Who is YEO?

YEO is James Yeo and Adam Hodgson, two schoolmates from near Bude in North Cornwall.

Strictly speaking, James was born just over the border so he’s Devonian, while Adam is proper Cornish. Never mind who puts the jam on top, these two will argue about whether Cornwall or Devon is best ‘til the cows come home.

But what unites them is that they both love home – the West Country.

After leaving school in Bude, James started a five-year apprenticeship in fine furniture making and Adam started out in construction.

James founded his first business in 2007 and headed up country to London, while Adam moved into cabinet making and founded his Cornwall design business in 2009.

In 2017, Adam joined James as business partner of James Yeo Cabinet Makers Ltd and then created YEO.  And here we are.

London & Cornwall

James heads up YEO’s London studio in Ladbroke Grove, while Adam leads the Bude studio in Cornwall. The production workshop, where we make everything, is nearby in North Devon.

Behind James and Adam are an industrious team of master craftspeople, award-winning designers, project managers, installation managers, estimators and technical draughtsmen.

Each and every highly-trained person at YEO is at the top of their game in designing, making and installing absolute top-notch fitted interiors. We know because we continually challenge them. They never flinch and they always succeed.

So we take care of all the fitted furniture ourselves, that’s our thing, but we also team up with architects, interior designers and construction professionals to complete the dream.

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