When you hear the word ‘tradition,’ what thoughts come to your mind? Do you see tradition as a good thing? Does it make you feel comfortable and cozy? In a recent survey, more than half of the respondents said the word ‘tradition’ makes them feel warm and contented. People like tradition. They like the way they feel when they’re reminded of all of their family traditions and institutions. That’s why traditional design still, after so many years, tops the list of design faves. But what exactly is traditional design? Does traditional design differ depending on the home, just like traditions do? Or are there specific elements that go into traditional design? These are some of the interior design questions that can be answered not only by looking back into the history of traditional design, but by looking at its contemporary use as well.