42 Classic Rustic Kitchen Designs (Photo Gallery)

Updated on July 29, 2022

It really is hard to beat a rustic look. When you consider how great a rustic kitchen can look, why go for any other style?

When you are designing your kitchen, whether it is a new one or a remodel, you have many options. Make sure you take your time and choose a style that you really want. If you’ve decided on a rustic look, then you have plenty of options.

Below, we have gathered 42 different styles of rustic kitchen ideas. Take your time and look through them. You will see rustic contemporary as well as classic rustic designs.

Rustic Kitchen Design Ideas

1. Beautiful Exposed Wood

This open kitchen has a beautiful open style. The glossy tiles form a great contrast to the wonderful hardwood.

2. Plenty of Natural Light

The great thing about this kitchen is the openness provided by the windows. The natural light pours in to highlight the wonderful dark counter tops blended with the hardwood.

3. Rough Rustic

The rough exposed beams mixed with the stacked stone in this kitchen works together to provide a bold and beautiful space. Pull up a seat at the center island and enjoy your time.

4. Creative Fixtures

Sometimes it is one thing that makes an area stand out. For this kitchen, the unique light fixtures perfectly complement the style of the room and bring a contemporary flair.

5. Wonderful Shelving

The shelving above the kitchen here provides the perfect blend of style and functionality. The whole space is bright with life thanks to the wonderful decor.

6. Tile Style

These simple hardwood shelves bring this whole kitchen space to life. They work wonderfully against the white tiles and give a good place for storing items.

7. Darker Mix

8. High Ceiling

The high ceiling works well in this kitchen. The high windows provide plenty of natural light to make the darker hardwood stand out.

9. Fresh Air

Open up this window to bring some fresh air into the kitchen space. The stainless steel farmhouse sink works well in this space and blends with the earth-toned cabinets.

10. Contemporary Rustic

This kitchen is wonderfully connected to the rest of the house and uses a modern color scheme to bring it to life. Cook and eat at this functional island.

11. Corrugated Metal Ceiling

The corrugates and slightly rusted look to this ceiling is the perfect match to this rustic kitchen. With a functional island to work with, you have plenty of space here.

12. Lighter Styles

This kitchen area helps you accomplish many things at once. Functioning partly as a mud room, you have everything nearby.

13. Blue Center Island

The great color of this hardwood ceiling blends so well with the lighter walls and cabinets. The blue center island brings the whole kitchen to life.

14. Great Hardwood Cabinets

The hardwood cabinets are the perfect blend with the marble counter tops. The lighter chevron tiled floor is the perfect addition to this kitchen.

15. Great Displays

The bold dark hardwood floor here is complemented perfectly by the white walls and cabinets. The center island gives you just enough extra space to meet all your needs.

16. Upper Loft

This kitchen and dining area are connected by a hardwood design that encompasses the entire space. The loft is just a small ladder walk away.

17. Modern Additions

The hardwood around brings the rustic, but the designs, decor, and counter tops bring the modern. This is a perfectly blended kitchen.

18. Great Wooden Beams

The hardwood exposed beams here are perfectly complemented by the darker geometric patterns used for the floor. The large table in the middle gives you room to entertain plenty of people.

19. Color Contrasts

The large farm style sink used here works really well for this kitchen. The contrasts between light and dark on the floors and cabinets works well.

20. Plenty of Storage

From the condiments and cans to the beverages and vegetables, you have plenty of room to store everything in this storage area.

21. Functional Rustic

The lighter colors used in this rustic space come to life with the natural light the pours in. Pull up a seat at this center island and watch some television.

22. Hardwood Blends

When you use hardwood right, it can bring the entire room to life. This kitchen blends a hardwood veiling, floor, and cabinets together to make a perfect design.

23. Marble Counter Top

The counter top used for this island is the perfect balance to the rest of the designs. The light hardwood island complements the darker style used for the cabinets.

24. Great Stacked Stone

A few things make this kitchen wonderful. The openness brought from the windows works well and the stacked stone design for the wall has character.

25. Plenty of Windows

The abundance of windows used around this kitchen space are the perfect complements to the rustic hardwood style. With wonderful plant life decor, this is nearly a perfect kitchen.

26. Lighter Hardwood

The wonderful part of this kitchen  is how well the hardwood is complemented by the colorful decor. The white cabinets and counters, the colorful rug, and the hardwood blend together well.

27. Stacked Stone and Hardwood

The stacked stone used around the stove area really looks great when matched with the hardwood beams.

28. Sliding Pantry Door

This pantry has a great entrance. The sliding door is made of hardwood that has character, matching the rest of the area perfectly.

29. Double Island

This mid-century style rustic kitchen uses wonderfully designed island to complement the space and provide extra room for food prep.

30. Earth Tones

The earth-toned cabinets blend well with the hardwood floor. With wonderful lighting to help the great design stand out, cooking here will be a breeze.

31. Colorful and Bright

The wonderful hardwood used throughout this kitchen is blended well with the stone style floor. With plenty of natural light to show everything off, you will feel welcome here.

32. Contemporary Blends

This kitchen makes wonderful use of symmetry. With the stove in the middle and light colors to bring the space to life, this larlge center island is the perfect space to take a meal.

33. Bold Hardwood

This wonderful kitchen is made beautifully with hardwood designs. With the center island taking a lighter color to contrast the space, you have plenty of space to move around and entertain guests.

34. Rough Cuts

The rough, unfinished hardwood beams set the tone for this open space. The kitchen is easy to maneuver around and the dining area is connected for easy access.

35. Dark Center Island

The stone design behind the stove area brings great character to this space. The darker center island works well with the dark hardoow and the dining area is connected.

36. Beautiful Storage Space

With plenty of shelves for all your storage needs, this pantry uses light hardwood designs to give you a wonderful space.

37. Open and Connected

High ceilings and multiple styles of hardwood work together to make a grand kitchen area that connects with the dining and living rooms.

38. Warm and Open

With a built-in fireplace, you have an open space that is lit with plenty of natural light. The lighter design styles work well against the hardwood floor.

39. Two Functional Islands

You have not one, but two functional island that will give you all the cooking space you need. They even have built-in storage space. The hardwood designs of this kitchen connects all the areas.

40. Stone Style Floor

The smooth stone design of this floor is the perfect color to match this kitchen. The unique copper farm style sink really adds character to this space.

41. Dine-In Island

You have plenty of room to move around this open kitchen and the center island gives you plenty of space to eat your meals.

42. Farmhouse Rustic

With wonderful farm-style decor to go with this rustic design, you will find plenty of room in this kitchen to cook your meals. With a welcoming environment, you will always love being here.
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