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We're building masks and you can too.

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 31 Mar 2020

Our production team putting their skills to good use building PPE face shields for medical professionals. Inspired by Inksmith's tutorial on mask building we printing and producing shields to help protect our most essential workers at this time. If you have production capabilities please take a moment to check out how to help. 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, sculpture, custom, lighting, AU, australia, toronto, canada, situation, covid 19, coronavirus, pandemic, wfh, remote, working from home, medical workers, masks

Remote with the Goat

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 20 Mar 2020

We understand that COVID-19 will require necessary changes in the near future.  Here at YGD, we are prepared with all employees working remotely to ensure uninterrupted workflow and design development for our partners.  We are offering online meetings and presentations using GoToMeeting, Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts or whatever program you require.  As we always say:  our products are custom and built to order and so is our process.  Whatever you need, we are here for you during this challenging time.  Need a virtual coffee date or dose of puppy love?  We’ve got you covered there too.  Thank you for your continued partnership and support.  We look forward to collaborating, offering design inspiration and providing uplifting conversation during this time. 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, sculpture, custom, lighting, AU, australia, situation, covid 19, coronavirus, pandemic, wfh, work from home, remote, working from home

An Update from YGD on COVID-19

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 17 Mar 2020

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, sculpture, custom, lighting, AU, australia, situation, covid 19, coronavirus, pandemic

Carey Schuster: Becoming a CE-woah! (part 1)

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 12 Mar 2020

 

Mom, Designer, CEO. She's the driving vision behind YGD US. Carey Schuster made big changes and took bigger risks to create the inspired life that she leads today. Part 1 of our 3 part series looks at Carey's past as an intern in the White House, a traveler, designer and finally her leap to a business owner. Part 2 coming soon! 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, sculpture, custom, lighting, AU, australia, ceo, mom, carey schuster, bossmom, becoming a ce-woah, designer, female founder collective

Equinox Adelaide is March 19th!

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 06 Mar 2020

Coming up on MARCH 19th be sure to catch our team at Architectural Information Services Pty Ltd Equinox event in Adelaide! We'll have lots of great stuff to show off at BOOTH #11! Grab your tickets now!

 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, sculpture, custom, lighting, AU, australia, dreams, equinox, equinox adelaide, design event, adelaide au

Custom Rod Fixture at Carlson Towers

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 06 Mar 2020

701 Carlson is an architecturally engagingly multi-tenant property west of Minneapolis. Adorned with walking trails, gardens, and a lake in the exterior it seems only right that the interior is equally defined by luxury. This custom rod piece for RSP Architects at Carlson Tower is made up of nearly 2500 powder-coated tubes. We built this bit of architectural eye candy to immediately engage workers and clients in the lobby of the building.

The rods are a high shine prismatic metallic which reflects the downlights. An initial prototype was built for this piece to confirm spacing and design specs for RSP.

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, sculpture, custom, lighting, dreams, lobby, prismatic, carlson towers, carlson, RSP architects, powder coated rods, rod fixture

Budget Friendly Catalog 2020 is here!

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 19 Feb 2020

Our newest Budget Friendly Catalog has arrived for 2020! A fresh new look means easier viewing & selection of some of our most dramatic lighting looks. 26 pages of amazing designs mean you'll never be left with bad design because of a price tag. Each piece is customizable and uses LED lighting.

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, design, budget friendly, catalog, light fixture, creative design, $10k and under

8 Jewels for your Design Valentine

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 14 Feb 2020

Get your bling on this Valentine's Day with 8 of Yellow Goat Design's most precious lighting design's. From chandeliers dripping with crystals, to modern statement pieces that require a double take, it's time to deck your design out in the finery it deserves. See all 8 below and contact us for additional info!

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, sculpture, custom, lighting, dreams, jewels, valentine, love, jewelry, valentines day

Paradisiac - A New Wicker Collection

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 24 Jan 2020

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, new, collection, dreams, winter, wicker, islands, paradisiac, bali

Eleve Ballroom at Swissotel Chicago

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 23 Jan 2020

Named as one of Crain’s Chicago Business’ Best New Event Spaces in 2019, Eleve Ballroom at the Swissotel in Chicago is a top floor event space that overlooks the Chicago riverfront. Custom designed for The Gettys Group, our Prismatic fixture runs the length of the ballroom with five separate elements in the recesses of the ceiling that complement the signature modern style of Swissotel. The downlight through the acrylic fixture adds beautiful rainbows and refraction to the dynamic space.


