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 a family of online-led retailers offering the best in modern and contemporary lighting, fans, furniture and furnishings to design-driven consumers and trade professionals.

Our flagship brand YLighting launched in 2001 and is the foremost modern lighting retailer in the US. Our selection is expansive, but curated to offer the best in the industry, from top international brands, to emerging studios to iconic names in design. In 2016, YDesign Group acquired Lumens, a leading multi-channel retail brand in lighting, modern furniture and furnishings. Together, the YDesign Group retail brands bring an unparalleled selection of modern design for retail consumers and trade professionals.

At YDesign Group, we inspire our customer to confidently fulfill their interior design vision by providing them a premier experience in selection, advice, inspiration, website experience and services that no competitor can match.

Our Brands

ylightingFounded 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 15,000 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 and support throughout our customers’ projects.
LumensLumens was founded in 2004 with a goal in mind: to be the best place to shop for lighting, fans, modern furniture and accessories for people who love modern design. Cofounded by Ken Plumlee and Peter Weight, Lumens team is comprised of lighting and design enthusiasts servicing residential, trade professional, retail showroom, and commercial customers. Its team of product specialists is certified by the American Lighting Association. YDesign Group acquired Lumens in July, 2016.

Meet the Team

Laura Walsh

Chief Executive Officer

Laura Walsh was named CEO of YDesign Group in September 2020. She first joined the company in early 2020 as Chief Revenue Officer to lead sales, marketing, and merchandising. Prior to YDG, Laura was the Chief Operating Officer at Ingenio, the leading online marketplace for advice, where she led the team to deliver double-digit growth in a historically flat business. In her early career, Laura held roles in strategy and corporate development at Beam Suntory and was a management consultant at Stroud international.

Laura holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA in Economics from Cornell University. She lives in the East Bay with her husband and two children, and enjoys hiking, cooking, and playing golf with her family.