What is traditional interior design?
When talking about traditional interior design, most are referencing a design style that originated in the 18th and 19th century throughout Europe. However, it’s worth noting that other cultures have their own versions of a traditional style that may not look the same as this more Western version. “If you can envision Louis XVI dining chairs, an English Regency mahogany dining table, balloon shades, loads of passementerie, or Chippendale influences, any of these are part of the foundation of traditional design,” Contreras explains. “There is also a common thread of formality or appropriateness woven through traditional interiors.
Add a wonderful conversation piece with a vintage heirloom investment. While the last few years were all about embracing the simplicity of Mid-century modernism, 2023 is about highlighting the playful color palettes from the 1960s-1970s.
The modern eclectic look encourages a dynamic blend of antiqued, vintage pieces with newer and contemporary styles. To ensure your space is multidimensional, you always want to mix and match purely based on pieces you truly love.