1 April 2015


The Bolidt Experience

THE NETHERLANDS, Hendrik Ido Ambacht. In February of this year we reported on Bolidt’s 50th anniversary. In celebration of this milestone, SuperyachtDesign was invited to visit its headquarters just outside Rotterdam.

AWD announce a new leather collection

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

GSF 2013 Speaker Spotlight: James O'Callaghan

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

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.

GSF 2013 Speaker Spotlight: Jan Wurm

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

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

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

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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Anvi Solitaire by Artecraft

Artecraft has embedded Swarovski crystals into luxury marble and wooden surfaces More


Time for tea

When the owner of a 23.1m Nordhavn decided to upscale to a new 29.2m motoryacht, they returned to US-based designer Scott Col… More


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