Modern contemporary desk – Roll top desk has a tendency to see something traditional, they were usually made in early to mid-1900s. If your desk has great value, consider replacing it instead of changing it, or using a non-destructive method to make it look more modern. Replace legs on the desk with more contemporary legs of chrome or polished or brushed steel. Paint the desktop a more modern color. Bright, vibrant colors like white, red and yellow all, can add life to an old desk and make it look more contemporary. Pair colors with other items you have in your room.
Insert contemporary decorative accessories on top of the desk as a steel vase, candle holders, and other decorative items. Stainless steel and brushed steel can work with a wide range of different materials like wood and can add a modern contemporary desk touch to the traditional or the more eclectic furniture and rooms.
Place contemporary runners made of decorative silk or cloth over your desk when not in use. The runner should not be used as a blanket to cover the contents of the desk, but gently draped over the back. This will help blend with your more modern contemporary desk decor when not in use. Avoid beaded runner or printed with flowers or broad stripe pattern.