Janell Beals traditional family room

The definition of today’s Northwest style is a simple one: clean-lines, light, natural materials, and neutral tones combined with bright colors. What makes the Northwest different than other parts of the country is our love affair with natural materials — usually the more the merrier. And, while we love our traditional styles, there is a growing movement to incorporate more contemporary stylings into our homes. Follow this slideshow for the 7 building blocks of today’s Northwest style.