If imagined, the rustic presents a shabby, ugly, and unpalatably pleasing impression. But don’t get me wrong, the rustic is now an interior design trend.
According to architect designer, rustic style can be interpreted as a style in architecture and interior design, which emphasize the natural impression, from the material that is not mashed, such as wood, stone, metal, and so on.
Historically, in the Roman era to the Renaissance, the rustic style is more focused on finishing the casted with rocks that are rough and contrasting textures, complete with supporting ornaments that can beautify a house room.
In the 18th century, the rustic-style unfinished feature was applied through sand-coated wood materials to resemble rocks.
The development of ideas and creations, making the rustic now identical with elements that are not the same shape, random, and contrary to fragility, through material that is left unfinished and coarse textured.
In Indonesia, the rustic style is actually often applied, especially for house building that embrace traditional architecture, such as traditional house.
Thus, the nature of the rustic is a new mention that comes from foreign terms, which is actually the first trend in Indonesia.
For example, houses in a village or traditional house are made of coarse wood. The outdoor display can be categorized into rustic style because it has a strong effect of material, with no finishing, sanded, or Diaci.
Can it be combined with modern design?
Like the minimalist and tropical style, the rustic is also very suitable combined with modern dwelling. This is because rustic has a number of ethnic elements that can be used as accents in modern interiors.
As for example, a modern-style room with a strong effect can be combined with ethnic-style furniture, which is generally not polished to reinforce rustic features.
Another trick is to place the hemp-made carpet – do not linen material – with natural color, to create a natural impression in the living room. To make the modern rustic style more pronounced, provide large window openings in some rooms.
If you want to design a new home with this ‘ old ‘ style, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, select a strong textured material and not coated paint or Acian.
Material objects that are impressed old such as vintage wood with a good texture, can be used as accents when applied to the wall.
While the material is simple and cheap priced such as exposed brick, used wood, and coconut wood, can be combined with the manufacturer’s artificial material.
Examples include metal door hinges, glass, steel, in order to present a stunning rustic-modern style. Here are five examples of rustic-modern designs that can be emulated.