The Difference Between Contemporary and Modern Design for Kitchens

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Some bits of jargon are destined to confuse us. Fission and fusion, speed and velocity — these are launch pads for lengthy discussions involving technicalities and nuances.

Near the top of the list, though, is the difference between “contemporary” and “modern” kitchen styles.

Don’t these words basically mean the same thing? As it turns out, they don’t. “Contemporary” refers to the stylings of whatever time period we are currently in, while “modern” refers to a specific time period in the last century. However, much like two different genres of music, they can be blended to open up a world of different possibilities in kitchen design.


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