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UNVEILED: THE NEW SUNREEF 90 ULTIMATE

Following the shortlist success of the 70 Sunreef Power and the Sunreef 114 at the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2012, Sunreef Yachts has unveiled its latest concept.   The Sunreef 90 ULTIMATE follows the introduction of the Sunreef 80 in 2010 and the Sunreef 75 in 2011.   The innovative project took more than 6 months for the design team to finalize. The Sunreef 90 ULTIMATE is a very light carbon, high-performance oriented superyacht (light displacement is only 55

DESIGNER IN PROFILE: GUY MATHESON

We take five minutes to chat to Guy Matheson, Associate Director at SHH Architects. SHH Architects worked alongside aviation specialists Rizon Jet in designing the VIP commercial lounge at London’s Biggin Hill airport. The company was also shortlisted in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2012. The lounge has been shortlisted within the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013, along with Rizon Jet’s VIP lounge at Doha International Airport (CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE 2013 AWARDS).     Name: Guy

BENETTI’S LYANA REACHES THE SHORTLIST FOR THE MY OVER 60 METRES AWARD

To ensure a space for your project in this category, prompt submission is highly recommended. Click to apply today. Azimut Benetti’s Lyana is set to compete within the MY over 60 metres category at the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013. Lyana is a sixty-metre vessel with an attractive profile, emphasized by her blue hull and white superstructure color scheme. Stefano Natucci designed the exterior, while the interior is the creative idea of two French design studios: Zuretti and Pierre-Yves

Second Times The Charm For McGuire

For more information about The International Product Design Awards 2013 please contact – productawards@design-et-al.co.uk Luxury furniture and lighting specialists McGuire have made it into the Lighting – Lamp shortlist with a piece from their renowned Robert Kuo Collection. The Shan Table Lamp is carved in Chinese while marble. Highly skilled artisans trained in the craft of carving Chinese white marble, Han Bai Yu, and black marble, Qing Shi create the Shan Table Lamps by hand. Stone carvers use centuries-old techniques

5 Minutes with Shaun Lockyer, Director of Shaun Lockyer Architects, Australia..

Shaun Lockyer, Director of the Australian architects Shaun Lockyer Architects talks about his key influencing elements in the Asia Pacific Region. What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? Our design approach is underpinned by modernist values with a heavy focus on sustainability and lifestyle. We strive for our designs to be timeless such that they may transcend fashion and that the built outcome is ultimately a reflection of the clients’ personality. What are the key

‘Barefoot Meets Armani’, Olivia Newton John’s Discovery in the Hinterland of Byron Bay

Surrender to the beauty and healing cultures of Gaia Retreat & Spa, nestled on 25 acres in the breathtaking hinterlands of Byron Bay. Perfectly poised on the highest point in the shire, Gaia has 19 beautifully appointed bungalows set in lush subtropical gardens… described as the place where, ‘Barefoot meets Armani’. Gaia Retreat & Spa was discovered by good friends Olivia Newton-John and Gregg Cave who stumbled on the property while on the hunt for a country house for Gregg.

Baker Give A Touch Of Modern Hollywood

For More Information on The International Product Design Awards Please Contact- productawards@design-et-al.co.uk High end Furniture designers Baker, have been shortlisted into Sofa category. The Max Sofa from Bakers’ Thomas Pheasant Collection has a smooth, modern silhouette with a prominently framed back. The look of the cushions, depth and pitch all convey comfort, and there is a slightly relaxed softness about the piece. Visually, the kidney pillows add a horizontal break. The converging slope of the arms meet the base through

5 Minutes with Richard Doone, Managing Director of Conran and Partners Far East..

Managing Director of Conran and Parterns Far East Richard Doone, took 5 minutes to talk to us after the ICON Hong Kong reached the shortlist for the Asia Pacific Hotel and Commercial Design Awards. What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? I recently heard someone use the term ‘from vanity to sanity’ which struck a particular cord with me. I am hoping that design is responding in a positive way to the current global situation. It is

Kelly Hoppen (MBE) & Pearl Motor Yachts reach the Shortlist in the International Yacht and Aviation Awards

The Pearl 75, showcasing Bill Dixon’s sleek external lines and an elegant interior scheme by Kelly Hoppen (MBE), is the latest yacht to reach the shortlist for the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013. The aim was to design a yacht that was totally unique to the market in order to redefine Pearl’s position at the forefront of innovative yacht design. The brief included a unique propulsion system, a distinctive interior design and a host of exclusive features designed to

Luxury Interiors Brand Baker Strike It Lucky…

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL PRODUCT DESIGN AWARDS CONTACT – productawards@design-et-al.co.uk With only a few spaces remaining in the Lighting – Pendant / Chandelier category, luxury furniture brand Baker have secured their space in The International Product Design Awards 2013. Baker submitted the Amanda Pendant from their Thomas Pheasant Collection. The inspiration for the piece is the classic sophistication of a drop earring. Handcrafted in Italy, the crystal-shaped shade is cut into jewelled facets that when lit, emits a sparkling glow

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