(something) is the epitome of (something)

The "epitome of" something is the best possible example of that quality. So, for example, you can say this about some furniture that is very well-designed and modern-looking:

It's the epitome of elegant, modern design.

"Epitome" is an academic-sounding word. Most English speakers don't learn this word until high school or college.

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