It Can Totally Hang
Traditional design in full-force can look a bit dated, but it’s not an all-or-nothing design style. You can definitely incorporate modern elements into traditional design, or vice versa. “Incorporate some traditional patterns into pillowsóstripes and florals being a nice mix.
Or work an antique style chest into a living room,” Gates says. “The push-pull you get from mixing modern and traditional goods can be really enticing in a space.” The blend of modern and traditional is what keeps the design style from feeling too fussy.