Modern vs Contemporary

Modern VS. Contemporary

Over the past while, many questions have been raised about the differences between Modern and Contemporary Styles. Modern and Contemporary mean the same thing, right? Not exactly.

Let’s look at the dictionary definitions:

mod·ern – Relating to the present or recent times as opposed to the remote past. “the pace of modern life”

con·tem·po·rar·y – Living or occurring at the same time. “the event was recorded by a contemporary historian”