We all know what the word transition means, the movement from one place to another. But what does this mean in the context of interior design? Simply put, transitional design is a marriage between traditional and contemporary furniture, finishes, materials, and colours to create a timeless, classic look – resulting in a cohesive design. More importantly – mixing multiple style and trends makes our lives easier. If you want to “transition” between styles you can swap out a few pieces instead of doing a complete redesign of your room.
Another way to think about it, would be transitional design being like the younger, punchier cousin of traditional design. This look is a clean neutral room, lightly accessorized and textured. You can create a space that has an equal amount of feminine and masculine elements, the best of both worlds. Here are four simple steps you can take to design your transitional space: