George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg of international design firm Yabu Pushelberg have been creating distinctive signature environments for high-profile clientele and luxury retail, hospitality, residential and restaurant brands around the world, for over thirty three years.
With studios in New York and Toronto, Yabu Pushelberg is comprised of highly experienced interiors designers, industrial designers and project managers that specialize in innovative luxury design. With current projects in over fifteen countries, Yabu Pushelberg has worked with some of the world’s leading innovators and brands including Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Thompson Hotels, Park Hyatt International, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, St. Regis Hotels, Ian Schrager, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Daniel Boulud, Louis Vuitton, Le Printemps Department Store in Paris, Barney’s New York, Tiffany’s, Bergdorf Goodman, Carolina Herrera, David Yurman, Kate Spade and Lane Crawford.
Known for their thoughtful and “anything is possible” approach to design, their passion for experimenting with new materials and forging relationships with independent artisans helps Yabu Pushelberg to defy conventional aesthetics and transcend design trends. Yabu Pushelberg has been honored with being named by Town & Country magazine as two of the “101 People You Must Meet in 2011” and by Conde 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.
George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg were named Designer of the Year by Contract magazine, and have been inducted into the Interior Design magazine Hall of Fame. They more recently won Interior Design’s, “Best of Year” award and the World Architecture News, “Best Restaurant” award for their work on Ian Schrager’s PUBLIC Hotel and The Pump Room in Chicago.
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