30 October 2014

STUDIO

Model behaviour with Dubbelman Ridderkerk

Making yacht models can be traced back to the 17th century, but with advances in technology, model making today has become a high tech art. Erik Bisschops of Dubbelman Ridderkerk tells SYD about making miniatures.

Making the impossible possible

New York, USA. Design studio Impossible Productions Ink has moved ashore for its latest project, an artistic collaboration set within a sculpture and minimalist art space in Le Muy, France.

A question of trust

Off the back of a guest letter by Chris Bangle published in Q18, where the designer shared his thoughts on the state of superyacht design, we were contacted by a young designer keen to express some of the issues he has faced since

The Pastrovich Class

MONACO, Port Hercule. At this year’s Monaco Grand Prix weekend, Pastrovich Studio invited a handful of industry professionals to its office to reveal a new approach to its design process.

Guy Newton launches new studio

UK, Southampton. After 16 years as a senior designer at Dixon Yacht Design, Guy Newton has left the studio to launch his own, Guy Newton Design.

Hull and Parshina launch Hull Studio

UK, Shoreditch. Furniture designer Alex Hull and former head of product and brand development at Linley Polina Parshina have announced the launch of Hull Studio. The duo share 15 years of experience and are soon to be joined by Da

Space for creativity

FRANCE, Aix-en-Provence. Inspiration for design can come from anywhere, from what is around you, to objects in the home, the street or in the office. For designers such as Alex McDiarmid, creating the right environment in the stud

Katharina Raczek opens own interiors studio

There have been additional developments at German design studio Newcruise in the last few months, as interior designer Katharina Raczek reveals how she has started her own interior design studio.… More

New design studio to launch at MYS

UK, Romsey. Yacht designer Steve Gresham has announced plans to launch his own studio Gresham Yacht Design at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show.… More

Pendennis to unveil dozen new concepts at Monaco

UK, Cornwall. Twelve brand new concepts from British designers will be presented at Monaco for Pendennis' 25th anniversary. We preview two of the concepts exclusively.… More

Johnny Vickers appointed as director at RWD

ENGLAND, New Forest. Almost two months after naming Toby Ecuyer as partner, Redman Whiteley Dixon (RWD) has announced the appointment of Johnny Vickers as a director. Vickers, who started his career at RWD 12 years ago, retu… More

Domus: Crowning Glory

Founded in 2002 Earlcrown is a luxury project management and design house that works on some of the world’s most exclusive private residences. Having worked on many high-profile properties as well as  the interiors of… More

Dreaming big

ENGLAND, London. Following the launch of Feadship’s 99m project Dream, the largest superyacht to be built in the Netherlands, SuperyachtDesign paid a visit to the studio behind its design, Andrew Winch Designs.… More

Malcolm McKeon takes the helm of new design studio

ENGLAND, Lymington. In his first interview since departing Dubois Naval Architects, Malcolm McKeon discusses his vision for superyacht design, business and the future.… More

Setzer Yacht Architects opens Antigua studio

ANTIGUA, Falmouth Harbour. The influence of the new scenic setting as well as being up close to the many yachts in Antigua's harbour has already benefited the team.… More

Q&A with John Munford

John Munford started his career in 1966 and entered the yacht industry after a chance meeting with John White, the then managing director of CNI, inspiring a direction for life. SYD went to visit the designer at his studio to… More

Malcolm McKeon to leave Dubois

Malcolm McKeon, one of the two principal partners in the renowned superyacht design and naval architecture studio Dubois Naval Architects has announced he will leave the firm. His departure is effective immediately… More

Top Yacht: Project 12

Conceived by an experienced owner, the 46m Project 12 was launched this summer after a bit of an interrupted build process. SYD visited the yacht at Cannes Boat Show and talked to interior designer Mark Berryman about the owner's … More

Beautiful Bocci

Canada is not a country traditionally associated with glass blowing but Vancouver-based Bocci has been building a reputation for its striking hand-blown glass lighting since 2006. SYD spoke to creative director Omer Arbel about th… More

First Bespoke Global retail store

USA, New York. Launched last May, Bespoke Global has gone from strength to strength. This summer it opened its first interactive retail concept store Southampton, New York… More

Artisan: Sophie Coryndon

One of Walpole's 12 Makers of Excellence this year is Sophie Coryndon, a British artist whose handmade pieces use a variety of precious materials and delicate techniques to create beautiful, intricately worked surfaces. SYD catche… More

An Evolution of Style

Davidson is a company that has gone through an evolution over the years. The modern, impeccably finished pieces that grace superyachts and the most exclusive private residences today belie the fact that the business has its roots … More

On the crest of a wave

During a visit to the Abeking & Rasmussen (A&R) shipyard in Lemwerder, Germany, SuperyachtDesign met up with sales director Till von Krause and designers Pascale Reymond and Andrew Langton to talk about a radical 63-me… More

Q&A with Guido de Groot

With the delivery of Timmerman Yachts' La Stella Dei Mari at the beginning of 2011, SuperyachtDesign caught up with Guido de Groot of Guido de Groot Design to hear about the project and the studio's ongoing collaboration w… More

Memory lane

Andrew Winch has taken a trip down memory lane, completing a refit “refresher” project aboard the newly named Whirlwind, previously known as Aeolian. SuperyachtDesign was invited to go and see the 13-year-old sloop… More

Akalam

For the last two years, Pendennis has been completing and outfitting the 32-metre sailing yacht Akalam, a new build designed by Barracuda Yacht Design. SuperyachtDesign visited the yacht at Port Pendennis Marina on the eve of her … 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

Murano's Maestros

The tiny cluster of Italian islands known as Murano is famed throughout the world for its unique, hand-blown glass. Bringing 600 years of artistry to bear, Seguso's various studios still create beautiful glass pieces using age-o… 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

Satori: Enlightened Design

Rémi Tessier is one of those designers who can turn his hand to anything with great success. Interior architect, furniture maker and designer, he has come a long way since his first interior for a flower shop. His most rec… More

BN80

Currently in build at RMK Yachts' shipyard in Turkey, project BN80 is a 45-metre motoryacht designed by Ron Holland and due for launch in time for the Monaco Yacht Show in 2011...… More

Luca Brenta's Logica

Initially featured in Q3, Luca Brenta, a celebrated sail boat designer, talks to SYD about his first motor boat design: a 31.5-metre navetta that draws on his love of sailing in the Mediterranean. Working with Benetti Sail Divisio… More

Vertigo 220

Designed by Philippe Briand, the 67-metre (220 feet) aluminium sailing yacht, which is being built by Alloy Yachts in New Zealand, is due to be launched in December 2010. Under the supervision of project manager Andrew Senn,… More

Size Matters

Having presented its 110-metre concept at last year’s Monaco Yacht Show, Oceanco has stepped up in size with its new PA122 concept based on its smaller cousin. The Dutch shipyard approached regular collaborators Sam Sor… More

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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. More

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Endurance

At 114m, Endurance is the result of a collaboration between yacht design team EDGE and Dykstra Naval Architects, Steve Howard… More

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