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Lisa Li

Lisa Li

Lisa is one of the Merchandise Managers for YLiving with a long merchandising career in both fashion and home. As native of New York City, Lisa is still getting acquainted with the gleaming California sunshine. She is also on the volunteer board for a handful of non profits committed to creating social equity and sustainability in businesses around the world.

YintheWild | YLiving

Eames Chairs for Every Room

Charles and Ray Eames were pioneers for modern design. We can’t get enough of this dynamic designing couple’s iconic lounge and side chairs. Sifting through our #YintheWild feed, it’s plain to see that there’s Eames chairs for every room.

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Italian Designs |YLiving

Spotlight: Modern Italian Brands

August is the time when Italy slows down and takes a much needed break and that means European manufacturer summer closures. If you haven’t felt the urgency to place your order for Italian designs yet, maybe you will after taking a look at some of our favorite Italian brands.

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Modern Furniture |YLiving

Introduction: Ercol, Furniture in the Making

Ercol is one of Britain’s most well-known and loved furniture brands. Established by Lucian Ercolani in 1920, the Italian turned English left his mark on the world of furniture. Today, the company remains true to its family’s roots and original Windsor inspired designs.  

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Outdoor Spaces |YLiving

Outdoor Spaces: Backyard Entertaining

If you’re planning on entertaining in your backyard this coming summer, you’ll need to make sure that your outdoor spaces are up and ready to go. Here’s what you need to create an outdoor space that’s ripe for backyard entertaining:

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Metal Outdoor Furniture |YLiving

Outdoor Material Trend: Metal

Metal outdoor furniture is chic, yet durable. It can be sleek or done up in bright colors. This outdoor material trend is perfect for summer. Here are some of our favorite metal outdoor furniture pieces:

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Modern Teak Furniture |YLiving

Outdoor Trend: Modern Teak Furniture

Modern teak furniture is a popular outdoor trend. Not only does teak wood look beautiful, but it’s naturally resilient. Since it won’t rot or mold it’s an ideal choice for outdoor furniture. Once treated, modern teak furniture can be left out in the elements year-round, so maintenance is minimal and easy. Tables, chairs, and loungers, here are our favorite teak pieces of this modern outdoor trend:

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Brand Spotlight: Fermob

A classic look never gets old. The good folks at Fermob have been incorporating the finest looks of French modernism into their versatile and understated modern outdoor furniture, and every piece is made to ensure the best quality products. Here are a couple of my favorite looks from their signature line of classics:

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Herman Miller |YLiving

Modern Woods: A Herman Miller Story

It’s been 25 years since Herman Miller ceased using Brazilian rosewood in their furniture designs, as irresponsible over harvesting of the wood became very apparent to the sustainably conscientious company. Since then, an alternative has been found, reviving the authentic 1956 rosewood aesthetic.

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Modern Furniture |YLiving

First Look: The Unexpected Welcome by Moooi

We’re sharing a look at Moooi’s Unexpected Welcome installation during this year’s Milan design week. The installation is full of modern furniture designs that could be considered over-the-top if they were being released by any other brand. But from Moooi, they’re right on point. 

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