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How Florence Knoll Revolutionized How People Work

Post-World War II brought on massive change for the U.S., especially when it came to design. With the economy booming, America began to take on a new shape within the home and the office. The latter was due largely to the contributions of one woman. Opulent offices became a thing of the past after Florence Knoll stepped in to change the modern workspace.

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Stand Up for Healthy Working

Can’t stand to sit too long? Common sense, scientific studies (and your sore bottom) have made it crystal clear: Sitting all day is really, really bad for you.

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I Want to Work There: 10 Amazing Office Spaces

Gone are the days of boring office spaces, where bland color schemes reigned supreme and segregating grey cubicles stretched as far as the eye could see. Harsh artificial lighting, worn out, shapeless office chairs and clunky dining chairs in the gloomy breakroom are out. Well, perhaps they’re not gone entirely. But many modern companies have started to recognize the importance of up-to-date and improved office spaces. 

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Accessories For an Organized + Well Dressed Desk

Having an organized desk is one thing, but having a desk that’s organized and well dressed is another. Creating the perfect balance of practical and modern boils down to having the right desk accessories. Get an organized and well-dressed desk at the home or office with these top desk accessories. 

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Health Benefits of Active Modern Office Furniture

Research shows that sitting for long periods of time can be detrimental to our health and wellbeing. Thus, the standing while working trend has been on the up and up over the last few years, but even standing for long periods of time can be damaging. The solution? Creating a working environment at home or at the office with modern active office furniture that promotes activity and a liveliness while working.

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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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These Desks Were Made for Workin’

We all spend a good portion of our time behind a desk and while it can be tedious, it doesn’t have to be completely miserable. Start your design with a great modern desk as the foundation for your office and build it up from there. Take a look at five of our favorites that will take your modern office to the next level.

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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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Trending: Concrete Designs by Urbia

Simple, yet classic, we’re seeing cool concrete furniture pop into modern workspaces and homes, both indoors and out. Most associate driveways and sidewalks with concrete, but the new to YLiving brand Urbia gives us a look into spring’s hot furniture trend: bringing concrete pieces into our living spaces. We’ll give you an inside look of the Urbia concrete products to help you create this cool modern look in your home.

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