When it comes to designing a transitional kitchen you are blending the old with the new. It has elements of both a contemporary and traditional kitchen. Transitional kitchen styles are flexible and don’t limit you. You could say that this style of kitchen ignores the rules. When it comes to matching different home styles it can fit in almost every home. Currently this type of kitchen style is ranked number 1 according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association, just squeaking by the traditional kitchen. This can be attributed to its universal style and appeal. It is both inviting and yet elegant.