closet os logo
Call Toll Free: 866-521-4267
Live Life Above the Clutter
Serving Chicago IL, Northern & Central Illinois, Northwestern Indiana

 Subscribe

>> Blog Home

Tags

pantry organization tips pullout media cabinets beautiful custom storage solutions garage design pantry storage options Chicago closets vanities bright color home decorating remote controlled lighting multifaceted office space antique decorating trends create zones with design brass hardware organize shared closet space Best Of Houzz 2015 Design Award closet os awards custom closets custom storage solutions maximize closet storage closet mirrors craft storage room Old World Charm Closet gift wrapping counter top Closet Os Overview angies list super service awards gift bag storage spaces closet organizing systems video man cave updates vertical and horizontal storage space led 2014 closet color trends closet lighting,remote controlled closet lightin pull out mirror boutique size walk in closet spring closet cleaning walnut and burl inlay custom cabinets mahogany melamine look multi-function furniture furniture for small spaces gloss cabinet drawers home office organization master closet design ways to eliminate clutter in kitchen cabinets vintage garage design reduce clutter closet organization systems awards built in usb cable stations hiding wires with design ambient lighting custom garage design solutions customer service closet organization elegant prints fro home create a wood texture look with melamine closet lighting multi-functional office and storage patterned glass and mirrored doors Top Shelf Industry Design Awards fold-out ironing board Home Organizing Tips closet remodeling pantry de-clutter utilize pantry space challenging home organization solutions shoe closet design tips closet accent lighting task lighting Closets: shoe closet garage organization garage cabinets attic storage ideas tricks to make small spaces feel bigger Best Of Houzz 2015 Customer Service Award cover up computer and lighting wires shared closet organization Hafele LED drawer lighting garage shelving Home and Garage Organization gift wrapped storage station closet design custom wall units Closet Design Tips comtemporary closet design eliminate electronic cable clutter creative custom closet design full length vertical drape small windows pantry organization hiding fuse box in closet closet os video master organizer mudroom multi-functional mudroom design cedar backed closet home office design reduce clutter in home closet master closet incandescent and compact fluorescent closet mirror with storage behind mirror placement in design master bedroom closet ribbon storage ideas pre-built cabinets reorganize clutter multi-use office melamine textures grouping together food storage items reach in closets designing with mirrors dressing room designing around obstacles ultimate garage Home Organzing System makeup vanities office organization closet organization tips multifaceted office design create illusion of more space with mirrors angie's list award cordless lighting fixtures 2014 home decorating ideas office wall unit build in storage family activity area contemporary closets Chicago closet organizers multi-use office entryway reach-in closets organizing tips bedroom wall unit kids' closets LIT from Keeler attic closet solutions Closets Magazine "Finding America's Best Rated Closets Companies" award winning garage organized closet organized media center interior design trends media storage solutions

Posts

Blog Calendar

SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728





Sign Up!
Closet OS Newsletter

 

Closet Organizing Systems Blog

10 Characteristics of Traditional Design

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

It’s common to find traditionally built homes in many Chicago suburbs.

And that often means traditional décor – closets included.

What elements make up “traditional” style?

Here’s a great list. Keep in mind, the more you find appealing on this list, the more likely you favor this popular style.

1. Nothing is extreme. Not color, not shape, not size. It’s more middle-of-the road.

2. It is a mix of straight and curved lines and the wood grains and coloring are mid-range to dark tones.

3. Accessories play a significant role as features with this décor. This shows up in trims, moldings and clear glass. It also shows up as accessories of all types being displayed.

4. The display features show up in pairs in an understated, not too heavy, kind of way.

5. This style feels comfortable to almost any age. Think timeless.

6. Corner cabinets and chair rails show up often in traditionally styled homes.

7. White ceilings are the most common color.

8. Reproductions of historically original pieces are a mainstay (another, more common term for these items is “knock off”). Maybe it’s a replica of a desk Thomas Jefferson used or an architectural element that dates back hundreds of years. It’s recreated to mimic the original piece and incorporated into today’s homes.

9. Things match. So not only do they come in pairs – they go together!

10. No surprises. There’s predictability to traditional style that yields a very positive element. The ride is typically smooth.

So if you feel yourself nodding in agreement, not only with most of the items on this traditional list, but wanting your closet or home office to look like the ones we’ve created, give us a call. We’ll be happy to help you discover a custom storage solution with your style in mind.

Comments
Post has no comments.

     
CUSTOM CLOSETS  |  OFFICE CABINETS  |  GARAGE CABINETS  |  LAUNDRY CABINETS  |  PANTRY CABINETS  |  ENTERTAINMENT CENTERS  |  AND MORE
WALK-IN CLOSETS | CLOSET DESIGN PROCESS | CLOSET INSTALLATIONCLOSET ORGANIZING TEAM | CLOSET TESTIMONIALS

Serving Chicago, IL - Northern & Central Illinois - Northwestern Indiana
Main Office-Showroom | 8N450 Tameling Court, Unit C, Bartlett, IL 60103

Call Us Today! 866-521-4267
© 2015 Closet Organizing Systems