Artful Californian Design Tailored for the Home and Wardrobe
Transition State is a Los Angeles based design house and boutique label founded by Kelli Riley, Lauren Schneider, and Jenna Rochon. Three friends whose professional pragmatism and creative synergy created an all encompassing lifestyle brand traversing their knowledge of fashion and interiors. Together they have carved out a niche for those that value artful and collected style with a signature sense of Californian laid back luxury, creating a destination for intentional living and enduring sensibility.
exterior & interior design. space planning. architectural plans. furniture & finish selections. lighting & textile design. art curation. branding. graphic design. visual styling & staging. merchandising. renderings. project management. procurement.
RESIDENTIAL. COMMERCIAL & MIXED-USE. BOUTIQUE PROPERTIES & RETAIL.
B a l a n c e d
WE NAVIGATE BUDGET AND TIMELINE BY MAKING CAREFULLY EDITED DESIGN DECISIONS. We are founded on the principles of full transparency and investing where it matters. Trust us to carry through the details and count on the continuity of the finished project.
A c q u i r e d
transition state applies a fresh, distinct and exclusive design to each project with consideration to brand, demographic and location. Though channeled through our own aesthetic each project reflects the clients overall individuality for a personalized space.
I n t e n t i o n a l
We take a modern and personal approach to developing our capsule collections. Built on enduring essentials that exude style and effortlessness, each fashion and home piece is designed to be layered to tell a story.
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. 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. Lauren delivers an 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.
After double majoring in advertising and psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Jenna went on to study design at the University of California Los Angeles. Upon graduation, Jenna landed a position at nationally recognized and leading hospitality firm Avenue ID. She immediately excelled in the boutique hotel and casino development market, designing and project managing renovations and new build construction for unique guest rooms, suites, and public spaces. She is drawn to the art of creating unique experiences and delivering those unexpected moments that differentiate a design.