Contemporary style of furniture is often confused with modern style. There is a big difference. as the former merely means current. It is a genre of modern furniture. The term modern, in interior and furniture design, focuses on the styles from the mid-1900's, those are designs which never change; while contemporary design focuses on those of today, and are always changing. The confusion often comes from the fact that modern styled furniture happens to be the most popular style at the time, thus most contemporary chairs would be considered modern. This new genre of design takes on most of the traits from mid-century modernism such as clean lines, geometric patterns, minimalism, and the fusing of white and neutral colors with solitary bold colors.. But in addition, it also incorporates new trendy styles not previously used, such as industrial chic and shabby chic. Our contemporary chairs come in a large variety of unique shapes, colors and materials.