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Simply White

2016’s color of the year is white according to Benjamin Moore — and let’s face it, it’s a classic. Get a jump on this modern color trend with our simply white modern furniture picks. Oh and don’t worry about the whole “no white after Labor Day” those rules don’t apply here. Feel free to dress up your home in white all year round. Take on 2016 in modern style with these snowy-white modern furniture pieces that are fresh and clean.

Sixties Side Chair By Frederic Sofia, from Fermob|YLiving

Sixties Side Chair from Fermob

The Sixties Side Chair by Frederic Sofia, from Fermob is a laid back and modern chair. Dipped in white, it gives off an airy appeal while the woven seat is a retro throwback that adds a relaxed vibe to this elegant trend.

Masters Chair By Philippe Starck, from Kartell|YLiving

Masters Chair from Kartell

We can’t get enough of this chair from Philippe Starck and it wears white so well. The Masters Chair from Kartell in white is a delicate touch that pairs well with light wood grains and mixes well into elegant spaces.

Eames® Lounge Chair with Ottoman, White Ash from Herman Miller|YLiving

Eames Lounge Chair with Ottoman, White Ash from Herman Miller

Kick back and put your feet up in the the Eames Lounge Chair with Ottoman by Charles + Ray Eames, from Herman Miller. This king among lounge chairs is dreamy in creamy white leather and white ash wood.

Barcelona Chair in Chrome By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, from Knoll|YLiving

Barcelona Chair in Chrome from Knoll

We can’t help but feel like the Barcelona Chair in Chrome by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, from Knoll was made to represent the color of the year. White tufted leather and chrome frame makes this sleek chair an instant modern classic. Try this chair out in a more traditional space for a modern surprise.

Florence Knoll Lounge Chair By Florence Knoll, from Knoll|YLiving

Florence Knoll Lounge Chair from Knoll

Capture this color trend with the clean crisp lines and snowy upholstery of a Florence Knoll Lounge Chair and sofa by Knoll. Soft tufted leather makes it feel like you’re sitting on a fluffed white cloud.

Eames Aluminum Group Management Chair By Charles + Ray Eames, from Herman Miller|YLiving

Eames Aluminum Group Management Chair from Herman Miller

Take charge and get to work with the simply white color of the year. Charles + Ray Eames’  Eames Aluminum Group Management Chair from Herman Miller gives the office a clean and modern look that’s all business.

Panton Chair By Verner Panton, from Vitra|YLiving

Panton Chair from Vitra

The curved lines of the Panton Chair by Vitra stand out in stark white. Swap out your dining chairs with these in your traditional dining room to bring in a bit of modern appeal.

Tulip Armless Chair with Seat Cushion By Eero Saarinen, from Knoll|YLiving

Tulip Armless Chair with Seat Cushion from Knoll

A staple of modern furniture, Eero Saarinen’s Tulip Armless Chair by Knoll looks its best in a glossy white finish. Pair with a bright colored cushion to make this neutral trend pop.

Cherner Armchair By Norman Cherner, from Cherner|YLiving

Cherner Armchair from Cherner

Milky white wood is pulled and plied to create the sweeping and curved silhouette of the Cherner Armchair by Cherner. Use at the head of your modern dining room table or slip into a corner of the room and admire it from afar.

Emu Heaven Arm Chair, Set of Two from Coalesse|YLiving

Emu Heaven Arm Chair, Set of Two from Coalesse

 Fun, playful, and absolutely chic, fill up your patio with the color of the year. Coalesse gives you a little slice of heaven in the cloud white Emu Heaven Arm Chair. These chairs come in a set of two, so you can create an instant simply white seating area with ease.

Soft Egg Chair, Set of 4 By Philippe Starck, from Driade|YLiving

Soft Egg Chair, Set of 4 from Driade

Consider revamping your breakfast nook with a set of 4 Soft Egg Chairs from Driade. The soft curves of this chair look beautiful in white and can handle the outside just as well as the in.

Petal® Collection Coffee Table By Richard Schultz, from Knoll|YLiving

Petal Collection Coffee Table  from Knoll

Richard Schultz classic Petal Collection Coffee Table was designed to reflect the delicate flowered clusters of Queen Anne’s Lace. When finished it white this table truly captures the beauty of nature in a modern and minimal manner.

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.

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