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Yuna Au Yeung

As founder of YAY CONCEPT, Yuna has over a decade of experience in interior design, where she specializes in large-scale projects all over the world.

Interview with the 2020 MUSE Design Awards Winner - Yuna Au Yeung

1Please give us a brief bio of yourself and your design background.

My name is Yuna, founder of YAY CONCEPT, with over 18 years of experience in the interior design industry, specializing in large-scale projects such as showrooms, restaurants, retails and hotels located in London, Istanbul, Bali, Beijing, Shanghai as well as Hong Kong.

2Tell us more about your business/company, job profile, and what you do.

YAY CONCEPT was founded in 2016, an interior design boutique specializing in high-end residential and commercial projects as well as bespoke furniture, lighting and carpet services in Hong Kong. With strength in a spatial sense and sophisticated details.

3What does “design” mean to you?

Design is about making the quality of life for people and making a difference in people’s lives.

4What’s your favorite kind of design and why?

I have no favorite kind of design, my only rule is that it must be rich in sophisticated details but never gaudy or flashy.

5To you, what makes a “good” design?

A good design must have a perfect balance between functionality and aesthetics.

6Describe your design style and its main characteristics.

I enjoy the excitement of working with different styles and design genres simultaneously, as well as with clients who are passionate about their own spaces.

7Congratulations! As the winner of the 2020 MUSE Design Awards, what does it mean to you and your company and team to receive this award distinction?

Winning these awards from MUSE Design Awards recognizes the efforts of our team in creating outstanding designs that address client needs and also highlighting our capability.

This recognition is further validation that we are succeeding in our mission.

8How has winning an Award developed your practice/career?

Winning an award is a great confidence booster and let us reach out to a wider audience that might find our design aesthetic and portfolio.

9What are your top three (3) favorite things about our industry?

1, Creativity

2, Functionality

3, Aesthetics

10If you were a student entering this industry or an aspiring MUSE Design Awards submitter, what advice would you give them?

Just do it! Keep proceeding in new thoughts and pushing your creative boundaries.

Make the experience by fully immersing yourself in trying new things that might challenge your limits.

11Who has inspired you in your life and why?

There’s no exact person who inspired me. I would say I am very much inspired by the possibility to create something interesting and new for me, to explore a wonderful idea.

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YAY CONCEPT was founded in 2016 by Yuna Au Yeung, the award-winning interior design boutique, specializing in high-end residential and commercial projects