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George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg are the principals of renowned design firm Yabu Pushelberg. Rooted in the principles of edited luxury, the firm’s approach crafts uniquely layered, thoughtful spaces that are devoid of extraneous details. For the last 30 years, the duo — who met while attending college in Toronto, Ontario — has created distinctive environments for a host of high-profile hospitality, retail and residential clients around the globe, including Ian Schrager, Daniel Boulud, Jean-Georges Von Richten, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Park Hyatt International, Barneys, Tiffany & Co. and Lane Crawford. Yabu Pushelberg is recognized as an innovator in the hospitality and retail design industries, earning accolades such as the Hospitality Design Platinum Circle Award and the James Beard Foundation Award for excellence in restaurant design. In 2013, both Yabu and Pushelberg were appointed as Officers for the Order of Canada for their contributions to design excellence internationally, notably by bringing their creative outlook to public spaces and for promoting the Canadian design industry.

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Patrick Schols “Mirage” Dresser

By Patrick Schols
Patrick Schols “Mirage” Dresser
Patrick Schols
Paint, Wood
A “Mirage” dresser in a beautiful elliptical shape by Dutch furniture maker Patrick Schols. Supported by a single fluted leg and secured to wall. Features two cabinets and two drawers w...
Ico Parisi Style Sofa, circa 1950

Ico Parisi Style Sofa, circa 1950
Hardwood, Upholstery
Curved Italian sofa. Has been re upholstered in blue velvet. Varese fabric, 100% cotton velvet. Designer's Guild. Fabric ref. Designer's Guild. F1190/14 Varese. Colour. Delft.  ...
"The Concealed Bedroom" Easy Chair with Teak Frame and Angled Back

By Helge Vestergaard-Jensen
"The Concealed Bedroom" Easy Chair with Teak Frame...
Helge Vestergaard-Jensen
Nylon, Teak
"The Concealed Bedroom" easy chair with teak frame and angled back. Seat and back with nylon cords. Designed 1955. Model presented at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Exhibition at...
Twins Entwined

Ron Baxter Smith

Twins Entwined
Ron Baxter Smith
Photographic Paper
Ron Baxter Smith, "Twins Entwined, 1991". Archival Pigment Print, 44 x 60 Edition of 7 with 3 A/P. Signed, Dated and Numbered on the Reverse. Unframed. Ron Baxter Smith’s photogr...
Rare Hand-Painted 'Akari' Floor Lamp by Isamu Noguchi, circa 1951
Rare Hand-Painted 'Akari' Floor Lamp by Isamu Nogu...
Isamu Noguchi
Very rare old-stock (never been used) 'Akari' floor lamp or light sculpture with hand-painted washi paper shade by Isamu Noguchi. This is an early Akari piece from circa 1951. Comprised...
Japanese Late 19th Century Four-Panel Screen of a Samurai Figure on Horseback
Japanese Late 19th Century Four-Panel Screen of a ...
Paper, Wood
A highly unique antique Japanese four-panel screen, produced circa 1880s, in painted paper, decorated with a samurai figure on horseback, inset within a wooden frame; the image portraye...
Castiglione Sella Stool

Castiglione Sella Stool
Iron, Steel
Stool made from a black bicycle seat w/a lacquered steel column & cast iron base
Low Bedroom Chair by Joaquim Tenreiro, Brazil, cir...
Joaquim Tenreiro
Low Bedroom Chair in jacaranda with woven cane seat and back. Designed by Joaquim Tenreiro, Brazil, circa 1960 for a private home. (seat height: 14")
Ricardo Fasanello Anel Chairs

By Ricardo Fasanello
Ricardo Fasanello Anel Chairs
Ricardo Fasanello
Fiberglass, Steel, Suede
Ricardo Fasanello pair of Anel chairs: Enameled steel, suede, fiberglass. This early variation of the Anel chair features an exposed fiberglass frame instead of the more common frame co...
Edward Wormley Flame Mahogany and Glass Coffee Table for Dunbar

By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Edward Wormley Flame Mahogany and Glass Coffee Tab...
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Glass, Mahogany
Shallow mahogany cylinders provide the base and cap to a central octagonal body of flame mahogany. New glass top is forty-two inches in diameter and five-eighths of an inch thick, per o...
Set of Eight Italian Dining Chairs by Ico Parisi

