Minarc is an award-winning Santa Monica-based design studio that specializes in modern, innovative, and sustainable architecture and design. Principals Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, assoc. AIA, and Tryggvi Thorsteinsson, Assoc. AIA, hail from Iceland, and take inspiration from the pure, austere beauty of their home country for all of their projects. Founded by the due in 1999, Minarc (the name is a play on “minimalism in architecture”) has grown from a staff of two to over a dozen.
Charles Allem is first and foremost a creator of perfection. It began at the age of 14, when he assisted the legendary British designer David Hicks in the redesign of his own family’s home in Johannesburg, South Africa. Today, Charles Allem is President and Chief Executive Officer of CAD International, Inc.
Having landed in the interior design scene only three years ago, WANG has already set the tone of what has yet to come in the next few years. A design practice conceived by Joyce Wang, Each project thrives to challenge the accepted notion of and then defines the forefront of that particular genre of space. Joyce Wang Designs balance an act of thinking “out there” and working closely within their constraints to deliver unexpected solutions that are practical to accomplish.
De Basto Designs is a progressive design office based in Miami, an emerging city for international design and art. We specialize exclusively on creative and innovative design solutions for luxury yachts, custom, production and commercial boats. Over the years we have been commissioned to design a wide variety of vessels in terms of size, styling and type.
Destry Darr Designs, Inc., headed by Florida native Destry Pethtel, has its roots in an intimate knowledge of the luxury yacht world. Destry draws on her family legacy to provide a comprehensive menu of yacht interior design services. Prior to founding her firm, Destry refined her skills as an interior designer for several world class, well-known yacht interior design firms.