Sometimes one really is better than two when it comes to art. It's tempting to hang twin photos or paintings behind a bed, like one per pillow. But one larger piece — in this case a modern graphic on a primitive sign — adds a punch of color and drama to the monochromatic color scheme created by designer Gregory Augustine.
Contemporary furnishings paired with primitive architectural features create a dynamic juxtaposition in this living room. The primitive doorframe and creamy walls are characteristic of rustic Tudor charm.
Fresh cut sunflowers, wood paneling and a primitive dough bowl add country charm to this neutral sitting area. Upholstered ottomans with an hourglass shape offer stylish seating in front of a simple fireplace.
Natural elements, like the warm tones of burnished wood, tarnished silver and a touch of gold, make this fall entry arrangement inviting and interesting. An antique beadboard door hung horizontally provides a rustic, primitive backdrop.
This guest bathroom features gray-blue Moroccan tile and a primitive oak vanity. The blue and white color palette is fresh and energizing, and a subtle country influence is drawn from the rustic wood pieces.
Sleek barstools and a stainless steel range hood give a distinct contemporary appeal to this eat-in kitchen. A wood-fired oven, dusty teal cabinetry and a stone tiled floor ground the aesthetic in primitive country style.
The stone fireplace in the living room is able to connect the interior with the nature outside. Paired with primitive cow hide pillows and natural hardwood floors, the traditional style is clearly evident among the sleek furnishings and finishes.
Even the most conservative space (and this isn’t one of them) can be beautifully enlivened with cool art and global details like this incredible mantle décor of primitive wooden figures mixed with a rustic wooden mantle and exposed beams on the home’s global-mix loggia.
Exposed brick and hardwood flooring provide a traditional foundation in this row house's open living space. A mix of contemporary furniture and primitive country furnishings gives this inviting area an updated, transitional look that flows seamlessly between the sitting area and dining room.
Although part of a large, open great room, this dining area remains set apart by a defining area rug, keeping a dedicated space for formal dinners and gatherings. Primitive Windsor chairs give the formal dining area a country look, especially paired with a hefty wooden farm table.
To create a master suite that’s clean and classic, remodeling expert Darron O’Bonnon and interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn both agreed on a tranquil shade of blue-gray for the walls, trim and ceiling. For masculine appeal, Flynn outfitted the room with a mix of rustic, primitive and midcentury modern touches.