our Farmhouse, Magnolia

Joanna and Chip Gaines are two household names from the wildly popular show Fixer Upper. We've seen many homes they've designed together as a husband-wife duo, but this article features a design update for their own home. Before and after photos reveal that they opted for an overall simpler design scheme. See how the stars live and give this article a read. Let us know what you think!

4. Modern Farmhouse Ideas, Home and Gardens

Draw design inspiration from this next article featuring elements that make up Modern Farmhouse design - colors, textures, style, scale, etc. If the classic farmhouse look is more your speed, you will be able to appreciate a lot of these tips and tricks. 

5. NY Farmhouse Preview, Studio Mcgee

In our last article for this week, another interior design juggernaut duo, Shea and Syd McGee from Netflix's 'Dream Home Makeover' shares a complete Modern Farmhouse renovation project. Read through the blog post and look at the before and after photos - it's truly stunning what they've managed to recreate while staying true to the farmhouse elements.

Let us know your thoughts on Modern Farmhouse design and these articles in the comments below!



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