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Transitional Kitchen Design in MD, DC & Northern VA

Now that you’ve decided it’s time to remodel your kitchen or install brand-new custom cabinetry, let’s turn your attention to style and design. Our award-winning kitchen designers will make your kitchen the centerpiece of your home, and picking your perfect custom kitchen design is what will take it from ordinary to extraordinary.

If you’re charmed by the elegance and old-world feel of traditional kitchens but crave a more modern touch, then a transitional kitchen design is the best choice for you. Transitional kitchen designs are the most popular in the DC metro area and for good reason. They combine elements of both traditional and contemporary kitchen designs and enhance all styles of homes in the area—from row houses in downtown Washington, DC, to the charming single-family homes in Maryland and grand estates in Northern Virginia.

To learn more about transitional kitchen designs, contact us online or call 301-363-4064 today!

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Transitional Kitchen Design in the DC Metro Area

What Are the Characteristics of a Transitional Kitchen?

Transitional kitchens fall somewhere between contemporary kitchens and traditional kitchens, blending aspects of the two styles to bring an updated feel to a classic look. They work well with any home style because of the timeless nature of combining classic elements with modern touches.

  1. A blend of old and new: The most defining characteristic of a transitional kitchen is the blend of traditional and contemporary styles. Transitional kitchens feature the rich materials and warmth of traditional spaces, as well as the simpler accents and cleaner lines of modern, contemporary ones.
  2. A neutral color palette: Transitional kitchen designs feature a lot of muted, neutral colors that blend natural and manufactured materials without busy patterns or excessive detailing. The result is a simple, clean, sophisticated look that most likely won’t go out of fashion. Materials like woodwork and natural stone are combined for a more traditional architecture complemented by modern touches in the cabinets, light fixtures, furniture, and appliances.
  3. Combination of materials: Transitional kitchens feature a combination of materials with lots of different textures. For example, transitional custom kitchen cabinetry would be constructed of a simple type of wood, while the island and countertops would showcase natural stone or concrete. Metal or steel accents would add a modern pop to the space.
  4. Sleek custom cabinetry: The custom cabinetry for your transitional kitchen would be low-profile, simple, and warm. When we design transitional kitchens, we favor custom cabinetry with simple hardware that won’t distract from the eclectic collection of materials in the space. When you add too many details, the magnificence of the combination of new and old is lost. Minimalist cabinetry with muted or recessed hardware works well, as do warmer tones that match the color palette of the natural materials in the rest of the kitchen.

Transitional Kitchen in Maryland

Custom Kitchen Cabinetry for Transitional Kitchens

Custom kitchen cabinetry is what will set your transitional kitchen apart from your neighbors. Having custom cabinets tailor-made for your space will eliminate wasted square footage and enhance the natural lighting.

Whether you’re remodeling or restoring your kitchen in Maryland, Northern Virginia, or Washington, DC, having a design that is as unique as you are will make all the difference in the world. Our designers are experts at transforming your lifestyle, wants, and must-haves into your dream kitchen. There’s no one better than the Jack Rosen team to interpret your style and personality and work to produce a custom transitional kitchen design that will be the shining star of your home. The design team remains with you throughout the entire project, making tweaks if unexpected problems come up.

Schedule a Transitional Kitchen Remodel in MD, DC, or Northern VA

To view our styles and design work first-hand, visit our showroom in Rockville, MD. We’ll be happy to walk through all of our designs and help you find the transitional kitchen that’s perfect for you.

If you’re ready to schedule a consultation and make the first step toward your dream transitional kitchen in the DC metro area, contact us online or call 301-363-4064 today!

Transitional Kitchen FAQs

What type of home benefits from a transitional kitchen?

Transitional kitchens work well in homes that have a modern take on traditional looks. They blend old with new effortlessly, giving them a timeless yet modern look. If you are looking to update your kitchen but aren’t sure how to merge modern style with your home’s existing look, consider a transitional kitchen. This can add value to the home as well because the kitchen will look both modern and traditional.

How does the transitional kitchen transformation work?

When you partner with us to transform your kitchen from traditional to transitional, we will meet with you to discuss your design ideas. Our designers are experts at taking your ideas and making them a reality while blending the modern style you want into the look. Once construction begins, our design team will stay with you throughout the process to ensure everything meets and exceeds your expectations.

What are the elements of a transitional kitchen design?

A transitional kitchen design blends old, traditional materials with new, modern ones. It usually has neutral colors without a lot of patterns because that creates too modern of a look. It will blend materials like wood and stone to create interest. It often has minimalist cabinetry with recessed hardware to computer the overall look.

How are custom cabinets a part of a transitional kitchen design?

The right cabinets are critical to a minimalist kitchen. With custom cabinetry, you can be certain that the cabinets will add to the look of your transitional kitchen, not detract from it. You can choose the exact color and texture needed to capture the vibe you want, capitalizing on the neutral tones while ensuring that the space has sufficient texture and warmth. Let our team help you find the right cabinetry to fit your design ideas as you transform your kitchen from traditional to transitional.

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