Now, when it comes to kitchen design, there are a number of different design aesthetics that one can go for. One of the most popular is the rustic aesthetic. There’s something about this look that’s able to meld that classic feeling of hominess with a feeling of luxury. In short, just because something is rustic, that doesn’t mean that it looks old and outdated!
In the 20 examples that follow, we’re going to share 20 absolutely gorgeous kitchens that feature a rustic design aesthetic. If you’ve been thinking that something like this might work wonders for the look of your home’s kitchen, then read on! You’re going to find plenty of design inspiration below…
The lovely brick work here along with the gorgeous old-style appliances really completes the rustic look for this kitchen.
Luxury and Rustic
This gorgeous kitchen design proves that a rustic look and a luxury feel are not mutually exclusive things.
The really neat feature of this large rustic kitchen is the fireplace that stands between it and the living space beyond.
Here you have a beautiful rustic kitchen that’s look is entirely defined by the beautiful wood used for the cabinetry.
The reclaimed wood and rugged styling of this kitchen creates a very unique take on the rustic aesthetic.
You’ve got to love that open cabinet in this rustic kitchen, which allows for the plate ware to be exposed.
There’s a lot to love here, most especially that sweeping hood that’s sitting above the range. Wow!
With Breakfast Nook
What really makes this rustic kitchen so inviting is that built-in breakfast nook that’s extended from the cabinetry.
The wood beams sweeping over this rustic kitchen with adjacent dining area really add a sense of drama.
In terms of really completing the look of a rustic kitchen, it’s vitally important to choose the right color tone for your countertops.
With no hardware on the cabinetry, this rustic kitchen has a decidedly clean feel to it.
In terms of completing the whole look for this rustic kitchen, you’ve really got to respect the antler chandelier.
If you really want to imbue a rustic kitchen with a luxury feel, you’ll definitely want to consider including stonework.
Blue Center Island
The blue color of the center island in this gorgeous rustic kitchen is really a solid choice and worth emulating.
The stone wall behind the counters in this gorgeous rustic kitchen is truly a stunner.
Cook and Entertain
The two countertop heights of the center island in this rustic kitchen allow for entertaining and cooking space.
It’s hard to deny that all of the wood that makes up this open-concept rustic kitchen really contributes a warm feel to the space.
With a dark rustic kitchen design like this, it’s important to create some warmth through the deft use of lighting.
The framed-in stove is almost always something you’ll see in a kitchen featuring a rustic style.
The use of the glass-front cabinets in the center island of this rustic kitchen was really a smart interior design idea!
With light-green cabinets, this country kitchen design balances the modern appliances nicely with smart accoutrements and cabinet hardware.
An inviting island with rustic barstools makes this country kitchen a place where friends and family will love to gather.
Wood and stone come together in this stunning country kitchen, which features an attractive breakfast nook.
Wainscoting is the design element that really pulls this white, clean country kitchen together, along with a few knickknacks, of course.
The colorful tiling behind the range in this country kitchen adds just enough flair to keep things interesting.
White cabinets with black hardware create a simplistic look for this country kitchen that’s accented by beautiful metal lights.
The large basin sink at center in this country kitchen adds life to its neutral color palate.
Large bright windows only enhance the space of this stunning country kitchen, which is further enhanced by small hanging lights above the counters.
With a large glass cabinet adding depth to the space, this communal country kitchen would be an ideal places for a morning coffee or a fancy dinner.
The large island in this amazing country kitchen mirrors the hardwood floors, keeping the space from becoming overly white.
Black countertops are an amazing choice in this country kitchen, as they allow the dimensions of the cabinetry to really pop.
The exposed wood beams of the angled ceiling overhead make this country kitchen truly unique.
With the kitchen island attached to the wooden beams overhead, this country kitchen manages to be classic and modern all at once.
Light and shadow dance beautifully across the country kitchen design, lending a sense of depth to the small space.
Sometimes an eclectic mix of different design elements is all you need to create the ideal country feel for your kitchen.
This kitchen demonstrates quite well that a country kitchen design can still offer all the amenities of the future kitchen.
The prizing the simplicity of country style, this kitchen demonstrates that a luxurious feel worthy of the rich and famous is still possible.
While the cabinetry behind is nothing out of the ordinary for country style, the color choices of the island are unique.
Here, you see a kitchen the melds country style and modern style together perfectly, with the clock above the stove pulling things together.
The ceiling and hanging lights add a true sense of dimension to this stunning and clean country kitchen.
If you’ve been looking for the ultimate country kitchen, one which truly embodies what that means, then here it is.
Here, the cabinets make up for their drab color with ornate details, which blend well with other design elements of the country kitchen.
Again, we can see how eclecticism, this time with color, can really make the design of a country kitchen.
The two-tone cabinets with an antiqued look accentuate the intricate details of this country kitchen design.
The black center island with wood countertop and shelves adds some real personality to this white farmhouse kitchen design.
The clean edges and wainscoting on the ceiling add some modern edge to this stunning white farmhouse kitchen.
Little splashes of color here and there through the curtains and décor really add some charm to this stunning farmhouse style kitchen design.
While you’ll often see subway tiles in farmhouse kitchens when it comes to backsplashes, stone tiles can work just as well.
With a textured paint job on the walls, this farmhouse design is further accentuated by the red tiles beneath.
