Give your dining room the modern look you love with our editors' tips and picks.
Because contemporary style is
"of the moment," it's constantly evolving, but there are a few telltale ways to recreate this simple, yet energetic look. A basic wood table and clean-lined slipper or Parsons chairs are a good start. Illuminate your room by hanging a polished light fixture. Add interest to your walls with abstract art, such as a a colorful canvas. Layer in fabrics—window treatments, throw pillows, and area rugs—for softness. Finally, top off the look with mod accessories, such as a decorative serving tray, small vase, or wine rack. Shop the look below!