I happen to be a materials scientist, and I think that by answering this question I'm contemporaneous, if not modern.
Modern homes are made of composite materials.
Modern style coffee tables are available in a variety of materials. These materials mostly include wood, glass, plastic, metal, and fabric.
A modern material is a material is a material made on the last 50 years.
Most modern mugs are made of ceramic materials. These materials are generally very cheap, and relatively sturdy. In addition to ceramics, steel or other metals can be used.
modern day soldiers wore thin matierials
Rocks, Sticks and Mus
I think that there is a fine line between the two.Contemporary furniture is styled in a modern way with current trends. It features clean sleek shapes and strong lines and neutral colors using traditional materials. Modern furniture is also very simple but where i think they differ is the use of materials. Modern furniture departs from traditional materials and employs more experimental materials, such as molded plywood and of course plastics.
Steel and concrete
some advantages of man made materials is that they help us in our modern lifes but they can cause harm to the environment.