Melanie Yates

Melanie Yates

Senior Home Decor Editor

As Senior Home Editor, Melanie has personally tested countless pillows, sheets, and comforters, and has overseen the decor vertical of TechPluz.com since joining the team in 2015. Her work can also be found on Elle Decor and House Beautiful. Outside of the home, she spends her free time catching up on her never-ending reading list, along with volunteering at the New York Public Library.

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