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Competition: five copies of Interiors by Yoo to be won

Dezeen have teamed up with luxury property brand Yoo to offer our readers the chance to win one of five copies of their design monograph, Interiors by Yoo.

Introduced by Yoo chairman John Hitchcox, the book features the work of co-founder Phillipe Starck, Kelly Hoppen, Jade Jagger and Marcel Wanders, and includes conversations about their approach to interior design.

This competition is now closed.

Five winners will be selected at random and notified by email. Winners’ names will be published in a future edition of our Dezeenmail newsletter and at the bottom of this page. Dezeen competitions are international and entries are accepted from readers in any country.

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INTERIORS BY YOO - imaginative, individual and rare – like you

Design inspiration from the world’s most innovative design company, with trade secrets from its stable of world-class designers: Philippe Starck, Kelly Hoppen MBE, Jade Jagger and Marcel Wanders.

‘Your home is as unique as you are – a reflection of who you are, what you do and where you’re going.”(John Hitchcox, Chairman of Yoo) London, September 2009 - After ten years of ground breaking global success at the forefront of innovation in the way we live today, international design, branding and property investment company Yoo marks a decade in the industry with the publication of its first book.

The book compounds 192 pages of Yoo’s most cutting edge interior design projects in hotels and private residences all over the world and includes feature pages on the yoo studio’s eighteen style palettes as well as interviews with each designer, within which they bestow their words of ‘design wisdom’.

Interiors by Yoo is a unique manual intended to inspire the reader with design advice and thoughts from four of the most talented names in the design world.

Chairman of Yoo John Hitchcox explains in his personal introduction, “This book is a collection of our work, a tool to stimulate you into thinking about the kind of things you want to surround yourself with at home.”

Through showcasing Yoo’s various style palettes, including the distinctive ‘Culture’ designs from Philippe Starck, the surreal ‘Eclectic’ style of Marcel Wanders, the timeless ‘Urban’ palette synonomous with Kelly Hoppen and the 1970s ‘Disco’ theme palette by Jade Jagger, the book imparts ideas about how to create a living space that is right for you.

As celebrated French designer and co-founder of Yoo, Philippe Starck explains, “The family of Yoo styles has been put together so that we can help people make the right choices. This book is simply a method of assisting you in identifying your own individual style.”

About yoo

Formed a decade ago by property mogul John Hitchcox and celebrated French designer Philippe Starck, Yoo  is an international branding, design and investment property company enhancing the quality and adding value to development projects in major towns and cities across the world.

The brand is represented by five core design teams – Yoo inspired by Starck, Jade Jagger for Yoo, Kelly Hoppen for Yoo, Wanders&Yoo and the Yoo Design Studio; all of whom increase sales value and sales velocity through market leading design, branded marketing and by maximizing media exposure.

Over the past ten years Yoo has been working across the world with international partners on a variety of landmark buildings and large residential projects throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America and the Middle East. Currently Yoo has 42 projects in 27 countries and is involved in the development of more than 10,000 apartments valued at $7 billion.

About the Authors

The team of the top interiors and design journalists that have contributed to the book include: Marcus Fairs, journalist, lecturer and editor of online design magazine Dezeen; Lisa Helmanis, a freelance photographer, stylist, writer and television presenter, and formerly editor of Inside Out magazine; Victoria O’Brien, an interiors journalist and design correspondent; and Fay Sweet, an authority on modern design and architecture and the author of over 30 books.


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Congratulations to our winners! Richard Eastwood in the UK, Emily Russel in the USA, Giovanni Zambon in Italy, Michael Lyons in the USA and Dennis Cox in the UK.