Inspired by country estates of days gone by, this home is nonetheless anything but old-fashioned. Larger windows with divided lights, simplified moldings, and an up-to-the-minute color palette add modern flair to the facade without sacrificing any of the home’s classic elegance.
This beautiful, blue tile backsplash adds charm and color to this small, modern, country kitchen. Due to the limited space, designers kept the cabinets and walls a light, neutral color, but added warmth through the colorful backsplash, tying the whole space together.
Midcentury modern and country styles effortlessly blend in this lovely sitting area. White paneled walls and a rural painting create a country vibe, while carefully chosen furnishings play up a sleeker, trendier look.
Bold sprays of water turn this backyard pool into a water feature. The modern, clean-lined home in Texas hill country features a spacious covered patio and a cupola with views of the surrounding countryside.
In the dining room, Chip and Joanna, hosts of HGTV's Fixer Upper, brought in a new, modern chandelier, dining table and chairs. To update the space, they replaced the old wallpaper with beige paint, creating continuity between this space and the rest of the house. Above the buffet, an old window frame has had its panes replaced with mirrors to add light and color in the space, while silver candlesticks and green topiaries add a French Country touch.
This open kitchen and dining space with a breakfast nook and country blue island combines modern amenities with rustic flair. An open bookshelf stores cookbooks, dishes and other knick knacks while a drum pendant light hangs above the dining table.
Hill Country Apothecary's goal was to create a public gathering space both for the shopping center it's located in as well as for its customers, so designers created sitting areas throughout the space so that patrons can comfortably enjoy a drink or a good conversation. To complement the stylish seating areas, MF Architecture redesigned the logo for Hill Country Apothecary and added it to the interior walls to offset the minimal palette of poplar wood and neutral colors.
This modern hilltop home in Healdsburg, California, features a contemporary swimming pool nestled amidst the natural landscaping. The sleek, rectangular lines of the pool mimic the home's clean-lined modern architecture. A wide-open dining space allows the homeowners to enjoy the home's stunning views.
This modern California patio, with its built-in bench seating and fire pit, offers stunning vistas of the valley and sky beyond. The home is constructed to take maximum advantage of its site, with indoor-outdoor rooms that connect to the surrounding landscape all year round.
This modern California home fits right in with the surrounding landscape. The home's flat, low lines are unobtrusive to the site's natural beauty, while wide-open doorways and broad windows allow the homeowners and their guests to enjoy sweeping views. A sleek pool is bordered by native landscaping and comfortable chaise seating.
This light and bright kitchen features modern stainless steel appliances and white wooden cabinets paired with country accents, like a farmhouse sink and natural wood plank ceiling. Two glass pendant lights hang above a granite top kitchen island, while wooden stools provide a spot for casual dining.
Garage-style doors retract to expose this rustic-modern dining space to the stunning, sweeping views of California's Sonoma County wine region. A simple wood table and chairs keep the space minimal and modern. Wood and metal details are sparse and neutral, allowing the outdoor view to steal the show.