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Style Guide: Contemporary

What’s contemporary style? Simply put, contemporary at its core refers to things “of the moment.” Five or ten years from now, contemporary design in Los Alamitos area homes will likely have a different look and feel than it does today. This is where “modern” and “contemporary” go their separate ways. Modern design has a specific look and feel, developed during a specific design movement in the early 20th century, but contemporary design is always changing and will embrace new materials and pieces, as they are available. Strong lines, smooth forms, and minimal accessories characterize contemporary design. Does a sharp, clean …