Transitional in regards to interior design and home remodeling refers to a blend or “marriage” of traditional and modern styles. It’s a timeless contemporary interpretation of elements from a variety of time periods incorporating lines that are less ornate than traditional designs, but not as severely basic as contemporary lines. As a result, transitional designs are classic, timeless, and clean. The transitional style also focuses on comfort and practicality to meet the lifestyle of an active household.
Color palettes are typically neutral and subtle and may be monochromatic, with color in art and accents, not upholstery and floors. Wood finishes are typically warm tones but can range from a natural finish to a high-gloss lacquer. Texture is important and a balanced mix of several textures is often used.
Our Team, your home remodeling company, Columbus, OH, remodeled 2 transitional style kitchens earlier this year that are very different. The first home, located in Tartan Fields in Dublin, OH built in 2000, features soft warm neutral tones, exposed wood beams and stainless appliances. Read more about this project in HouseTrends Magazine!
The second home, located in historic downtown Delaware, OH built in 1890, features white subway tile, white shaker cabinets and a whimsical pop of color in the range, pendant light and Paul Frank stool.
Both of these transitional kitchens show a perfect balance a mix of textures as well as traditional and contemporary styles. Both kitchens are also efficient and functional for the lifestyles of our clients. Which one is your favorite?
To view more finished kitchen remodeling photos check out the galleries on our website. You can design and build with us, we would love to work with you!