Classic Modern – Streamlined, Simplified & Modified
Modernism has definitely evolved over the years but a few core fundamentals remain the same, still. The modern aesthetic still glorifies the concept of simplicity and standardization. It believes in a harmony of form and function, an amalgamation of indoors with the outdoors, and a color and material palate that is imbued with an achromatic scheme at best, and monochromatic at slightly better. But the ways of the modern design have changed with every passing decade – where it was simply s streamlined movement in the past, the constant stasis of time has made it conform to the mentality of today’s aesthetic. The modernism of today complies with the contemporary mentality – in that it defies the constant rigidness of true modern aesthetics and comply with the contemporary allures. The classic modern has now become streamlines, is still simple, but definitely modified. So today we would be looking at a few modern contemporary interiors that you might just fall in love with.
It’s beauty, it’s grace
This modern contemporary interior showcases all of the trappings of a true modern interior, but embellishes them with a flair. Behind all the pomp and circumstance, there is a simplicity that remains true to the modern style. The use of subdued colors is paralleled by an integration of natural light. However, a true modern aesthetic can be quite drab and uninteresting. So in order to counter that negative image, the designer has used an ash wood veneer, a plethora of brightly colored accessories and a lineage of colorful artwork.
Though deep brown may be a rather discolored sort of a color palate, it can definitely e used to achieve a sophisticated outlook when it comes to modern interiors. Not only does it come in true modern category, all you have to do is break the rigid simplicity of the design with a few select trinkets and you’ve got yourself just the right amount of contemporary.
Form and function
‘Function over form’ and ‘form over function’ has always been a heated debate amongst designers. Modernism managed to achieve a balance between the two, and the interior below is the perfect depiction – while the material allows for a glitzy formation, the end result is pragmatic enough.
Pop culture has been an integral part of our lives for the better part of a decade now, and is only driving farther. It is only right that we be merging this phenomenon within our spaces. The interior below is a perfect example, where the Hulk themed kitchen looks appropriately modern and contemporary at the same time.
Modernism sometimes tends to follow a rather minimalist trend. Keeping that in mind, if you look at the interior scheme below, you will notice how the simplicity of this modern style is countered by the meticulous selection of a vintage furniture set.