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Get Mod in 2019: Neon Brights and Transparent Surfaces Are Next-Level Cool

December 20, 2018

The futuristic Modern Reality 2019 trend is all about edgy and cool, graphic lines and slick surfaces and an embrace of technology to make life easier and sleeker.

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Bright and Light

Comfort-meets-cool in this Modern Reality den with a bright white sectional and bold blue and yellow details. A combination of neon shades and modern lines as well as transparent elements like these clear coffee tables gives the new-for-2019 Modern Reality trend its edge.

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Saturated Brights and Chalky Grays

Color is naturally a key component of the Modern Reality trend. Intense, pastel-based hues and chalky grays offer wonderful contrast to bright whites in this home.

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New Take on Pink

Bright pink walls set the scene for this Modern Reality girl's room. Bold stripes bring a playful and eye-catching focal wall to life behind the bed, while a hanging chair and play table create the perfect space for creativity and fun.

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Clean, Clear Surfaces

This oversized kitchen island provides plenty of seating at the eat-in counter and additional seating at the table-height extension. Acrylic dining chairs and barstools don't weigh down the space, while sleek cabinetry provides a modern backdrop for the open kitchen.

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