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23 October 2016


Going from strength to strength

Glass is becoming an increasingly popular structural material thanks to compounding techniques, which guarantee its strength.

Linley kick start the festive season

At an exclusive event at the flagship Linley showroom in Belgravia, guests were treated to a festive delight complete with food, drinks, entertainment and an exclusive look at Linley's newest product.

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 re

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.


Patrick Nourget speaks to about his collaboration with Ethimo and the new Swing collection

Tactile textiles

Scott Group Custom Carpets has launched a new nine-piece luxury carpet collection for the superyacht market

Changing perceptions

Ilorom founder, Wanda Miglus, talks to about the inspiration for her designs and what the future holds

AWD announce a new leather collection

MONACO. Andrew Winch Designs (AWD) and Italian leather specialist Foglizzo launch new leather range...… More

GSF 2013 Speaker Spotlight: James O'Callaghan

Glass expert on M/Y 'Venus', James O'Callaghan of Eckersley O'Callaghan speaks with ahead of his appearance at the Global Superyacht Forum in Amsterdam (18-20 Nov).… More

Highlighting the pattern

UK, Cuxton. On a recent visit to hand-printed fabric specialist Marina Mill, SuperyachtDesign was shown the glowing qualities of its latest Extex brand, Solar.… More

GSF 2013 Speaker Spotlight: Jan Wurm

SuperyachtDesign speaks with Associate Director at Arup, Jan Wurm ahead of his appearance at the Global Superyacht Forum.… More

Under the Skin

While every superyacht interior is highly individual and subject entirely to the owner’s personal taste, it is still possible to spot style or material trends. Design Unlimited remarks on a growing interest in the use o… More

Material Wild

Developing new materials that have improved performance and functionality is a major focus of design innovation. London-based SCIN, the independent material gallery and library, is hosting a public exhibition called SCIN Goes Ma… More


The choice of materials for a superyacht interior is, as we know, key. In Q4 SuperyachtDesign’s Materialist looked at marble, focusing on the snow-white marble from Carrara in Tuscany. However, its more exotic but equally… More

A Gripping Yarn

Typically seen as a domestic, social craft enjoyed by older women at home, knitting is not traditionally associated with contemporary interior design. However, designers are challenging these notions, creating stunning knitted… More

Wood Forever

H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco has established a foundation to tackle a whole host of environmental problems around the globe. As can be seen as a diagram on his website, he is mainly concentrating his efforts on three ge… More

Zircotec's ceramic coating

Zircotec’s ThermoHold ceramic technology is to be used in the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race, to improve the durability of vessels’ winches over the course of the 39nm competition....… More


Leather is one of nature’s super materials it is cool in summer and warm in winter, it provides insulation, it is breathable and it only gets better with age. Thanks to modern treatments, leather can be used extensively… More

Purple Rain

The Purple Rain project was created by Oversee Yachts LLC amidst the downturn in the economy and is designed to appeal to a new social context. The aim was to develop a versatile, Explorer-style yacht that reflects changing … More

Fine Cotton

Cotton is one of nature’s super materials. It is breathable, hypoallergenic, practical, sustainable, recyclable and robust. But can it be luxurious as well? According to Jane Robson, founder of The Fine Cotton Company, … More


As SuperyachtDesign discovered back in Q3, the potential structural applications of glass are impressively wide. But glass can also be used for unique detailing. Canadian glass design and manufacturing studio ThinkGlass, creator… More

Material Hybrid

Artist Suzan Etkin has been working with glass since 1993 when she was invited to design chandeliers for master glass blowers in Murano. At her New York studio, Suzan Etkin Enterprises, she combines precious metals with glas… More


Most, if not all, current superyachts are fitted with AC, ensuring that comfort within the vessel is achieved regardless of location. However, what about keeping cool when out on deck, where the heat of the day is felt most?… More

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Paola Lenti

Italian furniture designer Paola Lenti is trasnforming exterior styling with its striking trademark colour schemes and textures, whilst using a synthesis of traditional and technological manufacturing techniques More


Oceanemo unveil largest yacht to date

Colaborative team Oceanemo, has unveiled its largest concept to date, the Oceanemo 55… More


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