By Ico Parisi
Set of Eight Italian Dining Chairs by Ico Parisi
Ico Parisi
Set of eight Italian dining chairs by Ico Parisi, circa late 1940's. New upholstery. Completely refinished and restored.
Harvey Probber Curved Sofa

By Harvey Probber
Harvey Probber Curved Sofa
Harvey Probber
Upholstery
Probber for Probber Inc. curved sofa with recessed mahogany legs, fully reupholstered sofa with great plains boucle fabric and down pillows. [Label Probber on deck].
Spectacular Table Lamp by Leucos

By Leucos
Spectacular Table Lamp by Leucos
Leucos
Aluminum, Murano Glass
A spectacular table lamp by Leucos, with a massive Murano glass diffuser. Original label.
1970s Casella Pair of Brass Torchere Floor Lamps

By Casella Lighting
1970s Casella Pair of Brass Torchere Floor Lamps
Casella Lighting
Brass
73" fabulous pair of brass 1970s Torchere floor lamps by Casella Lighting. Slender and very heavy.
Black Metal / Brass Modern Pendant
Black Metal / Brass Modern Pendant
Perforated black metal shades, with brass detail. Illuminates from the top and bottom. Fixed black metal rod with original canopy.
Natural History Part II: Ficus Carica
Natural History Part II: Ficus Carica
Cy Twombly
Lithograph
Printer: Matthieu Studio, Zurich-Deilsdorf, Germany Publisher: Propylaen Verlag, Berlin, Germany Edition size: 98, plus proofs Catalogue raisonné: Bastian 59 Initialed and numbered...
Robert Sonneman 1980s "Art Tech" Pendant

By Robert Sonneman
Robert Sonneman 1980s "Art Tech" Pendant
Robert Sonneman
Steel, Glass
A New York 1980s "Art-tech" ceiling light by famed lighting designer, Robert Sonneman. Original label. Rewired. Bio: Robert launched his own lighting company under the Sonneman bra...
Kilim with Diamond Motifs

Kilim with Diamond Motifs
Wool, Goat Hair
A beautiful old tribal floor cover from Southeastern Turkey, woven with goat hair and wool in natural tones and decorated with rows of "jijim" brocading in unusual colors. A unique and ...
Primitive Goat Hair Kilim

Primitive Goat Hair Kilim
Goat Hair
A old tribal flat-weave from Southeastern Turkey, woven with dark brown goat hair, in two panels of unequal width, decorated with a scattering of motifs in "jijim" brocading. Simple, pr...
Floating Lounge Chair

Floating Lounge Chair
Steelcase, William Andrus
Lucite, Fiberglass, Mohair
Fiberglass case lounge with Lucite base. This appears to float in a room. Fully restored. New black mohair upholstery. Produced by Steelcase, circa 1960s. Matching sofa available.
Floating Sofa Produced by Steelcase, circa 1960s

By Steelcase, William Andrus
Floating Sofa Produced by Steelcase, circa 1960s
Steelcase, William Andrus
Lucite, Fiberglass, Mohair
Fiberglass case sofa with Lucite base. This appears to float in a room. Fully restored. New black mohair upholstery. Produced by Steelcase, circa 1960s. Matching lounge chair availab...
Japanese 18th Century Chest

Japanese 18th Century Chest
Iron, Wood
Japanese 18th century chest with beautiful original iron hardware. Two doors open revealing five interior drawers. Interior drawers are in excellent condition. Cabinet shows wear but is...
Pair 18th Century Tall Korean Chests on Iron Bases...
Metal, Wood
Pair of 18th Century Korean Chests. Intricate metal cutout work decorates the pieces. Some metal repairs have been made is the distant past. Top front panel drops down for storage. ...
Rustic Modern Large-Scale Console
Rustic Modern Large-Scale Console
Stone, Wood
19th century 16 foot Panalera (sugar mold) atop three 18th century Spanish Colonial stone bases. Wooden top is 5 inches thick. Elements are all original from the highlands of Guatemala....
Custom Walnut Wood Table with Wishbone Stretcher b...
Walnut
Custom walnut wine tasting table with narrow profile wishbone trestle base. Beautiful patina, breadboards on each end. Delicate and beautiful. As show in medium-dark walnut. Can be made...
Antique 1940s Painted Dark Swedish Bench
Antique 1940s Painted Dark Swedish Bench
Pine
Painted bench with interesting cut out back. Simple and elegant. Newly repainted in a very dark green/black color.
Bodil Kjaer Rosewood Writing Desk
Bodil Kjaer Rosewood Writing Desk
Bodil Kjaer
Steel, Rosewood
Bodil Kjaer Rosewood Writing Desk w/Chromium Plated Steel Frame
Marta Maas-Fjetterström Älgö Pile Carpet MMF 1933

