Transitional Living Room Design Ideas

A Transitional style living room means a few things! A calming, neutral color palette, limited use of accessories, incorporating many textures and blending contemporary and traditional design styles. Transitional style design is very popular in many homes because of it's inherent ability to be so versatile in any style of home. For instance, if you have a more traditional style living room with moldings and wood features, adding more contemporary style furniture, like clean-lined sofas with asleek wood-trimmed frame would actually create a transitional look perfectly in the space. 

Grid Gallery Wall in a Transitional Space

Grid Gallery Wall in a Transitional Space

This symmetrical and streamlined art display looks right at home, a polished and classic style living room. This kind of wall art arrangement is perfect if you have a series of art pieces you want to hang.

Folding Screen in Transitional Living Room

Folding Screen in Transitional Living Room

A folding screen is a great item for your living room. Because they are both functional and sculptural, they work great for adding interest to a space and creating zones to break the space into sections.

Wall Mural In a Transitional Living Room

Wall Mural In a Transitional Living Room

If you want the elevated feel of wallpaper in your space but don't want to commit to a whole wall, try hanging a paper mural. It's just as attention-grabbing and half the hassle.

Basement Living Room in Relaxed Transitional Style

Basement Living Room in Relaxed Transitional Style

Basement living areas can feel stuffy because of issues like limited natural light and low ceilings. However, the use of low slung transitional pieces in this space adds additional height to the room while a spare layout keeps things feeling open and makes up for the lack of sunlight.

Bountiful and Beautiful Storage Styling

Bountiful and Beautiful  Storage Styling

Isn't it funny how no matter how much closed storage you seem to have, you'll always need more? That's why it's always a good idea to invest in decorative baskets for your open storage spaces. They hide what must remain hidden while adding texture and beauty to your space.

Basement Living Room Work Area in Relaxed Transitional Style

Basement Living Room Work Area in Relaxed Transitional Style

Basement living areas can feel stuffy because of issues like limited natural light and low ceilings. However, the tall plant in this space adds some needed height to space, and the landscape photo helps to brighten things up a bit.

Transitional and Beautiful Blue Atmosphere

Transitional and Beautiful Blue Atmosphere

Blue accents make this transitional living room pop! The understated blue rug is the perfect base for light and clean furniture with wood touches. The blue pillows and decor items tie in with the rug making this space calm and collected.

Playful Patterns in Basement Living Room

Playful Patterns in Basement Living Room

Basement living areas can often feel dark and gloomy due to small windows and a lack of light. Instead of filling the space with artificial lighting, try to brighten the space with lively geometric patterns in high contrast colors.

Build a Bar Open Concept Eating Area

Build a Bar Open Concept Eating Area

This basement living room needed some additional seating and a place for eating. The designer was clever and placed two console tables side by side with some stools behind the sectional in view of the tv and voila dinner and a show.

Build a Bar Open Concept Basement Living Area

Build a Bar Open Concept Basement Living Area

This basement living room needed some additional seating and a place for eating. The designer was clever and placed two console tables side by side with some stools behind the sectional in view of the tv and voila dinner and a show.

Playful Patterns in Basement Living Room Area

Playful Patterns in Basement Living Room Area

Basement living areas can often feel dark and gloomy due to small windows and a lack of light. Instead of filling the space with artificial lighting, try to brighten the space with lively geometric patterns in high contrast colors.

Basement Living Room in Casual Transitional Style

Basement Living Room in Casual Transitional Style

Basement living areas can feel stuffy because of issues like limited natural light and low ceilings. However, the use of low slung transitional pieces in this space adds additional height to the room while a spare layout keeps things feeling open and makes up for the lack of sunlight.

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