Modern style doesn’t have to be cold and stark. In this image above, a colorful pendant lamp completely revamps an otherwise sterile space. Add a few natural elements, like wood and flowers, and a neutral carpet to keep an urban apartment from looking like a corporate conference room.
WAC Hani Flexrail1 Line Voltage Pendant, $189, AllModern.com
Silverado round dining table, $299, CB2.com
Scoop side chair, $254, CrateandBarrel.com
Teroforma Avva salt and pepper mills, $82, VelocityArtandDesign.com
Teco two-buttress vase, $79, RoomandBoard.com
Pulse rug, from $198, Chiasso.com