To start with, I browsed around for some inspiration, and came up with a barrage of beautiful photos, but the ones that really caught my eye all had something in common… a rustic modern aesthetic that I just love!
Rustic Modern Office Inspiration
With all that inspiration in mind, I started putting together a virtual rustic modern office of my own. Here's what I came up with:
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If you're looking to create a similar style in your own space, here are a few tips for pulling it off:
How to Design a Rustic Modern Home Office
This one is pretty straight forward. Rustic style is known for textured, rough, and well, rustic materials. In this moodboard, I've used lots of raw wood and metal, as well as exposed wires to give the space that rustic feeling. Modern style, on the other hand, tends towards clean, sleek, polished materials. Some examples in this room would be the brass clock and planters, as well as the modern desk chair. A nice mixture of the two keeps the space from leaning too much in either direction.
One thing both rustic and modern styles have in common is a tendency towards neutral color schemes. Keeping your color palette neutral, in this case blacks, whites, wood tones, and metallics, makes it easy to merge the two styles effortlessly.
Modern design is clean and minimal by nature, whereas rustic design is not necessarily so. That being said, keeping a rustic modern space well organized keeps the two styles working in harmony, and keeps the space intentional, and avoids an overwhelming or overly eclectic aesthetic.
So those are my tips for creating a rustic modern vibe in your home office. What do you think? Do you have any other suggestions or advice? Do you love the look of mixing two different styles?
As always, thank you to Cassity and the Remodelaholic team for having me back each month. I’d love for you to visit me over on my site, ADaesthetic.com, or follow me on Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram for more updates and inspiration. Have a great day, friends!
Add some DIY to your rustic modern office with these tutorials:
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