Photo: ROBBIE CAPONETTO; STYLING: KENDRA SURFACE
When choosing a home design style, it can feel daunting to settle on just one. There’s no wrong answer, but perhaps too many that feel right. While it can be difficult to delicately combine a love for white walls and a fleeting penchant for bright patterned wallpaper, you can easily combine design styles—and there’s one such hybrid trend that has silently been taking over. In 2022, you’ll be hearing a lot about transitional design, which we like to call the “people pleaser,” in the best way.
It’s the home design style made for those who want both: contemporary and classic. It incorporates elements of both—imagine a traditional wooden farmhouse table paired with modern metal chairs (seen below)—making it ideal if you’re not sure if you want to commit to only one distinct style. In a way, you get to