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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, sculpture, custom, lighting, dreams, lobby, eleve, eleve ballroom, chicago, prismatic, swissotel, the gettys group, gettys, group, the loop

Loews Miami Beach

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 21 Jan 2020

In the heart of South Beach, this destination hotel is just steps from the white sands of the ocean. Simeone Deary of Chicago recently undertook the recent 50 million dollar renovation to add signature gold and painterly strokes to elevate the beach vibe into a luxury experience. Out Tailfeathers light awaits visitors at the entry of an event space adding elevation and artistic flair to the elegance of the room.

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, gensler, ny, nyc, sculpture, custom, lighting, dreams, lobby, tailfeathers, simone deary, simeone deary, loews, loews miami beach, miami beach

Happy Holidays from YGD

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 20 Dec 2019


We are so proud to have another successful year of creating beautiful, inspiring work for your projects. Check out our project highlights for 2019 including our video project spotlights. This year we took things to a new level at our first BDNY and secured our (second!) win at NEWH Product Runway! Our CEO Carey Schuster participated in industry events including HD Elevate and was featured as “The Multitasker” in Hospitality’s Design’s Perspectives Interviews.

We introduced TWO new collections including our showstopping Ombre Experiment which showcases new techniques in digital and 3D printing. Some cosmetic changes to our website opened up a whole new way to look at YGD and featured more guides and resources to help your creative process. We were featured in a variety of publications this year and even got a shout our from the original G.O.A.T on Design Milk!

Happy Holidays from YGD! Be Bold, Be Bright!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, gensler, ny, nyc, sculpture, custom, lighting, design, experiment, winter 2019, roundups, best in design 2019, happy holidays

YGD featured in Interior Design 2019 Roundups

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 18 Dec 2019

We are pleased to have our fixtures featured in 2 of the Interior Design Magazine's "best of" 2019 roundups! First we have our 8 foot dog sculpture at The Museum of the Dog featured in the Best Museums of 2019. You can learn even more about this project in our Project Spotlight. You'll also find out Thatch Vert at the W Hotel in Bellevue, WA with HKS Architects featured in Best in Design 2019. It's been a great year! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, gensler, ny, nyc, sculpture, custom, lighting, design, experiment, interior design show, winter 2019, roundups, best in design 2019, best museums of 2019, washington, HKS architects, w hotel, bellevue

YGD's 2019 Project Roundup

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 18 Dec 2019

This year has brought us a wealth of new and innovative projects that we were able to really stretch our design legs on. From an office building and hotel in Boston to a Dog Museum in New York, your creativity inspired us to reach new levels of cool design in workplace, hospitality, retail and more. Thank you for allowing us to build these dreams. 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, american kennel club, sculpture, custom, lighting, museum of the dog, patina restaurant, dreams, the parlour, convene, 365 nicollet, one beacon, eleve, scottsdale fashion square, cambria boston, browns shoes, wells fargo tower, swissotel chicago, hotel x toronto, hoyts cinema, the jacquard marriott, sycuan, the parlour toronto, patina at customs house

365 Nicollet

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 06 Dec 2019

Located in the heart of downtown Nicollet Mall this new multi-res high rise was built to take full advantage of the views, dining, and shopping experiences Minneapolis offers. This custom piece was built to hang in the lobby of the residential tower at 365 Nicollet and is a unique sculpture that reflects the pristine and modern look of the space. Steel rods were welded together and strung with steel cable from mirror composite ceiling discs to create a geometric jumble of shapes that speaks order to chaos. 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, gensler, ny, nyc, sculpture, custom, lighting, dreams, lobby, Minneapolis, 365 nicollet, multi family, triangle, geometric

Project Spotlight: Shooting Stars at One Beacon

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 03 Dec 2019

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, gensler, custom, lighting, boston, bespoke, lobby, shooting stars, workplace, crystal light fixture, office

