While you probably have heard the terms modern and contemporary thrown around when it comes to home décor, they’re hardly the same thing. Although the two are sometimes mistakenly interchanged, there’s a real difference between the design principles.
As far as modern design goes, it refers to the style created in between 1920-1950. This style doesn’t change or evolve. Another way to reference this type of design is mid-century modern. Modern design is simplistic without the need for a large amount of added decorations or accessories. Furniture is functional, with minimal usage of textures.
You can recognize modern design by its clean principles. You’ll often find naturally made materials like leather and wood, as well as molded…