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Rachel Kemp

Rachel Kemp

Rachel is one of the Merchandise Managers for YLiving with a long career in merchandising and is thrilled to finally be working through a channel that supports her passion for modern design. As a mother of two toddlers, she is practical, design driven in her decisions with furnishing her home and tempted daily with the endless options of home upgrades.

Modern Dining: The Art Of The Meal

For iconic designer Ray Eames, the dinner table was more than just a place to dine. As an artist, the dining room table was Ray’s canvas, or rather her tableau. You too can become a masterful host like Ray Eames with these tips to create your own visually pleasing and surprisingly simple table settings a la Ray Eames herself.

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Knoll |YLiving

Design Icons: Knoll Marble Classics

Marble is a luxurious material; its cool, smooth surface carries a unique beauty that has a voice of its own, and Knoll knows a thing or two about working with this highly sought after stone. For over 50 years, Knoll has been working alongside master craftsmen to create breathtaking and timeless pieces topped with marble. From the quarry to you, this is the story of Knoll Marble Classics and five of our favorites.

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Brand Spotlight: Gus*

The Canadian brand Gus* offers simple, modern furniture solutions, ideal for creating a modern lounge area for large gatherings or just a night-in in front of the TV. Here are a few of our favorite Gus* pieces for creating the ultimate lounge area:

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Modern Workspace |YLiving

Round-up of Ergonomic Office Chairs

It’s no news that a desk job can be damaging to your health. The technology we work with, like an office computer, dictates our posture; which tends to be corrosive to our health. The wrong chair can lead to poor posture, back problems, and other health issues. It’s time to take charge of your office health:

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Modern Workspace |YLiving

Five Favorites: Steelcase Office Chairs + Giveaway

Thanks to Steelcase, we are happy to bring you a giveaway. One lucky winner will be receiving a Redesigned Think Chair with Standard Upholstery. Click here to enter the giveaway. You have until July 31, 2016 to enter.

Having the right office chair for your desk is a key component to creating a productive modern workspace. We can’t help but acknowledge that Steelcase has been re-imagining and reinventing office furniture since 1912. Here are five of our favorite Steelcase desk chairs:

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Copeland Furniture: Proudly Made in America

Working at Copeland Furniture is more than just a job for the group that has dedicated their talents to producing heirloom quality furniture. The team shares insight as to what Made in America means to them as dedicated workers who take pride not only in woodworking, but in the resurgence of domestic manufacturing with a unique blend of old world techniques and modern technology.

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Five Favorites – Modernica

Established during the first wave of the North American Modernism movement, Modernica paved the way for this era with their 1945 Case Study Program. Today, the Los Angeles based company continues to create beautiful modern pieces that preserves the legacy of the founding pillars of modern design. Here are five of our favorite pieces of modern furniture from Modernica:

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