Trending on Remodelista: The New Modern

Today’s modern isn’t your grandmother’s modern. It’s more approachable, less formulaic, and not afraid to show a human touch. Here are some examples of the new modern from Remodelista’s week of “Finishing Touches.”

Soft Modern

Above: A pastel attic bedroom designed by Heju. Photograph courtesy of Heju, from Architectural Feats in a Paris Duplex.

Sustainable Modern

Above: Design studio Tableau teamed up with 25 creatives to create furniture pieces made from leftover Douglas fir from Danish flooring company Dinesen. Photograph courtesy of Copenhagen Contemporary, from Responsible Reuse: Furniture Built from Dinesen Offcuts for a Museum Café.

Classic Modern

Above: A clean-lined concrete sink pairs well with a vintage mirror. Photograph by Matthew Williams, from Remodelista Reconnaissance: A Minimalist Sink in a Shelter Island Beach House.

Playful Modern

Above: A creative couple uses an old-school material (tiles) to create delightful furniture. See Made in DTLA: A Young Couple’s of-the-Moment Tiled Furniture Line.


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