Traditional design makes use of classic styling and symmetry. It produces an overall calm and orderly feel. The color palette is muted & mid-toned and utilizes simple floral, solid, stripe and plaid fabrics. The furnishing trademarks in Traditional design are detailed moldings and carved woodwork, overstuffed furniture and elegant artwork and accessories.
Transitional design is a bridge between contemporary and traditional design. This style can offer a deep rooted history in pieces accompanied by other updated and cleaner lined furnishings. Transitional design marries old world class with contemporary chromes and glass. The foundation for the color palette is neutral with pops of color in accents, accessories and artwork. Transitional is regarded to be "timeless."
Contemporary design is often defined by clean and sleek lines. It utilizes solid colors, which are either muted neutrals or bold pops of color in both furniture and accessories. Contemporary design is in-ornate and making use of many materials such as, but not limited to, metals, glass, sontes, and woods. This style can be very fun and eclectic and always very "now."
Modern design is rooted in a minimal approach distinguished by the absence of decoration. The furnishings are markedly very clean, streamlined and architectural. It is characterized by a neutral color palette and geometric shapes. Materials such as woods, leathers and linens are prominent in this style. Modern design was made popluar in the 1920's - 1950's and is often considered "retro."