Your life.
Your design.

Helping people bring great design into the spaces they live, work and play.

Helping people bring great design into the spaces they live, work and play.

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.

YLighting, our flagship brand that launched in 2001, is the leading modern lighting retailer in the US and offers more than 10,000 designs from top international brands. We launched YLiving in 2008 to provide our customers access to exceptional modern furniture and accessories. In 2014, we expanded into the decorative plumbing category with the launch of YBath.

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.

Our Brands

ylighting
Founded in 2001, YLighting is the leading retailer dedicated to the best in modern and contemporary lighting. We offer design driven consumers and trade professionals a premier selection of more than 10,000 products from top international brands, such as Artemide, FLOS, Nelson Bubble Lamps, and Louis Poulsen. Our curated collection ranges from iconic mid-century modern works to today’s most innovative, contemporary lighting. Our difference is our commitment to an incomparable customer experience including an extensive assortment of the best in modern and contemporary lighting, expert advice and service, inspiration, site design and support throughout our customers’ projects.
yliving
Launched in 2008, YLiving offers design-driven consumers and trade professionals the best in modern furniture and accessories. We carry thousands of exceptional products from renowned brands, including Herman Miller, Knoll, and Kartell, as well as from up-and-coming companies. Our curated collection ranges from midcentury-modern classics to today’s most cutting-edge, contemporary furnishings. Our difference is our commitment to an incomparable customer experience including an extensive assortment of the best in modern and contemporary lighting, expert advice and service, inspiration, site design and support throughout our customers’ projects.
ybath
Launched in the spring of 2014, YBath is a leading retail destination for modern bathroom design. We offer a curated collection of thousands of contemporary faucets, sinks, bathtubs, vanities, medicine cabinets, shower systems, and more. YBath features the best modern designers and brands, such as Axor, Hansgrohe, Aquamass, Toto, Graff, Neptune, ArtCeram, and Ambiance Bain. We are committed to an incomparable customer experience, including an extensive assortment of the best in modern and contemporary bathroom fittings, expert advice and service, and support throughout your project.
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Meet the Team

Sean Callahan

Chief Executive Officer

Sean Callahan joined the company as CEO in September 2008. Prior to YDesign Group, Sean was an Executive in Residence at the private equity firm Alpine Investors and led the operational diligence on the YLighting investment. Previous to this he was based in London as the Senior Vice President and GM of EMEA for Business Engine, an enterprise software company backed by Morgan Stanley, Oak Investment Partners, and Technology Crossover Ventures. Business Engine was acquired in early 2007 by Planview, following a successful turnaround. Previous experiences include Director level roles in product management, product marketing and business development at Oracle and NONSTOP Solutions (now part of Manhattan Associates).

Sean holds a BS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business and Masters of Engineering from Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering. He lives with his wife and three children in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Brand Partners + Product Designers

YDesign Group is committed to bringing customers the best in modern and contemporary design. Our seasoned merchandising team searches worldwide for products and partners who share this commitment to great design and an incomparable customer experience. Our merchants emphasize accurately representing and communicating our partners’ brand story. Each brand and product page is overseen by a dedicated merchandiser.  In addition, YDesign Group’s sales team averages more than 15 years of retail and commercial furnishings experience. Finally, we have the best marketing team in the space to make sure we reach the design community to introduce them to our product partners in a compelling way.

If you are interested in partnering with YDesign Group, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Lightingproducts@ylighting.com

Home furnishings: products@yliving.com

Trade Program

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Our Trade Program offers exclusive benefits and support for design professionals. Once you are registered, you are automatically enrolled to receive Trade Program benefits on both YLighting, YLiving, and YBath.

Our Trade Program benefits and resources include:

  • Trade discount pricing
  • Project and account management support
  • Complimentary quotes and design consultation
  • Dedicated technical and customer service support
  • Trade newsletters with exclusive previews to sales and new products
  • Free swatches, delivered directly to you or your clients
  • Customized specifications sheets

Partnerships

YDesign Group continuously looks for ways to raise awareness of great design and contribute to the design community.  When we get the chance to work with like-minded people, we jump at the opportunity. On occasion, we expand our horizons to work with individuals and organizations supporting causes in-line with our corporate values and that share our passion to make the world a better place.

If you have a passion for modern design and are exploring new and exciting ways to put people in touch with the best modern design has to offer, we would like to hear from you.  Please reach out to us at marketing@ylighting.com.

Featured Partner: bluGloss

bluGloss answers the need to help navigate what can be the complex and confusing world of home decorating. bluGloss paves the home decorating roads to ensure you won’t take an ill-advised detour. Through a robust set of tools and a website full of rich imagery spanning all styles, users are empowered to explore and identify the decor that best meets their needs and desires.

By partnering with the YDesign suite of stores, bluGloss is exposing the modern design aesthetic to a new segment and providing the design community with the tools to make any design project a success.