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It’s a question of design

SuperyachtDesign editor Andrew Johansson takes a look at some of the works achieved by designers Evan K Marshall, Frank Mulder and Bas Mulder, the focus of Designer Q&A at SuperyachtDESIGN Week 2016.

20 Jun 2016

CRN announces new contract

CRN, part of the Ferretti Group, has announced the contract for a new 62m motoryacht, with interior and exterior design by Nuvolari Lenard.

16 Jun 2016

Francesco Paszkowski awarded Compasso d’Oro

Monokini, a 44m delivered in 2013 by Baglietto with an exterior design by Francesco Paszkowski Design and interior by Alberto Mancini, has been awarded the Compasso d’Oro 2016.

15 Jun 2016

A bright idea

Raffe Burrell Studio presents a beautiful chandelier called Sirius, the first piece to come from the studio since launching last year

09 Jun 2016

Shito & Kaba

As part of Editor’s Picks, an initiative part of SuperyachtDESIGN Week, Chaplins Furniture presented Shito and Kaba, two outdoor ranges from Paola Lenti.

19 May 2016

Casa Forma London

Casa Forma London is a new studio offering a bespoke, turnkey design service led by Faiza Seth and Radhika Seth.  

16 May 2016

Issue 27 out next week!

With less than eight weeks to go until SuperyachtDESIGN Week, we are excited to announce our summer edition of SuperyachtDesign will be out next week and available at the three-day design event.

06 May 2016

Challenging the seas

In an extreme voyage of 1,261nm across the North Atlantic, Rafnar is putting its Leiftur 1100 Series through its paces as the team travels from Reykjavik to Gothenburg this week.

03 May 2016

Gosling's media centre

Inspired by a recent yacht commission, Gosling has created a yacht-specific media centre, which features a new curved carbon fibre desk.  

27 Apr 2016

Arrow 460 Grandturismo due to launch

Silver Arrows Marine prepares to launch the first Edition 1 model of its Arrow 460 Grandturismo this year.

19 Apr 2016

Focusing on space

Morphing platforms and multi-use spaces are features likely to grow in popularity, as they provide owners with more than one option for a particular space. But what other ideas could make the superyachts of tomorrow even better?

18 Apr 2016

The eggshell technique

Pollaro has announced the completion of a new wall hanging and tabletop, which have been achieved using a special eggshell technique.

08 Apr 2016

Part of the furniture

Having celebrated six years at The Superyacht Group, I’m beginning to feel like part of the furniture. But that might suggest a notion of being static, whereas, like most people in this industry, I feel in a state of constant evolution.

07 Apr 2016

Reflections on Zaha Hadid

We take a look at some of the key projects created by Dame Zaha Hadid, founder of Zaha Hadid Architects.

05 Apr 2016

J. Robert Scott introduces Grotto

J. Robert Scott introduces a new textile collection called Grotto. Designed by founder and president of the company Sally Sirkin Lewis, the new collection offers a wide range of textures and fabrics in green.

18 Mar 2016

Masterclass London

This week saw the launch of Masterclass London, a one-day event with the purpose of highlighting the skills and processes that go into making the handcrafted products from leading brand names.

16 Mar 2016

London Design Week 2016

London Design Week returns to Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour on Sunday 13th March. With an influx of new showrooms, it is a great opportunity to see the latest and greatest interior design ideas, products, fabrics and fittings from leading brands.

11 Mar 2016

A 25-year friendship

Following the closure of Luca Brenta & Co last month, Luca Brenta's business partner and long-term friend Lorenzo Argento talks to us about the decision to set up his own studio.

10 Mar 2016

Boutsen launches design division

Boutsen Design, provider of luxury interior decoration for VVIP business jets and residences, has announced the launch of Boutsen Design Yachting.

29 Feb 2016

Issue 26 out this week

The first issue of SuperyachtDesign 2016 has arrived and features our new Product Special — an annual guide with the latest products from suppliers and luxury brands from around the world.

26 Feb 2016

Tenders of the sky

Since 2011, 6.4 per cent of the 1,100-plus yachts delivered have been fitted with a helipad. It is a relatively small figure that seems destined to rise, or will it?

23 Feb 2016

Construction begins on 36m by Claydon Reeves

Claydon Reeves, together with Mulder Shipyard, announce the construction of a new 36m motoryacht.

22 Feb 2016

Plane and simple

“We’ve neglected how suitable the sea is as a runway,” explains Conrado Dornier, who presented Dornier Seawings' Seastar aircraft at GSF last year.

22 Feb 2016

Dornier confirms signed orders for Seastar

Dornier confirms that yacht owners are among the first to order its new Seastar model, with the first batch of the 12-seater aircraft expected in 2017.

22 Feb 2016

Hadjidimos announce new studio

Dimitris and Kate Hadjidimos announce a new design studio D-ID, offering creative solutions to superyacht and residential projects.

18 Feb 2016

KRD joins forces with Tilman Kriesel Art Advisors

Katharina Raczek Design teams up with Tilman Kriesel Art Advisors to deliver unique works of art on its superyacht projects.

