Re-Create The Room: Transitional Style

Is your style a mix of contemporary and traditional? If so than the transitional style is perfect for you. This sophisticated look hits the mark between traditional elegance and contemporary cool for the perfect harmony in your home.

Transitional style is achieved by pairing the familiar with the new. In furniture, this means creating an inclusive living area that is both contemporary and traditional. When searching for transitional upholstery look for neutral colors paired with right angles on feet and arms. Details may include geometric fabric patterns or metallic nailhead trim. For bedroom and dining room furniture, identify items that pair rich wood tones, upholstered elements or mirrored finishes with straight lines and sharp edges.

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Although transitional usually expresses a balance between contemporary and traditional, it’s not always the case. You can always mix in a few pieces from other styles as long as they don’t take away from the casual, tailored setting.

Here are some of the transitional pieces we love!

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1. Winners Only Xcalibur Counter Height Dining Group with Upholstered Bench 
2. Benchcraft Breville Faux Leather Sofa with Rolled Arms and Nailhead Trim
3. Best Home Furnishings Lorette Club Chair
4. Magnussen Home Milbourne Rectangular End Table
5. Aspenhome Oxford Transitional Sleigh Bed with USB Ports
6. Klaussner Semora Transitional Sofa with Button Tufting and Panel Arms
7. Hooker Furniture Melange Spectrum Accent Chest with Two Doors


The transitional look works great with tone-on-tone palettes and neutrals rule! Cream, taupe, tan, khaki, gray, navy, and browns are great examples. Patterns should be understated and pops of colors should be kept to just a few strategic accents.

For more design ideas, visit our website and shop by style under the Transitional style. Or visit our showroom located in North Lima, Ohio.

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