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neo- +‎ modern


neomodern (comparative more neomodern, superlative most neomodern)

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  1. (art, architecture) Of or pertaining to a "new simplicity" in reaction to the complexity of postmodern architecture and eclecticism.
    • 2009 April 12, Phil Patton, “At VW, the Italian Accent Gets Stronger”, New York Times:
      Under Hartmut Warkuss, its design director until 2003, Volkswagen styling celebrated its Teutonic origins and the spare modernist tradition expressed in Braun radios and coffee makers, reference points for the neomodern simplicity of the iPod. Freeman Thomas and J Mays, now both with Ford, worked under Mr. Warkuss.