Look We Love: Soft Modern

Look We Love: Soft Modern

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Nancy Mitchell
Oct 20, 2014
(Image credit: The Style Files)

A lot of modern interiors stick to a palette of black and white — with maybe some accents in primary colors. If you're lucky. But there's no rule that you can't have modern shapes and soft, pretty colors in the same space. This style, which I'm going to call 'soft modern', incorporates both — with beautiful results.

Above: fashion designer Vanessa Bruno's home in Paris, from the Style Files.

(Image credit: Lindsey Adelman)

A Lindsey Adelman chandelier, tulip chairs, and lots of soft, pastel colors... dreamy.

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I love the contrast between the pastel painting and the more rustic elements. From House to Home.

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Pastels and black are especially striking together. From Nordic Design.

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A lovely bedroom from Vogue Living.

(Image credit: Little Green Notebook)

Black mixes with gold and softer colors in a dining room from Little Green Notebook.

(Image credit: T Magazine)

An eclectic interior from T Magazine.

(Image credit: Est Magazine)

A lovely, minimal space with pastel accents from Est Magazine via SF Girl by Bay.

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A colorful space from Interiormagasinet.

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From Traditional Home via The English Room.

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Modern furniture and pastel accents, from Femina.

(Image credit: Homelife)

And finally, an artist's home from Homelife, full of soft colors and bold shapes.

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