How to Achieve a Modern Country Style Kitchen

With summer around the corner and lockdown looking like it’s coming to an end, it may be time to start thinking about updating your kitchen ready for friends and family to arrive.

As the heart of the home, the kitchen has many different functions other than simply cooking and eating meals – it is often the first place that visitors see, making it a fantastic place to socialise and entertain.

The modern country kitchen design is a contemporary twist on the traditional, homely atmosphere that is classically associated with the family-centred room; combining rural elements with modern furnishings to create the desired effect.

Modern country style green tiles in kitchen

Above: Vernice Moss Tiles

Use Natural Colours and Textures

Flooring is a great place to add natural textures such as wood or stone to further add to the image of the traditional home. Warm colours will make the room feel intimate and cosy, and a soft patterned tile is an easy way to add interest and character.

Four natural stone tiles

Above (from left to right): Vintage Wood Larice Floor Tiles, Andra Antiqued Sand Tiles, Helix Sage Tiles and Mahal Multicolour Brushed Slate Tiles

Embrace Industrial Elements to Add Substance and Style

Update a rustic kitchen with industrial style furnishings such as shelves, lights and seats.

Modern country style white tiles in kitchen

Above: Whitechapel Gloss White Metro Tiles

Create a Sense of Luxury with Brass and Gold Tones

Brass or gold furnishings add an elegant touch to traditional-style kitchens, reflecting the light and drawing the eye to make the space appear vibrant and warm.

Top tip: Pair with darker colours such as green or blue for a simple, stylish way to add depth and dimension to the space.

Modern country style green tiles in kitchen with wooden panels on the floor

Above: Hope Olive Gloss Brick Effect Wall Tiles

Add a Patterned Splashguard for a Vintage Twist

Using patterned tiles as a splashguard will help to create a helps to create a practical statement in the room.

Modern country style patterned tiles in light green kitchen

Above: Lily Grey

Here are some of our top picks to help you achieve this modern, stylish look:

zara home shelves

Above: Wood And Metal Piece Of Storage Furniture, Zara Home

caged gold lights

Above: Locke Cege Caged Wall Light, Gold,

Above: Adriana Set Of 2 Dining Chairs, Solid Wood, Brown,

Above: Metal Wall Hanging Shelving Unit, Brushed,

Above: Chloe Bar Stool With Armrest, Velvet, Teal 75cm,

Above: Chiltern Modern Geometric Side Table, Set Of 2,