nicky haslam

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  • September 27, 2022

The dictionary definition of ‘traditional’ is straightforward, referring to anything habitually done, or long-established. When it comes to our homes, however, it appears that there’s room for interpretation. Polled designers had varying responses as to what constitutes a traditional interior, with quick answers ranging from ‘timeless and a neutral, calm palette’ to ‘brown furniture, and Colefax & Fowler chintz’ – and many noted that their clients would all have different answers, too. 

But it’s worth thinking about – not necessarily for its own sake (though for some people, tradition is all) but because often there is sound reasoning behind tradition.

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