Modern style doesn’t have to be complicated. A lot of people use modern and contemporary interchangeably to describe a design style. Although there are plenty of similarities between the two, modern is not the same as contemporary. So, what exactly sets modern and contemporary design apart? In this piece, we will look at the differences between modern and contemporary design as well as the similarities.

We will also explore ways you can create a contemporary or modern look in your home. Some people associate modern and contemporary styles with a lack of warmth and comfort, but this could not be farther from the truth. As you will see, both styles place a high value on comfort, functionality and use of natural elements. If you love a clean and uncluttered look, one of these styles might be right for you.

We’ll help you decide which design type to choose for home, and we also hope to inspire the transformation of a room. No matter which style you prefer, sometimes a few simple changes can make a room feel like new. When you think of the word modern, you probably think of current trends. It only makes sense, right? Unlike modern design, which represents a time period, contemporary design changes.