Style at Home: Building blocks of New Traditional style

New Traditional design is the best of both worlds, classic and fresh, livable and luxe, formal and fun. (Handout/TNS)

Don’t shy away from mixing in clean lines and bright colors when it tickles your fancy. (Handout/TNS)

While clutter isn’t the way to go for a beautiful space, adding subtle finishes to your rooms is what gives it that oomph of style. (Handout/TNS)

Pairing classic silhouettes with on-trend colors or applying traditional patterns to contemporary pieces is what New Traditional style is all about! (Handout/TNS)

Every well done New Traditional space needs a mix of hard and soft to truly shine. (Handouts/TNS)

The concept of New Traditional sounds a bit like an oxymoron, don’t you think? By rule, tradition itself is something that must be passed generation to generation, therefore it can’t possibly be new.