uniquely led by three founding partners with diverse expert scopes in fashion,
hospitality and the residential luxury market, transition state is an extension of
their collaborative "no rule" approach to design. transition state is a full-service
design studio and boutique line offering consultation, space planning, custom
furniture and textile design.
Known for their modern-minded approach
of blending sophisticated design with a fresh
perspective for a style-fluent concept
that feels distinct, acquired, and individualistic.
Pursuing her passion, Lauren received a degree in Art History from the University of California, Santa Barbara, followed by a study of Interior Design at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her career began in luxury residential working with renowned designer Philip Nimmo on a portfolio that boasted some of the most prestigious homes in the U.S. She later broadened her tenor into the hospitality side of the industry with leading boutique firm Avenue ID. As a lead designer and project manager for scopes that included internationally recognized hotels and restaurants alike, Lauren excelled at crafting distinct and authentic spaces. Her past clients have included MGM Resorts, Gravitas Development Group, Woodside Hotels, and SBE. Lauren delivers a artful point of view and unique perspective to clients.
a graduate of both the university of california at los angeles, and the fashion institute of design and merchandising, kelli cut her teeth as vice president of design and merchandising at international luxury label, leisure society, and most recently as co-founder and vice president of haus of grey, a premiere sportswear brand sold in top tier country clubs and resorts. seasoned in the elite market of creating luxury apparel and accessories, she now blends her knowledge of expert craftsmanship with custom textile design to develop capsule collections for our client’s that are both aspirational and approachable.