Modern rustic living room ideas – the expert guide

Modern rustic living room ideas have a soothing quality. Revolving around soft colors, raw edges and natural materials, they become places you instantly feel relaxed. 

Of course, you don’t have to live on a farmhouse to achieve this look, as its principles work well in the city. We’ve asked our favorite experts for their insight on piecing this vibe together, one handmade and handworn piece at a time. 

Use reclaimed terracotta tiles 

Bert & May

(Image credit: Bert & May)

Renowned for its use of reclaimed and natural products, Bert & May is possibly most famed for its highly original tile selection. A go-to for those seeking out a signature floor tile with a chalky, reclaimed look that pairs perfectly with modern rustic living room ideas.