20 Jan 2016

A disruptive collaboration

Vikal International, together with Rafnar Shipyard, has announced an agreement for the use of the Iceland-based shipyard’s OK Hull technology on future Vikal projects.  

08 Jan 2016

A design snapshot of 2015

As we welcome the new year, we take a moment to reflect on the achievements of the design community in 2015.

02 Jan 2016

Bubbly fun

With only hours to go before the arrival of Christmas Day, Italian studio Venetian Design has unveiled a special boat for those looking for last minute gift ideas.

24 Dec 2015

ATD joins forces with Eric Kant

Andrew Truijllo Design has announced a partnership with residential design firm Eric Kant contemporary design.

16 Dec 2015

The power of imitation

Step on board any superyacht and the senses are exposed to a wide range of materials. However, there are instances where the weight of the material is impractical and faux-painted solution can be a good alternative.

11 Dec 2015

Searching for creativity

Finding the right design studio for a new project can be a daunting task for the less experienced owner. We speak to seasoned owner Tony Bakker and broker Chris Cecil-Wright to discover the best way to tackle the design process.

02 Dec 2015

AWD rebrands as studio hits 30

Andrew Winch Designs has announced the launch of a new website and the evolution of the brand to Winch Design, as the studio prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary next year.

01 Dec 2015

Issue 25 out this week

Under the SuperyachtDESIGNERS title, Issue 25 presents 21 design studio portfolios with engaging editorial and the Designer Global Order Book on either side of the portfolio to further inform, educate and inspire owners, their reps and brokers.

30 Nov 2015

Superyacht DESIGNERS 2016 arrives

Under the SuperyachtDESIGNERS title, Issue 25 presents 21 design studio portfolios with engaging editorial and the Designer Global Order Book on either side of the portfolio to further inform, educate and inspire the superyacht industry.

30 Nov 2015

Issue 25 out this week

Under the SuperyachtDESIGNERS title, Issue 25 presents 21 design studio portfolios with engaging editorial and the Design Global Order Book on either side of the portfolio to further inform, educate and inspire owners, designers, suppliers and crew.

30 Nov 2015

Superior control

UK-based Wahoo Ribs delivers its most technically advanced superyacht tender to 85.5m Sunrays.

26 Nov 2015

Does training hinder superyacht security?

Captain Tim Davies from MARSS following a workshop on the topic of security. The session explored the risks to a superyacht and covered issues in relation to security services and crew training.

17 Nov 2015

How new materials are pushing design

Following the opening keynote at the Global Superyacht Forum on Tuesday morning entitled Next Generation Projects, Thys Nikkels discusses the freedom that comes with using modern technology and materials, such as composites, to realise a design.

17 Nov 2015

The complications of composite

The Next Generation Projects session at the Global Superyacht Forum focused on composite construction, citing its many benefits but also the obstacles it faces.

17 Nov 2015

Time to change the way we work

The Global Superyacht Forum’s inaugural session looks at the future of the industry and the changes we need to make.

16 Nov 2015

RNLI inspired RIB tender

Earlier this week we reported on one of two new tender concepts designed by Coventry University graduate Guy Waters. Here we reveal the second, a 9.4m RIB based on an earlier design created by the young designer for the RNLI.

06 Nov 2015

Making great design happen

We speak to senior director of Professional Channel, EuroNorth at Dassault Systemes, Dave Falkingham to discover what Solidworks 2016 has to offer and the future for the business.

05 Nov 2015

Christensen Shipyards resumes production

US-based yacht builder Christensen Shipyards provides an update on its Custom Series projects ahead of the 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

04 Nov 2015

Foggy inspiration

Guy Waters, who graduated earlier this year from Coventry University with a degree in transport design, presents a new 9.7m tender inspired by river launches of yesteryear coupled with styling cues from sailing yacht Foggy, a design by Frank Gehry.

03 Nov 2015


We go aboard Suerte, one of two 64m sister ships that the Tankoa shipyard in Genoa began building in 2008, and discover how the project went from being half-finished to completed in a convivial and casual style.

23 Oct 2015

PAD opens its doors

Last night saw the preview of the 2015 PAD London Art + Design show, which officially opens its doors today in Berkeley Square. The five-day event consists of 63 international galleries showcasing some of the most covetable art and design pieces.

14 Oct 2015

Philippe Briand at MYS

Philippe Briand showcased a number of new projects at MYS including a 105m Vitruvius project with Oceanco, an 80m Vitruvius to be built at Turquoise Yachts, a 60m Vitruvius with Feadship and a 100-foot sailing yacht in the WallyCento class.

01 Oct 2015

New order for Dunya Yachts

Sales director Russell Crump of Yachting Partners International has signed a Letter Of Intent with Sedat Ergun of Dunya Yachts to build a new 105m motoryacht designed by Ken Freivokh.

28 Sep 2015

MYS EXCLUSIVE: Superyacht design without a stern

Each year at the Monaco Yacht Show, Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design presents a concept to inspire and challenge the market. This year is no exception as the Dutch studio presents Symmetry, a 180m concept with a reverse bow forward and aft.

26 Sep 2015

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