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Five Favorites: Knoll Classics

I can’t get enough of the Knoll Classics: Iconic lounge chairs for your modern living room, beautiful dining tables, modern outdoor furniture. Somehow, I’ve managed to choose just five favorites from among the plethora of Knoll classics. So here are my five favorites for Friday:

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Modern Office|YLiving

Tips for Staying Active at Your Desk

The word is out, a sedentary lifestyle is one of the quickest ways to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and a number of other health relation issues. Yuck! Sitting all day is bad for your health and just plain boring too. But how do you combat the sitting blues when your butt is stuck in a chair desk side for 8 hours a day? Here’s a little inspiration to help you get active at your desk: 

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How to Add a Modern Kitchen to a Warehouse Loft

Giving an empty warehouse a modern makeover? Things can get a bit tricky when  adding in plumbing and outfitting everything so that it can become a livable space. Here are a few tips using cooking trolleys from Indu+ to create a modern kitchen without limitations: 

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Modern Outdoor Furniture|YLiving

Introducing: Skargaarden

The Scandinavian designs of Skargaarden have us going a little stir crazy for summer. These modern outdoor furniture designs are crafted from teak, king of the woods when it comes to furniture making for the outdoors. While it was hard to pick my favorites, here are some noteworthy pieces from the brand:

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Transforming Your Home in 2016

When a new year begins, it’s always a good idea to refresh your space. An inspiring home can positively impact your mood and bring new life and energy to the places you spend most of your time. By buying a new piece or two, you can make a huge difference in how your space feels. Take a look at 5 pieces that you can purchase to help transform your modern home in 2016:

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Modern Favorites|YLiving

Modern Favorites: Workspace + Kids

Well, it’s the end of the week. So to help send you off into the weekend, here are some workspaces that I’m just drooling over and few fun DIY crafts that you can totally do with your kids (or just for you)! Oh, and I guess I should mention we’re having a giveaway too… 

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Gender-Neutral Modern Nursery|YLiving

How to Create a Gender-Neutral Modern Nursery

A growing trend this season is the gender-neutral modern nursery. If you’re ready to ditch the pink and blue for a nursery, we’ve got some ideas for creating a gender-neutral modern nursery. A palette of neutral colors of white and cream, grey and stone, with pops of yellow and green are key to creating the perfect unisex space.

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How to Organize Your Kids’ Stuff

I love my girls, I really do, but how do they accumulate so much stuff? If you’re up to your eyeballs in the total house explosion that is your kids’ toys, books, and clothes; here’s a little helpful how-to full of modern storage and ideas for organizing your kid’s stuff: 

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Modern House Tour|YLiving

House Tour: Luxurious Loft

Come with me on a modern house tour as we step foot into a Luxurious Loft, where a monochromatic color palette of black and white is warmed by crumbling brick and muted purple accents. Modern furniture is offset by quirky pieces for a blend of eclectic design that is perfect for a loft setting. 

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Modern Icons|YLiving

Iconic Designs for the Modern Kid

Kid furniture has been taken to a whole new level. Your modern kid will love these pint-sized versions of iconic designs from Knoll, Vitra, Kartell, and more. Here are our favorite modern icons just for kids: 

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A Game Plan for the Perfect Super Bowl Party

Huddle up folks! It’s almost time for the Super Bowl, and whether you’re counting the days to see your team win it all, or you’re just in it for the commercials, it’s always a fun time. Luckily, if you’re hosting a Super Bowl party, it doesn’t require hard work and skill to make it a success, unlike our players on the field. Thanks to these play-by-plays from our friends at BDI, some smart planning and simple strategies can help you have a touchdown of a  party on your hands. 

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House Tour: The Coach House

Designer Stephane Chamard occupied The Old Coach House with his husband for only a short while, but the remodel he completed turns this old gem into a modern show stopper. Full of white walls and bright pops of orange and red, come take a modern house tour of The Coach House, Designed by Stephane Chamard with photography by Lisa Petrole:

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