10 Industrial Farmhouse Design Ideas for Home

Rustic wood beams, ceramic tiles, herringbone floors, industrial windows, Moroccan doors . . . is it possible that this home boasts all of my favorite things under one roof? I've fawned over this space umpteen times and each time, I discover something new. Designer Jennifer Bunsa has paid

10 Industrial Farmhouse Interior Design & Decorating Ideas for Your Home

How fun was that inspiring tour of a rustically elegant, modern, lofty, farmhouse we explored the other day!?! Today, we’re turning our attention to industrial farmhouse style, which is a hybrid of edgy warehouse industrial style and casual, country, farmhouse charm. It’s a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n roll.

There are more than 10 beautiful examples here I hope you’ll deem pinworthy, and frankly, there seems to be a shortage of inspiring examples online from which to choose. When you google or Pinterest search the term “industrial farmhouse decor,” all these very overly-styled, contrived, less-than-charming images and products pop up that make you want to call off the search as soon as possible. I know I sound like a farmhouse snob, but I suspect the folks who are succeeding at the style are also the ones who aren’t taking pics of it to share with the universe (and maybe they’re all Swedish…those Swedes never brag!).

Meg Ryan’s industrial farmhouse chic stands out as a handsome example, and I’ll soon be sharing more pics I found of the uniquely edgy Soho loft she renovated and recently sold. But if you don’t have Meg Ryan’s bank account or Meg-anizing crew, how do you begin to build industrial farmhouse flavor into your home design? It’s a balancing act. Steel windows and doors, salvaged vintage light fixtures and furniture, pieces pulled from a warehouse, etc. are mixed with country warmth and simplicity. Folks who enjoy this style often have a love affair with urban environments, lofty ceilings, and an abundance of natural light. Let’s peek at a few pretty interiors boasting industrial farmhouse style and steal some ideas.

#industrialfarmhouse l Converting an old farm into a warm industrial farmhouse with big view on an old brick wall, original wooden beams and the beautiful area around the farmhouse.

10 Industrial Farmhouse Interior Design & Decorating Ideas for Your Home

1. Exposed Brick.

It makes all the difference, and if you’re not lucky enough to find it underneath your plaster or drywall, there are wonderful companies who prepare and sell reclaimed brick to tile your walls (the brick is sliced thin in order to tile with it). Alternatively, there are repositionable wallcoverings that can deliver the look, and they seem to work best for areas like the back of a bookshelf or a small wall at the end of a hall rather than as a statement wall.

Industrial farmhouse kitchen with grey cabinets, galvanized industrial pendants over island, and wood beams. #industrialfarmhouse

10 Industrial Farmhouse Interior Design & Decorating Ideas for Your Home

2. Metal everything.

Chicken wire, metal grates, and other textural metal mesh materials look great in the mix and keep things on the handsome side of lovely.

 10 Industrial Farmhouse Decorating Ideas for Your Home. #industrialfarmhouse

10 Industrial Farmhouse Interior Design & Decorating Ideas for Your Home

3. Interior Windows.

They are a wonderful way to define rooms in lofty spaces while maximizing natural light. The pure appeal of the windows’ architecture and geometric interest becomes a design element that won’t fall from favor.

10 Industrial Farmhouse Decorating Ideas for Your Home John B. Murray Architect.

10 Industrial Farmhouse Interior Design & Decorating Ideas for Your Home

4. Subway Tile.

Subway tile is still hugely popular because the pleasing brick pattern seems to be one that few of us ever tire of. How fortunate are we that subway tile is widely available in mosaics which diminishes the installation woes, time, and labor?

Rustic elegance in an #industrialfarmhouse living space with gorgeous beams, concrete floors, and modern design.

10 Industrial Farmhouse Interior Design & Decorating Ideas for Your Home

5. Rustic Wood Beams.

Bringing in the warmth of natural wood offsets the cooler aspects of industrial while adding nostalgia and age. It feels so modern to see them combined with concrete floors and sleek furniture, yes?

Tall windows & old walls | Daily Dream Decor

10 Industrial Farmhouse Interior Design & Decorating Ideas for Your Home

6. Stainless Steel.

It’s easy to add industrial farmhouse style to a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, stainless work islands, or stainless countertops. Stainless steel cabinets are not a popular choice, yet they can look just right for a commercial style space like the one above.

Modern Swedish room with #industrial style home decor and edgy art. #HannahLemholt

Industrial Farmhouse Interior Design & Decorating Ideas for Home – via Honeypie Living Etc (Hannah Lemholt)

7. Interesting Industrial Coffee or Cocktail Tables.

There’s just something irresistible about an overscaled, hunky, distressed vintage find turned table! I have a reclaimed wood and steel one in our great room, and I love how indestructible and rugged it is. Pizzas get placed on it, feet get kicked up on it, and there’s no glass to polish…scratches and wear lead us to closer to the look for which we’re going.

Double height, shaped kitchen ceiling with heavy timber beams Kitchen Design Detail Kids American Coastal Contemporary Cottage Farmhouse French Country Industrial TraditionalNeoclassical Transitional by Wade Weissmann Architecture Inc

10 Industrial Farmhouse Interior Design & Decorating Ideas for Your Home

8. Commercial Sized Spaces.

Industrial farmhouse style feels natural when ceilings are high and warehouse-like.

Personalized Large Name Sign - Industrial Farmhouse Wall Art #kitchenideas #rustichomedecor #farmhouseDecor #homedecorideas #bardecor #barsign

10 Industrial Farmhouse Decorating Ideas for Your Home l via Walls of Wisdom Co

9. Black Pendant Lights.

They must be the classic common denominator of industrial farmhouse decor style.

Industrial lights from a salvage shop in Maine illuminate the kitchen’s dining area, which boasts cabinets by Fine Woodwork. Grapefruit fills a porcelain bowl by Valérie Hermans on a plank-top table by Get Back.

10 Industrial Farmhouse Interior Design & Decorating Ideas for Your Home

10. Exposed pipes and duct work.

Which homeowners would list exposed black pipes on the their dream kitchen wish list? Lovers of industrial farmhouse style!

What is your favorite aspect of industrial farmhouse style?

Peace to you right where you are.

~michele

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6 Comments

  1. January 19, 2018 / 5:39 am

    The large pendant lights in #2 are amazing! You are so right about the few and far between image examples online but you nailed it with your choices and descriptors – I was a pinning freak!

    • January 19, 2018 / 4:41 pm

      Hi, Joan! WE LOVE PINNING FREAKS!!! Keep calm and PIN on! 🙂

  2. January 19, 2018 / 9:07 am

    The farmhouse knows no limits! It can be French country, Swedish, industrial, rustic…..the list goes on and on! Long live the farmhouse🙂

    • January 19, 2018 / 4:41 pm

      Preach, baby, preach! I need a whole other blog to fill with farmhouse lovely! 🙂

  3. Rhonda
    January 19, 2018 / 11:36 am

    I love farmhouses done right and these are great examples! At first glance of the gorgeous kitchen in #4 above, I’m fairly certain I heard the 3 Tenors in the background. 🙂

    • January 19, 2018 / 4:42 pm

      I heard them too, Rhonda! They sounded as harmonious as the designs here! 🙂

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