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“The primary condition for design is need.” – Charles Eames

For far too long, modern design has been put on a pedestal — more of a flourish or an indulgent splurge, but not a necessary part of our lives. Design Necessities seeks to make it a part of everyday living, just like the original modernists intended.


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Design Necessities wants to help people bring great design into the spaces they live, work and play. If you have a passion for modern design and are seeking new and exciting ways to connect people with the best that modern design has to offer, we encourage you to read, comment, and share.

When We Say “Call Us”, We Mean It.
We would LOVE to talk with You! Our goal is to help people bring great design into the spaces they live, work and play. From helping to find that one perfect piece of furniture that brings it all together, to designing whole-house lighting solutions, our experts are here to make it easy to realize your own design vision. So go ahead what are you waiting for; give us a ring today and get advice and planning help from an expert registered Interior Designer (ASID) at 866-349-0981.

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About YDesign Group

YDesign Group is an online-led retailer offering the best in modern and contemporary lighting, furnishings, and decorative plumbing to design driven consumers and trade professionals. Our extensive, yet carefully curated selection ranges from iconic mid-century designs to today’s most innovative products.

YLighting, our flagship brand that launched in 2001, is the leader in modern lighting sold online in the US. YLighting’s extensive selection of modern lamps, pendant lights, contemporary chandeliers, modern track lighting, table and floor lamps and ceiling fans represents the best modern designers and brands. The assortment features more than 10,000 designs from top international brands like Artemide, FLOS, Nelson Bubble Lamps, and Louis Poulsen. In 2008 we launched YLiving to provide our customers access to exceptional modern furniture and accessories. YLiving offers thousands of modern furnishings from such renowned brands as Herman Miller, Knoll, and Kartell, as well as from up-and-coming companies. In 2014, we expanded into the decorative plumbing category.

YDesign Group inspires our customers to confidently fulfill their interior design visions with us by providing them an incomparable experience: a combination of products, advice, inspiration, site design and services that no competitor can match.

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