Do you appreciate the crisp, clean lines in modern design, or do you prefer the classic detailing of traditional décor?
Understanding your design style preferences will help better communicate your wants and needs to your designer and ensure that your remodel will be the best fit for your personality.
Not sure which style or combination of styles appeals to you? We can help. Read below to learn more about modern, rustic, traditional, contemporary, and transitional aesthetics.
Traditional design relies on harmony, order, symmetry, warm colors. Offers a combination of comfortable furniture, classic designs, detailed woodwork, carved moldings.
Meshing of modern and traditional elements. Furniture lines are simple yet sophisticated, featuring either straight lines or rounded profiles. Transitional decorating embraces soft lines and comfortable furnishings, color palettes follow the contemporary style and are kept to a minimum.
Current innovations, modern details and other styles. The key is to keep the characteristics homogeneous and balanced. Sophistication, elegance, and refinement, taking ideas from French decor, Baroque, Neoclassical, and even Rococo interiors.
A unique fresh take on country living. Lots of warmth, natural textures, mix of old and new with neutral colors. Farmhouse decor introduces rustic, warmth, and sometimes vintage.
Industrial style refers to frill and fuss-free decor that takes inspiration from the lofty look of warehouses, factories, and other industrial structures. Lots of exposed brick, metals, wood, as well as salvaged and recycled materials.
Rustic design showcases subdued colors, natural materials, and comfortable furnishings. It embraces nature-inspired textures, simple and earthy colors. Rustic decor provides the perfect combination of comfort and practical.
MID CENTURY MODERN
Architecture, furniture, and graphics from post World War II. Juxtaposing sleek lines with organic shapes.
Connection to nature with lots of angular structures.
Scandinavian design is marked by a focus on clean, simple lines, minimalism, and functionality without sacrificing beauty. Part of what makes it so aesthetically pleasing is its lack of clutter. Colors rely heavily on neutrals, bright whites with pops of black and tan.
American Craftsman style home, also known as craftsman style is all about handcrafted arts and craft elements. Usually features an open floor plan, lots of built-in wood elements, and exposed ceiling beams. There use of natural materials such as wood, stone, brick, glass, and tile.
European design creates a timeless and luxurious look. Featuring ornate detailing, classic colors, and bring out that old world charm.
Tuscan interiors feature a rustic, sun-baked look characterized by crumbling stone patios, simple furnishings with elegant iron accents, terra-cotta tiles, textured wall finishes, and lots of elements inspired by nature.
Contemporary interiors feature tone-on-tone color palettes, relying heavily on brown, taupe, cream, and pure white. Sometimes pops of color are found a single wall, and this design focuses on basic lines and smooth surfaces.
This style is inspired by the French countryside. This style is extremely ornate, elegant, and often over the top. There is an incorporation of white washed wood, neutral color palettes, and aspects of nature.
Bohemian styles are defined by a lack of structure, having carefree layers of patterns, textures, and colors. Colors range from neutrals like white and tan, to a mixture of vibrant tones. Lots of original or handmade pieces and “flea market” finds to help create a relaxed and carefree space.