The real standout in this farmhouse kitchen design is the double-basin sink, which also features dual faucets.
The intricate design of this farmhouse kitchen is unmistakable, and it’s truly brought out by the intricate counter edge on the center island.
While white is fairly typical of the farmhouse kitchen, you’ll also often see a brown color scheme featuring ample exposed wood.
Of course, you’re not completely limited when it comes to color. The muted green of this small farmhouse style kitchen works quite nicely.
Everyone’s obsessed with granite countertops. With a farmhouse kitchen, though, wood may be the right choice.
To really get a farmhouse style that recalls the feelings of home, you’ll want to choose the right décor items to accentuate the space.
Rather than going with wall cabinets, the designer of this farmhouse kitchen installed shelves with translucent sliding doors.
Beauty Through Simplicity
It’s not the most ornate or decorative center island you’ve ever seen, but its simplicity really contributes to the farmhouse feel.
Something that really adds charm and personality to a farmhouse style kitchen are wood beams overhead.
Those who want a darker farmhouse kitchen would do well to note the wood tones used in this design.
With a farmhouse kitchen that features high ceilings, you’ll need to think about effective ways of filling the vertical space.
While irregularly shaped spaces can be the enemy of other kitchen styles, they can be perfect for farmhouse style ones.
The recessed lighting that’s been installed in this farmhouse kitchen really adds drama to the design.
If you need something that’s a little more “in your face”, then pairing wood with dark countertops can be ideal for your farmhouse kitchen design.
Of course, you may not want to go that far! If that’s the case, then draw inspiration from the center island in this stunning design.
The use of light green for the cabinets and other surfaces in this kitchen gives the farmhouse style a decidedly French country tinge.
The light fixtures for the center island of this design are the ideal when it comes to farmhouse style. You’d be wise to do the same.
Typically, you’ll include exposed shelves in a farmhouse design. This means you’ll want to have dishes, pots and pans that can be displayed in the open.
While adopting the form of the farmhouse style, this kitchen makes some interesting color choices, particularly by building contrast with the black features.
This award-winning farmhouse kitchen design features many subtle touches, including the large hood over the range at the back of the space.
In this amazing rustic kitchen, the unique range is the conversation starter. However, the simplistic cabinets truly sell the space.
Small light fixtures surrounding the sink complement the natural wood of the cabinetry beautifully in this kitchen.
Stone and wood come together perfectly around the range to solidify the rustic look of this amazing kitchen.
Unadorned except for the branching beam, this rustic kitchen design recalls the romance of the ski slope and winter nights.
The natural grain of the wood in this kitchen’s cabinets is all this space needs to create drama and comfort.
Less Is More
With natural wood and brick coming together in interesting ways, this rustic kitchen perfectly demonstrates that sometimes less is more.
Though thoroughly rustic aesthetically speaking, this kitchen is still able to incorporate modern design choices beautifully.
The thoroughly rustic island in this kitchen blends nicely with the more modern cabinetry surrounding thanks to matching hardware.
A beautiful chandelier hanging over the island, this kitchen manages to be contemporary and rustic all at once.
The wrought iron and wood shelf in the center of this kitchen, along with its other design choices, proves that rustic doesn’t mean staid.
With a sweeping kitchen island that its center with seating for six, this rustic kitchen is thoroughly luxurious.
Exceedingly simple cabinetry allows the farmhouse sink and the eye-catching faucet to become the focal points of this rustic kitchen.
Even in the eyes of the most discerning interior designer, there are no flaws to be found in this perfect rustic kitchen.
[add_src text=”Source 1: BedeDesign.com” link=”http://bededesign.com/away/interior/” title=”” size=”12px” color=”#999" ]
[a[add_src text=”Source 2: LandsEndDev.com” link=”http://www.landsenddev.com/our-work/95/#p-page_1:4" title=”” size=”12px” color=”#999" ]p>
There are a lot of amazing touches in this rustic kitchen, but the luxurious picnic table at its center is undoubtedly the best.
Wood beams over the top, along with a bare stone wall, complete the look of this amazing rustic kitchen design.
The hanging copper pots and other design flourishes really transform the rustic look of this kitchen into something exceptional.
With dark cabinetry balancing nicely against the exposed brick wall behind the range, this rustic kitchen has modern appeal.
Elegant and simple details in the neutrally colored cabinets of this rustic kitchen design serve to create an inviting atmosphere.
The simplicity of the color scheme and cabinet design allows the stunning fireplace to become the focal point of this rustic kitchen.
Wrought iron barstools and granite countertops give this rustic kitchen just a dash of modern flair.
A cook using this kitchen, with curtains covering the cabinets, would feel as if they’d stepped back in time.
The bleached out white of the backsplash, cabinets, floors and walls is balanced beautifully with the darker wood countertops.
Those looking for a darker, more ornate look for their rustic kitchen design will enjoy the dark blue cabinets of the island in this kitchen.
The eye is drawn to the beautiful copper farmhouse sink by the stunning, rustic light fixture that hangs overhead.
The large kitchen island with granite countertop and seating helps to create a sense of community, which is so important to rustic design.
Rustic design doesn’t always have to mean exposed wood and stone, sometimes it can simply mean retro.
Serving as both a beautiful kitchen and as an exceptional dining room, this rustic kitchen design is the ultimate in luxury.