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Steal these Tips from the Pros to Create a Contemporary Room

  1. It’s all about casual living and comfort. All tones of distressed wood and white-washed painted pieces are really hot.
    Keep it simple and eliminate clutter. That’s why so much of the furniture today has storage options.
    -
    Linda Shapiro, visual manager,
    Levin Furniture Company

  2. When conceptualizing a contemporary room, its nices to have a starting point, such as a fabulous painting, that can inspire the color palette for the space.
    -
    Evelyn Wedner and Jim Checkeye,
    Evelyn James Interiors

  3. I like to mix woods and metal together in accent pieces. Even add a traditional piece in a contemporary space for a more eclectic look.
    -
    Patty Frankhouser, interior designer,
    Perlora

  4. Use wood in warm colors and textured fabrics to take the edge off contemporary designs.
    -
    Selma Sherman
    Selma B. Sherman / Interiors




Art Deco breakfast room overlooks pool and tennis court.

Layered acrylic sculpture by Michael George.

View of two-story entrance hall and Gvorg bronze sculpture.