Traditional Design Style

Traditional Design Style

What’s your design style? In this series, we will explore several common design styles. Follow along and become inspired as you learn. Keep in mind that well-balanced homes often incorporate multiple, overlapping design styles.

The traditional design style roots lie in the 18th century in France & England. It is timeless, elegant and still wildly popular today.  It is calm, orderly, consistent and predictable. Traditional homes are comfortable, casual and overall homey and harmonious.  Can you start to understand why it is so popular?  Here are some other characteristics of a traditionally designed home.    

VISUAL CUES
1. WARM METALS
2. SOFT LINES
3. RICH WOODS
4. REFINED FURNISHINGS
5. PATTERN AND TEXTURE
6. TRIM CARPENTRY
7. RICH DRAPES
8. HIGH QUALITY RUGS
9. CONSERVATIVE COLORS
10. SYMMETRY