What began with a call on June 1, 2021 and a signed contract with our team on June 26, 2021, has resulted in the successful refit and delivery of the 144’ (44m) motor yacht ALTA (ex. Dumb Luck) on December 3, 2021, only 161 days from the initial contract signing....
2022 design Trends
While it is important for a designer to remain true to their owner’s essence in any interior design, on land or on the sea, it is also inevitable that trend pieces will be added into a space. As we head into 2022, here are some of my top picks that I believe will be...
Table the Decision –
How to Choose the Right Coffee Table for Your Space
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” —CiceroA coffee table appears to be a relatively simple piece of furniture to purchase, but particularly in yacht design there are numerous things to consider before choosing the right table for your space. First...
The Look of a Book
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” —CiceroBooks are an essential tool in a designer’s arsenal. Coffee table books specifically are something I have on hand for every project. They can add color and height. Texture and style. Whether you choose to...
Luxury Rides with Luxury
There is a famous saying that “birds of a feather flock together” but today we are switching it up to a new quote, “luxury rides with luxury” and looking at the crossover of yachts and luxury automobiles.
From the Runway to the Waterways
Last week designers hit the runways for Couture Week in Paris and New York Fashion Week (NYFW) for the first time since 2019. The curtains had barely closed on the shows before clients started calling to ensure we could help them showcase some of the new fall trends in their homes and yachts.
The Difference is Day and Night: Designing with Light
I have said it many times before, but I truly do not believe a space is ever really finished. A room will continue to evolve, from use of the space of course, but also from the change in lighting from day to night. This is a natural change that must be accounted for while designing, and by uniting both man-made and natural light, we can find the balance of shadow and light, from all angles all day.
Top 5 summer destinations
This summer the waterways will be busy as covid restrictions are lifted so are anchors, and travel is sure to pick back up again. Where are the hot spots to take your yacht this summer?
A Labor Intensive Installation for the New ANJILIS
If you’ve never been at a shipyard during a furniture installation, you may not understand the truly labor intensive work that is done to take a luxury yacht from a shell to a fully functioning home on the water.
Making it Personal
“Beauty is power and elegance, right action, form fitting function, intelligence, and reasonability. And very often expressed in curves.” —Kim Stanley RobinsonA design only works when it evokes an emotion. When designing a space meant to be a home on the water, we aim...