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Contemporary Interior Design Ideas

You’ve got the modern home, ready for your contemporary living lifestyle, but where do you find the contemporary interior design ideas to finish off the whole package? I know, it can be hard to find inspiration when you’re looking for new contemporary interior design ideas. I’ve included a couple of the more social sources. I think that it’s important, especially when you’re beginning, to get feedback from others and to develop a community. These are just a couple of the more popular ones that are out there. Let me know which ones you’re using!

Contemporary Interior Design Ideas from Pinterest

Contemporary Interior Design Ideas from PinterestOne of the resources that I’ve found helpful is Pinterest. Pinterest is a great way to visually scan through pictures that other people have posted of their contemporary interior designs. One of the dangers with Pinterest is that there are a lot of great ideas that you can find. Make sure that you have a goal in mind, and know what you are looking for before you sign on. If not, you’ll be browsing for hours. Also, if you find someone with similar taste and ideas as you, follow their board so that you can have all of their latest pins available to you. While you’re checking it out, don’t forget to follow us!

Modern Interior Design from houzz

Modern Interior Design from Houzz
The perfect place to share your projects – from contemporary interior design ideas to completion! Houzz is open for anyone to post on, and even has an area to ask the community for their opinions about your next project.

 

These are just a few of the tools that I have used recently to find some great new content for Modernist Furniture Online. What tools have you used? What was your experience with them? I’m looking forward to hearing from you!

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Cool Furniture Design for Modern Homes

Are you looking for some cool furniture to add a little flare to your home? Then you have come to the right place! Utilizing modern furniture for your next project will likely be an excellent route to explore when looking for cool furniture designs.

I’ve collected a few or, what I think, are really cool furniture pieces. These pieces all utilize contemporary design practices, which will be perfect for your new modern bedroom, living room, home office or dining room!

Cool Furniture Design Example 1: LC2

Cool Furnture Example 1: LC2Cool Furnture Example 1: LC2
Cool Furnture Example 1: LC2

The Le Corbusier LC2 style chair is a classic of the modern furniture movement. These pieces have been gracing modern home designs since the late 1920s. The clean look and comfortable seating will work great for anyone that is crafting their new modern living room, or perfect for a reception area for guests at the office. To complete the look, don’t forget the sofa!

Cool Furniture Design Example 2: Noguchi type Coffee Table

Cool Furniture Design Example 2: Noguchi type Coffee TableCool Furniture Design Example 2: Noguchi type Coffee Table
Cool Furniture Design Example 2: Noguchi type Coffee TableCool Furniture Design Example 2: Noguchi type Coffee Table

Another cool piece of contemporary designed furniture is the Isamu Noguchi type coffee table. Like the LC2, this is a mainstay of the modern furniture world. This style of coffee table has been in production since the late 1940s, and has been popular ever since. This great coffee table could very well be the centerpiece of your contemporary furnished living room!

Cool Furniture Design Example 3: Metal Dining Set

Cool Furniture Design Example 3: Metal Dining SetCool Furniture Design Example 3: Metal Dining Set

Here is a cool piece that is a more recent addition to the modern furniture line-up. This bar height dining set might not have the history of the pieces listed above, but it certainly still has the classic look that defines the modern movement, including a simple and industrial look. A great addition to an informal modern dining room!

 

These are only a few of the very cool furniture designs that are available to you right now. If you have any feedback, or would like to see more, please leave a comment below and I’ll be happy to provide additional information!

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What I love about Modern Furniture

Modern Furniture, for me, is a great option for a room.  But you might ask yourself, “why?” Well, let me tell you why I think it’s great!

One of the reasons that I love modern furniture is because it’s simple yet sophisticated; functional yet inspiring; furniture, and also art.

Modern and contemporary furniture styles have a history of using taking the simplest of items and dressing them up, or stripping them down to their essential core to present them in a new and interesting way.

When I’m working, it’s important to me to surround myself with things that will inspire me. It’s rare for me to find a piece of furniture that is both thought provoking, and just the piece that I need to complete my space. When I’m in a slump or can’t break out of my traditional methods, that sometimes it’s important to turn things upside down to look at them from a new angle and reinvent the things that have become so commonplace.

When looking around the furniture landscape, it’s refreshing to see something that is near art. A fine piece of art can help me connect with a task at hand, and even help me to lose myself in the process. Much like listening to music can help to focus me, the beauty of household items can do much the same. It’s interesting how the workmanship of others can enrich all of our lives.

Of course, everyone has their own preference for how to design their home. These are just some of my observations. I hope this little blurb has given some insight into what I see when I look at furniture.