The High Design Behind Canada’s Olympic House

The High Design Behind Canada’s Olympic House

The contemporary styling and 'Comforting Canadiana' concept enables the team to feel at home in Rio

Craig Davis
  • 9 august 2016

For the first time in its history, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) selected a design company to conceptualize and decorate its official Olympic House. Toronto’s Yabu Pushelberg (YP), named after lead designers George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, worked pro bono with Team Canada to ensure the athletes and their families would be able to enjoy a calm, comforting, distraction-free home-away-from-home for the duration of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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