YGD featured in NEWH Winter Issue

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 18 Nov 2019

Big thanks to NEWH for featuring us in the Who's Who section of their Winter issue! We've had quite a year so far which has included visiting  Milan Design Week, winning BD West Fashion Runway (as well as winning "best interpretation of a theme" at Product Runway in NYC!), participating in BDNY and more! You may have also seen our favorite Design Director, Nicola Casale, participating in events in the San Francisco area. (below) We've got lots more to come including IDS Toronto in January 2020. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, ny, nyc, custom, lighting, design, NEWH, tradeshow, toronto, ombre, experiment, bdny, product runway, canada, IDS, IDS toronto, bd west, fashion runway, winter 2019

YGD featured in IDS Toronto preview

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 14 Nov 2019

We are headed to IDS Toronto in January and are pleased to be featured in their most recent show newsletter. Check out how YGD fuses experience and design to create spaces that increase the connection between indoor and out. Read the full article here. See some of our coolest retail projects here. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, ny, nyc, custom, lighting, design, tradeshow, toronto, ombre, experiment, canada, interior design show, IDS, IDS toronto

Interior Design, BDNY and more!

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 13 Nov 2019


We had an amazing time at BDNY this past week in NY. The air was electric with design innovation and we were honored to be included as part of that buzz. We also had the added bonus of getting to visit with 2 of our favorite YGD designers Dasomm Choi and Kristina Albu. It was their first time to NY and the city provided loads of inspiration for our upcoming collection. We talked all about their design experience along with CEO Carey Schuster's as well as what's coming next, all from the amazing penthouse suite of the Ludlow Hotel (stay tuned for more!) In the meantime, check out our bold little booth on Interior Design Magazine's BDNY 2019 Minute with CEO Carey Schuster above and be sure to contact us to learn more about The Ombre Experiment

**Bonus: check out our win at NEWH Product Runway 2019!

 

 

 

 

 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, ny, nyc, custom, lighting, design, tradeshow, ombre, experiment, bdny, boutique design, new york

NEWH Product Runway Win!

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 13 Nov 2019

So proud of our win for best interpretation of a theme at this year's NEWH Product Runway! We worked with Gloria Duque of Jacobs Connects and Autex to come up with a colorful and playful take on "Flamenco" one of the categories that was part of the Dancing Around the World Theme of the night. 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, ny, nyc, custom, lighting, design, tradeshow, ombre, experiment, bdny, boutique design, new york, product runway, jacobs, autex

Join Us at BDNY Nov 10th & 11th

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 07 Nov 2019

Join us on November 10th and 11th at BDNY Booth #1976 to learn all about our newest designs including The Ombre Experiment: A Lucid Dream, our Fall/Winter 2019 collection. This collection is based on dreamy transitions from the sleeping to waking state and each design is a unique look at the world between. Be sure to also check out our #maker video showing the inspiration and creation of the collection.

And don't forget to have your badge scanned for a chance to win a pile of FREE STUFF including 2 tickets to the Museum of the Dog! (We ❤️ free stuff.) 

All the important info: 
Where: Javits Center, 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001
When: November 10th & 11th, 10am-5pm
Booth #: 1976

 

 

 

 

 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, ny, nyc, custom, lighting, design, tradeshow, ombre, experiment, bdny, boutique design, new york

Carey Schuster featured in Hospitality Design!

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 04 Nov 2019

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, carey, schuster, president, ceo

Wicked Wickers

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 30 Oct 2019

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, wicked, wicker, halloween, ghost

The Ombre Experiment: A Lucid Dream Fall/Winter 2019 Collection

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 28 Oct 2019

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, screens, cirrus, 2019, new, collection, work, dreams, lucid, fall, winter, ombre, experiment

BOY Awards 2019! Vote for the Goat!

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 14 Oct 2019

We are so excited to have two of our newest designs, AZURE and our SPROUTS screen, entered into Interior Design Magazine's BEST OF YEAR competition! We love these innovative, creative pieces and hope you do too! Please take a moment to check out these contenders and then make sure TO VOTE FOR THE GOAT 2019!!