By Märta Måås-Fjetterström
Marta Maas-Fjetterström Älgö Pile Carpet MMF 19...
Märta Måås-Fjetterström
Wool
Marta Maas-Fjetterström. Älgö pile carpet 203 cm x 310 cm MMF. Sweden, 1933. Hand-woven wool. Measures: 80 W x 122 L inches. Woven signature "MMF."
Set of Four PK-9 Dining Chairs by Poul Kjærholm

By Poul Kjaerholm, Ejvind Kold Christensen
Set of Four PK-9 Dining Chairs by Poul Kjærholm
Poul Kjaerholm, Ejvind Kold Christensen
Leather, Steel
Designed in 1960 and considered one of Kjærholm's masterpieces, the leather seat and back of this chair sit on three beautifully curved steel legs in a way so as to appear to be floatin...
Apple Vase by Ingeborg Lundin for Orrefors

By Ingeborg Lundin
Apple Vase by Ingeborg Lundin for Orrefors
Ingeborg Lundin
Beautiful grey "Apple" vase designed by Ingeborg Lundin and executed by Orrefors, Sweden. Artist signed and dated 1959 Orrefors expo. Iconic Swedish design in perfect condition.
Mid-Century Modern Bench Attributed to Harry Berto...
Harry Bertoia, Knoll International
Metal, Wood
Beautiful bench, beechwood and metal frame, attributed to Harry Bertoia, was bought in the 1980s Good vintage condition, the beechwood dark stained, only minor wear consistent with ag...
Aluminum and Glass Rectangular Cocktail Table, Paul Mayen, Habitat, 1970s
Aluminum and Glass Rectangular Cocktail Table, Pau...
Paul Mayen
Aluminum, Glass
This rectangular cocktail table was designed and created by Paul Mayen for Habitat in the 1970s. It is fabricated out of cast-aluminum and has a clear glass top. Paul Mayen was a fou...
Polished Steel Cantilever Coffee Table
Polished Steel Cantilever Coffee Table
Brueton, J. Wade Beam
Glass, Steel
Unique and sculptural cantilevered coffee table in the style of J Wade Beam for Brueton. 3/4" thick L-shaped glass is suspended within two polished steel supports. A 12" diameter steel ...
Pierre Paulin Ribbon Chairs Upholstered with Jack Lenor Larsen Fabric

By Pierre Paulin
Pierre Paulin Ribbon Chairs Upholstered with Jack ...
Pierre Paulin
Price reduced from $24,000 Most unbelievable and unique pair of original Pierre Paulin Ribbon chairs. Original fabric by Jack Lenor Larsen on white lacquered wood base. Model 582, d...
Catifa 60 Chair by Lievore, Altherr and Molina

By Alfred Altherr
Catifa 60 Chair by Lievore, Altherr and Molina
Alfred Altherr
Metal, Upholstery
Smooth style swivel chair by Lievore, Altherr and Molina.
Karuselli Lounge Chair by Yrjö Kukkapuro for Haimi of Finland

By Yrjö Kukkapuro
Karuselli Lounge Chair by Yrjö Kukkapuro for Haim...
Yrjö Kukkapuro
Beautiful all original Karuselli lounge and ottoman in great condition. Very little wear.
Nara Square Table by Shiro Kuramata

By Shiro Kuramata
Nara Square Table by Shiro Kuramata
Shiro Kuramata
Terrazzo
Nara aquare table (1983). Shiro Kuramata (Japan) / Memphis Milano. Square end or coffee table in metal and colored-glass-infused "Star Piece" terrazzo. Dimensions: W 23.75" x D 23.75" ...
Carl Auböck Corkscrew and Straws Holder

By Carl Auböck
Carl Auböck Corkscrew and Straws Holder
Carl Auböck
Brass, Walnut
Corkscrew and straws holder by the Auböck Werkstätte dating back to the 1950s. Made of walnut wood and the corkscrew in polished brass. The latter bears the Auböck stamp engraved; the o...