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5 Minutes with… Alberto Mancini, Owner – AM Yacht Design

Name: Alberto Mancini Company: AM Yacht Design Position within company: Owner Website: www.amyachtdesign.com                       . What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? Modern and contemporary design is moving at a fast pace. The internet revolution has been a driving force in this respect. It is an unlimited resource allowing everybody to express themselves through design. Design is very subjective but what keeps me busy is

Congratulations to Bombardier Business Aircraft Winners of the Private Jet Design Award in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015

Bombardier Business Aircraft have been shortlisted in the fifth annual International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015. design et al is delighted to announce that the Canada-based jet manufacturer will compete with Niki Lauda’s Global 6000 in the Private Jet Design Award. Completed in February 2015, Niki Lauda’s tailored Global 6000 features a spectacular interior design to match his European taste. Bombardier collaborated with Mr. Lauda’s own personal designer – Hannes Rausch to conceive and complete this unique project. As the focus

Ardoin Yacht Design Shortlisted for IY&A Awards 2015

design et al is delighted to announce shortlist success for Ardoin Yacht Design in the International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015. DEEP BLUE will compete for the Concept up to 40 metres Award. DEEP BLUE is an elegant multipurpose catamaran combining an “open sporting” style with advanced technologies that support efficient private submarine operations. From professional applications to leisure use, the catamaran Deep Blue is a fascinating new concept to explore the deep sea anywhere in the big blue. Naval architect

Congratulations to Dragana Maznic Winner of the Interior Design Award – Power Yacht in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015

design et al is delighted to announce shortlist success for Dragana Maznic in the International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015. Responsible for the timeless interiors of M/Y Entourage, Dragana Maznic will compete for the Interior Design Award – Power Yacht. Interior design on Yacht Entourage was dictated by absolute passion, tenacity and unquenchable enthusiasm of the entire Design Team. Developed and designed by Dragana Maznic in collaboration with The Italian Sea Group, Adler & Associates, rd&a and Chiara Graneroli, its interior concept

Congratulations to Dialogue 38 Winners of the First Class Lounge Award in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015

Dialogue 38 have been shortlisted in the International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015. design et al is delighted to announce the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge will compete for the First Class Lounge Award. The Awards, held at Hotel Cipriani on the 15th May 2015, will see designers from the yacht and aviation industries come together under one roof for one night only. The Maple Leaf Lounge provides travellers with a Canadian experience in London’s flagship Heathrow Airport. The renowned Toronto-based

Clear Yacht Interiors Shortlisted in the Sailing Yacht over 30 metres Award

design et al is delighted to announce shortlist success for Clear Yacht Interiors (a Clear Group International Company) in the International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015. The US-based interior design company will compete in the Sailing Yacht over 30 metres category with their project – Mari-Cha III. As an iconic sailing yacht, Mari-Cha III arrived at Derecktor Shipyards in Connecticut, for a major overhaul on a variety of items. Clear Yacht Interiors focused on completely transforming the interior wood surfaces,

Designer Profile: Jay Beever, Vice President – Interior Design – Embraer Executive Jets

Name: Jay Beever Company: Embraer Executive Jets Position within company: Vice President – Interior Design Website: www.embraerexecutivejets.com                   . What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? My feelings are mixed. 1) In general terms there seems to be an excessive focus on keeping up with cabin management control systems and inflight entertainment. This leads to point in time design and engineering. Far too often the environment is

Aviation Resource Group, Inc. Shortlisted in the IY&A Awards 2015

design et al are delighted to announce shortlist success for Aviation Resource Group, Inc. in the fifth annual International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2015. The US company will compete in the Private Jet Design category. This complete refurbishment of a Falcon 50 N96UJ was undertaken by the Fort Lauderdale-based Aviation Resource Group, Inc. The Falcon 50 is considered to be one of the best-designed corporate jets in the world. The 9 passenger executive configuration features a four place forward cabin. The

5 minutes with… Eric JAN, Head of Interior Design – SR Technics

Name: Eric JAN Company: SR Technics Position within company: Head of Interior Design, VIP Aircraft Services Website: www.srtechnics.com           . What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? It is continuously moving towards customized solutions. Customers tend towards having their own ideas and expectations. The biggest challenge will be to find 
a compromise between the clients’ visions and the constraints we face trying to fulfill these visions. . Name five key themes

Designer Profile: Frank Tjepkema of Tjep.

Name: Frank Tjepkema Company: Tjep. Position within company: CEO Website: tjep.com               . What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? As design and production tools become more and more intelligent through digitalisation, the reality of things will come closer and closer to whatever we imagine, making our manmade landscape more intuitive, emotional and organic. With regards to luxury I think designers need to strongly re-evaluate their approach to this