Vote for AZURE
Vote for SPROUTS

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, interior design magazine, best of year, best of year awards, BOY2019, vote

New YGD Website Drops Now

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 25 Sep 2019

We’ve got a new website and it is the perfect design-savvy home for our showstopping collections. It’s got lots to offer - improved browsing experience, a plethora of updated projects, downloads, videos and more! Check out a short video demo here or GO SEE IT FOR YOUR SELF!

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Topics: ygd, wedesigncoolstuff, yellow goat design, sculpture, custom, lighting, screens, 2019, new, dreams, design

Project Spotlight: The Parlour Toronto

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 17 Sep 2019

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, ny, sculpture, custom, lighting, dreams, the parlour, toronto, piano, parlour, music

US CEO Carey Schuster at Elevate!

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 17 Sep 2019


We're taking it to the next level this week with US CEO Carey Schuster at Hospitality Design Magazine's ELEVATE conference tomorrow! Besides soaking in all the great inspiration, Carey will be giving a brief glimpse into how we elevate our brand. Don't miss it!

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Topics: ygd, wedesigncoolstuff, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, design, hospitality design magazine, elevate2019, elevate

2 Great Cities. 1 Great Month!

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 04 Sep 2019

 

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Topics: ygd, wedesigncoolstuff, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, design, Minneapolis, Seattle, NEWH, tradeshow

Project Spotlight: Cambria Hotel Boston

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 27 Aug 2019

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, cambria, mossy, south boston, boston, rode architects, rode, 6 west broadway, bespoke

Mobile in Interior Design Magazine

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 06 Aug 2019

Check out Mobile, one of our favorite budget friendly fixtures in Interior Design Magazine. Also be sure to see the Mobile glow up in our Residence Inn Baltimore project! Remember every fixtures can be customized! 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, design, interior design magazine, mobile, budget friendly, residence inn baltimore

Project Spotlight: Baird Lobby

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 16 Jul 2019

Managing money means being flexible so it's no wonder the shape of the parallelogram was used to reflect the adaptive culture of Baird Asset Management in NYC. It’s also no surprise that Gensler NY was the design firm of choice for their tricky workplace lobby space. The unique length of the room required flexibility and a little ingenuity to create a piece that maintained Gensler's high design standards while also filling up the length of the room. Yellow Goat's custom Cirrus fixture is a key player in adapting to the demanding shape and also reflecting the client’s key request that the fixture artistically reflect the parallelogram look of Baird’s logo without being too literal. Gensler worked directly with YGD to fulfill both requests…

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, gensler, ny, nyc, custom, lighting, cirrus, dreams, baird, lobby, lobbydesign

Doodle Screen featured in Interior Design Magazine

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 22 May 2019

 

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Topics: ygd, wedesigncoolstuff, yellow goat design, sculpture, custom, lighting, screens, 2019, design, screen, interior design magazine, spring tabloid, room dividers

Midsummer Pendant in VMSD

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 19 May 2019

Check out our Midsummer Pendant in the lighting section of VMSD! Looking for more cool pendant ideas

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, design, vmsd, midsummer, midsommer, pendant

Thaw Spring/Summer 2019

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 03 May 2019

 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, screens, cirrus, thaw, spring, summer, 2019, new, collection, work

Shooting Stars in House Beautiful

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 10 Apr 2019

We're loving the look of our Shooting Stars in this wild house by Powell & Bonnell. Each room is unabashedly unique and our fixture helps keep up this trend in the dining room. Check out the full article at House Beautiful. 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, gensler, custom, lighting, design, toronto, powell & bonnell, house beautiful, shooting stars, well hued home

Project Spotlight: Patina Restaurant

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 21 Mar 2019

 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, patina restaurant, brisbane, AU, australia, patina, story bridge, customs house

It's Puppy Love...

