Modern country design is all about comfort and style. In a world where doing something different and staying one step ahead of the rest, the potential of traditional aesthetics are sometimes overlooked. Classic country design works beautifully in contemporary settings and these back drops are being used by some of the finest interior designers to create modern country interiors. A timeless feel with a contemporary twist, this look draws on the best elements of country design – think distressed timbers, light walls, patterned linens and then offset them against a modern backdrop.
Natural surfaces are the underlying answer when creating an atmospheric modern country interior. The key to successful modern country style is in making sure the architecture and decoration looks and feels strong. Whether modern or traditional you need the finished result to be believable. Use our cast stone slips to clad the walls of your home to give that traditional strength and then add your contemporary twists.
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Combining tweeds with linens in toning shades is a timeless modern country look. Use an eye-catching tweed in contemporary colours on an upholstered chair and team with flowing embroidered linen curtains in a coordinating shade. Add a printed voile blind that uses colours from both fabrics to pull the look together.
The trend for country-style carpets is all about mixing and matching plain and striped styles from room to room to create harmonious spaces with character. For a new twist on the classic country cabinet, opt for a glass-fronted clean-lined design in this season’s must-have colour black to display crockery and books.