January 1, 2016

George Yabu, IIDA

George Yabu, courtesy of Yabu Pushelberg.

Firm : Yabu Pushelberg.

Location : Toronto, Canada and New York, NY.

Honors : Interior Design Best of Year Awards; IIDA Star Award; James Beard Foundation Award; Order of Canada.

Bio : George Yabu oversees the creation and development of all design components for all projects in the studio. He provides conceptual leadership, as well as, reviewing and refining details of each project with the design teams.

Raised in Toronto, Canada, Yabu received his Bachelor of Applied Arts (Interior Design) from Ryerson Polytechnic Institute. Professional Accreditation includes the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

Completed Projects :

Yabu Pushelberg to Receive IIDA Star Award

2014 BOY Winner: Food Retail

2013 BOY Winner: Luxury Retail

2013 BOY Winner: Foreign Hotel (Yabu Pushelberg)

Fantasy for Sale: Yabu Pushelberg Revamps Printemps de la Mode

The Pump Room Gang: Yabu Pushelberg Renovates the Public Chicago’s Iconic Restaurant

Standing Out From the Crowd: Yabu Pushelberg’s Thai Approach at Siwilai

In the News :

Accolades for the Pump Room – Will it Ever Get Old?

George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg: 2002 Hall of Fame Inductees

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