It is current trends and constantly changing. Contemporary has to do with current styles.Contemporary focuses on cozy, yet clean lines it is very simple. Its a mix of all ages all tied into one. A squared off modern sofa with a comfortable round chair. Rooms are not over done. They do not have to have lot of furniture. Comfortable yet luxurious accessories such as faux fur throws or pillows. Reclaimed wood tables, mixed with a gilded chandelier along with plush furniture. Contemporary design allows for a lot of mixing and matching in time lines of neutral colors. Sometimes “its the bold but simple”.You layer texture and add in cozy elements to make it you.