When you pick up a thesaurus or search “contemporary” online, you might notice “modern” listed in its synonyms. While the two terms are similar, there are some notable differences that you should know when purchasing modern or contemporary furniture. “Modern” refers to a specific time from the early mid-twentieth century that was a precursor to contemporary design. The term “contemporary” doesn’t have roots in a specific period like modernism. You can learn more about the differences between contemporary & modern furniture here.
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