Determined to revitalize their 1920s home versus tearing it down and starting new, the homeowners wanted a design that would remain true to the home’s traditional architecture while bringing in contemporary elements. Reclaimed wood ceiling beams adds a rustic quality to the living room, which pairs classic and modern furnishings together for a timeless, polished look.
Ombre curtains bring the eye up, adding to the height of this sophisticated living room. Patterned pillows bring texture to the neutral sofa and plum armchairs, while a crystal chandelier adds a glamorous note to the room.
The homeowner revamped the guest house for intimate gatherings and music performances. In the main living room, a comfortable gray sofa is paired with an industrial-style coffee table, simple artwork and layered area rugs for lots of texture.
Modern art sets the tone and makes a bold statement in this transitional living room. The gray Chesterfield sofa pairs with traditional moldings to create a classic foundation, while graphic-patterned pillows and gold accents infuse the space with youthful vibrancy.
A soft neutral palette sets the stage for a welcoming, restful living space. Deep, cushy furniture is the perfect place to gather, while a game table sits beside the built-in entertainment center. Texture is brought into the monochromatic palette through the exposed brick wall, natural fiber area rug and mix of throw pillows.
Comfortable, neutral furniture with casual fabrics sit atop a sisal rug for a relaxed California style. Built-in bookshelves flank the fireplace and TV wall for a full entertainment center. For contrast, a dark metal drapery rod above soft white drapery panels covers the French doors.
Open Transitional Living Room is Comfortable, Inviting
A modular sectional sofa brings a grounding contemporary element to the decor, while a large cocktail ottoman with tufted faux-leather contributes a slightly old-world accent. A large window opens up the living room to the dining area.
Transitional Living Room and Dining Room is Comfortable
Choosing neutral base pieces of furniture is a smart way to create a stylish living space that will last for years. Then, the accessories and smaller pieces can be switched out as desired. Here, the sofa is topped with Ikat pillows. A large contemporary art piece over the new dining banquette brings in a splash of color and rounds out the space.
The vision for this room was inspired by the hand-scraped wood floors and impressive bank of French doors, which offered a striking juxtaposition for the modern elegance of the Barcelona chairs. The playful punches of tangerine and blue combined with an artful mix of collectibles create a refreshing space of timeless elegance.
Serving as a living room and dining room, this open living area contains soft and muted colors, slipcovered sofas and rustic elements. The large farmhouse dining table is lit by a wooden chandelier, while the sitting area faces a two-story built-in.
Transitional Guest Bedroom is Elegant, Comfortable
This guest bedroom is specifically designed for the homeowner's best friends who visit often. A wood and upholstered bed is dressed in silky linens and subtle patterned pillows, while a fun geometric area rug adds contemporary style and fun color to the space.
Though this home features a flowing floor plan, the designers wanted to give the owners more intimate zones for entertaining. Here, they used a large white area rug to define the living room, and then layered it with a plush sofa and two swivel chairs for comfortable seating.
A blue-and-white Ikat area rug grounds this cozy living room, adding a splash of color. Soft white sofas surround the wooden coffee table, which features stools that can be pulled out for extra seating.