Transitional Living

Transitional Living

Transitional Living probably sounds like a style that is not so popular when you first hear of it, but after you find out what it means, you will most likely change your mind.  In fact, transitional living is probably one of the most common interior design styles because of a simple reason.  There’s always a little something of each different interior design style that you want in your space.  For example, a contemporary living room design that you don’t like, so you change something by yourself.  There it is, you applied a transitional element to the existing style and turned your contemporary living room design into a Transitional Living designed area.

So, we know that transitional living design can be used by interior designers to reflect a meshing of modern and traditional elements.  Combining two or more styles in one space, resulting in a cohesive design. 

Create your own stamp but stay neutral with your colour choice and let the lines of the furniture take center stage.  Incorporate textural elements and limit the use of accessories.  Choose hanging art but use it sparingly.  One large piece of art of on the wall is better than an arrangement of smaller pieces.  Add a feature wall to give a further focal point. (See our 3D split face wall panels).

The images below are for inspirational purposes only.

Transitional Living style is currently a hot trend.  Designers are seeing a dramatic increase in the number of clients who want to toss the rules out of the window and merge design elements.  Mixing antique furniture with modern clean-lined furnishing is one of the most popular choices.

Industrial Look
Modern Country

In Dining Rooms upholster chairs in a traditional fabric or use traditional furnishings and offset them with modern lighting.  In the bedroom upholster a traditional headboard with steel-grey fabric or flank a traditional headboard with modern side tables and sleek lamps.  Finding the right combination for you is the art of Transition Living style.  Go and have some fun and have confidence in your instincts.

Scandinavian Dreams
Mid-Century Modern
New Traditional