The Studio

Transition State is a full-service design studio and boutique label led by partners Lauren Schneider, Kelli Riley and Jenna Rochon. With diverse expertise in the fashion, commercial, and residential luxury market; together they have carved out a niche for those that value artful and collected style with a signature sense of laid back luxury. The mission is simple, that all spaces should feel balanced, acquired and intentional.

our dedicated full-service team is able to take you through the design process start to finish. from initial concept to selecting finishes, drafting your architectural plans and creating custom furnishings and lighting, to project management and complete white-glove installation with art selection and accessories. from ground-up construction to renovations, no project is too big or too small. we serve an international clientele and are available for projects across the u.s. and abroad.

Transition State has quickly garnered international attention amongst the interior and fashion elite for their mastery of risk-taking with a Californian ease. Their firm has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal.

Our Story

2015 New Years Eve: Jenna, Lauren, and Kelli bond over a shared passion for experimental design, Kelly Wearstler, and one too many dirty martinis.

2017: Kelli leaves her growing company in fashion, while Jenna and Lauren leave their established hospitality firm to start transition state together as a design studio. Combining their diverse expertise in the fashion, commercial, and residential luxury markets, they create a business that celebrates soulful design while remaining timeless and intentional.

2019: Their work is featured in an array of publications as a breakout design firm in the industry

2020: Transition State is profiled in the Los Angeles times in January. This year seems very promising…

2021 after years of crafting bespoke pieces for clients, they decided to launch the current collection, a line of textiles with distinct details and motifs that bring a modern art approach to every day home essentials. they launch their e-boutique with carefully selected artist collaborations and their inaugural ensemble project. with community in mind, the ensemble project unites and celebrates local la makers, artists, and boutiques in an artistic showcase that illustrates the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

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