Whether you’re moving into a new home or refreshing rooms in your existing property, there is an interior design style to suit every need, taste and wallet. The English Farmhouse look is a design style that is both homely and comforting. The look has endured for centuries. Adapting to changing social climates, modern living changes and diverse functional requirements. It’s this ability to adapt and respond to changes that will ensure this interior design style is accepted by future generations.
If you’re in need of a little rural R&R you don’t necessarily have to travel to the countryside to get it. English Farmhouse design may be expressed using a traditional or contemporary visual language. It’s this flexibility combined with using robust materials, that ensures this design trends popularity. However, it’s not only about aesthetics. This design style grew out of the use of practical materials, surfaces and finishes.
It may be said that successful English Farmhouse interior design is acknowledged to be more of an ambiance than a style. The result of a collection of sensory information, brought together in one place to create a comfortable and warm interior feel. Start your look with a cast stone slip feature wall to give that sense of security, strength and longevity.
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Teaming up traditional furniture such as dressers and old wood dining table and chairs with large rugs and allowing the architecture, stone floors and decoration from the past to be shown through the interior. These are just a few ways to achieve the English Farmhouse look in your home.
Make an English Farmhouse room an inviting space, in which to escape. Use natural fabrics to embrace a country feel, accented with male tones through the use of leather and a deep colour palette. You will end up with an amazing bolt hole to relax and inspire you, away from the rat race.