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George Yabu & Glenn Pushelberg

Yabu Pushelberg is an international interior design firm, with studios in Toronto and SoHo, New York, founded in 1980 by Glenn Pushelberg and George Yabu. Seven teams of design and project management personnel specialize in interior and furniture design for the hospitality and retail industries. The firm also does residential projects.

Yabu Pushelberg has designed the interiors for the Four Seasons in Toronto and Tokyo; the W Hotel, Times Square, New York; the St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco and Bal Harbour; the Viceroy Maldives Resort; the Edition Hotels & Las Alcobas, Mexico City.

Retail projects include Bergdorf Goodman, New York; Barneys New York; Louis Vuitton, Hong Kong; Lane Crawford Home, Hong Kong; Printemps, Paris; and Tiffany & Co. Ltd, Wall Street, New York.

In 2010, Yabu Pushelberg opened an office in Guangzhou, China.

Yabu Pushelberg also designs furniture for companies such as the Toronto and New York retailer Avenue Road Furniture.

They focus on the use of contemporary art in their projects, commissioning artists to create large-scale installations, including Toronto's Dennis Lin and Montrealer Pascale Girardin.

Yabu Pushelberg supports charities including New York’s Hetrick Martin Foundation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth and have organized a major fundraiser for Toronto’s Casey House Foundation.

In 2003, George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg received honorary doctorates from Ryerson University. They also established a major endowed scholarship at the university for a fourth-year student whose projects demonstrate innovative critical thinking and creative problem solving skills.


photo © Richard Powers
Yabu Pushelberg is an international interior design firm, with studios in Toronto and SoHo, New York, founded in 1980 by Glenn Pushelberg & George Yabu. George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg received the Order of Canada for their contributions to design excellence internationally, in December, 2013. They were named by Town & Country magazine as two of the 101 People You Must Meet in 2011 and by Condé Nast Traveler magazine as the “Hot Interior Design Firm” of 2011.


photo © Richard Powers






photo © Richard Powers


photo © Richard Powers


photo © Richard Powers


photo © Richard Powers


photo © Richard Powers


photo © Richard Powers


photo © Richard Powers


photo © Richard Powers


photo © Richard Powers

They were named by Town & Country magazine as two of the “101 People You Must Meet in 2011” and by Condé Nast Traveler magazine as the “Hot Interior Design Firm” of 2011, Platinum Circle Award, for their exceptional achievement in the hospitality industry, as well as the James Beard Foundation award for Excellence in Restaurant Design. In 2001, George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg were together named Designer of the Year by Contract Magazine, and in 2002 were inducted into the Interior Design Magazine Hall of Fame.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yabu_Pushelberg

Further Readings:

Interior Design 2012 January - All The Right Movies: It used to be Bogart and Sinatra-now it's George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg at Ian Schrager's Public Chicago. Paperback – January 1, 2012
by Interior Design
Paperback
Language: English
ASIN: B008NCUGT2
Amazon: Interior Design 2012 January - All The Right Movies: It used to be Bogart and Sinatra-now it's George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg at Ian Schrager's Public Chicago

Centerfold A Mojave Mirage Crosslines A Sea Change Designwire Contain Yourselves Forever Yoors A Family Affair Intervention Doing What Comes Naturally Market To Dye For Splashing Out Retro Rewind The Bicycle, Recycled Winter Garden Wright Makes Right Matters of Design The Word on the Street Giants 2012 Top 100 Giants Hospitality Design Long Live the Pink Palace Cosmopolitan Cocktail Kitchen & Bath Special The Hills Are Alive Once Upon a Tile In Good Taste

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