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Designing the Superyacht Table

Designing the Superyacht Table

The notable Southern writer Pat Conroy once said that “A recipe is a story that ends with a good meal.” Setting the perfect table on a superyacht is like setting the scene for a great dining story.“Dinners are defined as the ultimate act of communion; men that can...

Superyacht Design For The Seafaring Family

Superyacht Design For The Seafaring Family

"A sailor's joys are as simple as a child's." - Bernard Moitessier, SailorPHOTOGRAPHER: Kristina StrobelA child’s delight and wonder of the natural world, especially the sea, is something special to behold, as well as to treasure and even work to emulate when it comes...

Styling the Perfect Bed for Sweet Dreams at Sea

Styling the Perfect Bed for Sweet Dreams at Sea

“You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one.” - John Lennon PHOTOGRAPHER: Ken and Donna Chesler Sleeping on a yacht immediately conjures up the most luxurious, soundest sleep imaginable, as you’re rocked to sleep by the swaying of the sea, but there is a lot...

Case Study: A Scarf for a Superyacht

Case Study: A Scarf for a Superyacht

Every project I undertake is bespoke to the yacht or homeowner and collaborative in nature to ensure I connect the inspirations that speak to me with the personal tastes of my client. When Gretchen Barbatelli, Owner & Creative Director of Swiss Silk Company asked...

The Sky's The Limit

The Sky's The Limit

Patrick Knowles teamed up with industry leader Embraer in a collaborative effort aimed at merging the forces of two industries into one unique and exhilarating project….effectuating a brilliant outcome!Design objective for the Embraer Airship: 'FLOOD THE CABIN WITH...

Imagination Unlimited: A Design Commentary

Imagination Unlimited: A Design Commentary

Topic: Custom Mosaic (part 1)Focus: Pools & Spasn interesting medium, mosaic tiles offer a varied range of designs, shapes, colors and textures making it an excellent choice to underscore almost any feature of design…in great detail! This...

Practical Considerations for Luxury Yacht Design

Practical Considerations for Luxury Yacht Design

When designing for luxury, one can not forget about practicality, and often it is a designer’s responsibility to incorporate practical function with the aesthetic form, particularly when it comes to the “confined” spaces of a superyacht.  Take for instance the idea of...

Recipient of the World Superyacht Awards, Showboats International Design Awards and several nominations in the coveted International Superyacht Society Awards for Design Excellence.

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