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 14 Feb 2019

 

Project: American Kennel Club, Museum of the Dog
Designed by Gensler NYC 
Fabricated by Yellow Goat Design

Anything is PAWSIBLE in New York City, including the opening of a brand new dazzling museum devoted entirely to DOGS! The American Kennel Club's Museum of the Dog has relocated to a prime spot at 101 Park Ave in New York City and Yellow Goat Design has a prominently placed "doggie in the window" for all of NYC to see! Working with Gensler NYC on the design, Yellow Goat and Gensler went through several iterations (including mesh and metal rods) before settling on the iconic wireframe pup you see placed strategically at the forefront of the museum. The dog’s position gazing out of the window represents both the nature of dogs and stands as a beacon welcoming visitors to the museum. The powder coated frame can be lit with LED's to change the color and the mood (just like the empire state building!) 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, american kennel club, gensler, ny, nyc, sculpture, dogs, led, custom, lighting, museum of the dog, wireframe

YGD in Restaurant D+D

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 01 Feb 2019

Very excited to be featured in two recent articles in Restaurant D+D. The first feature is in a product guide to lighting with insights from Cooper Carry's Principal & Lighting Designer Anita Summers. This piece features our 90 Degrees light, a futuristic take on a distant galaxy. Our (E=) is featured in Restaurant D+D's solution center and easily solves the problem of great lighting design. 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, design, restaurant d+d, 90 degrees, (E=), cooper carry

Gotcha Pendant in Convene Collab for Interior Design

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 22 Jan 2019

So proud to part of this meticulous collaboration featured in Interior Design Magazine at Wells Fargo Center between Convene, HOK, and Gensler. You'll find our Gotcha pendants in the ground floor cafe alongside Hay tables, Hans Wegner armchairs and a DWR sofa. Check out the full project here. 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, gensler, custom, lighting, design, interior design magazine, budget friendly, los angeles, gotcha, convene, hok

Magic Numbers at Pimco

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 02 Jan 2019

A Little Magic was involved in creating these fixtures for Pimco in Washington, DC. They may look like your everyday design at first glance but when you reach the right angle...ta da! You’ll see the floor number magically appear in gold! Working with Wright Heerema Architects we created golden rods surrounded by suspended crystals creating the illusion of a waterfall and topped off with a mirror composite ceiling plate. See the magic happen in the video below....

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, gensler, ny, nyc, custom, lighting, dreams, lobby, lobbydesign, pimco, magic, numbers

Hotel X Tempered Fixture in Hospitality Design

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 01 Jan 2019

Our Tempered fixture is shown prominently in the design of Hotel X in Toronto featured in the January 2019 edition of Hospitality Design's buyers guide. Designed and built for Stephen B Jacobs group, this glowing swish is made of synthetic metal wicker and can come in an array of colors along with a warm or cool light option. 

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Topics: ygd, yellow goat design, custom, lighting, design, toronto, wicker, stephen b jacobs, tempered, synthetic, hotel x

YGD Opens New York City Office!

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 16 Oct 2018


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Dreams Really DO Come True

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 09 Oct 2018

Problem spaces. We all know them and we all...well....avoid them. In the case of Hoyts cinema located in New Zealand, at the Westfield Riccarton shopping center, Yellow Goat took one problem space from frustrating to fantasy with a little ingenuity and a green (and gold) thumb. Aptly called our 'Field of Dreams,' our Design Director, Jerzy, collaborated with Lume Design (a long-time friend and client) to create a garden in the sky.

Designed by Jerzy to reflect Christchurch's history of greenery, water and flowers, the piece also draws focus to the theater's entryway and creates a space where people will come - again and again.

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Topics: ygd, wedesigncoolstuff, yellow goat design, cinema, westfield, hoyts, movies, field of dreams

FALL FANTASIES

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 22 Sep 2018

It's officially our favorite time of year! As we dive into all things fall, rocking the latest boot (or bootie!) fad & sipping ALL the spiced lattes, we can’t help but highlight some of our own trending Fall Fantasy Fixtures that just might have you FALL head over heels in love with this season in a whole new light-one designed by YGD. And DON'T FORGET you can customize anything…all designs are built to order!

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Topics: ygd, wedesigncoolstuff, yellow goat design

FALL for our NEW September 2018 Designs

Posted by Cat Gilbert on 06 Sep 2018

Looking for a little something to (pumpkin) spice up your design? Look no further! Yellow Goat has 8 new unbe-leaf-able options. From Art Deco to Nature Modern we’re bringing the most fall-hionable looks for September.

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Topics: ygd, wedesigncoolstuff, yellow goat design, september2018designs, fallforournewdesigns

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