Name: Marco Ferrari
Company: Marco Ferrari
Position within company: Designer
Contact: Marco Ferrari
Tell us a little about your background in design:
I gained experience since a young age thanks to my father’s career as a ship Captain and taking part at sailing regattas. I studied at the University of Genoa and Politecnico di Milano.
How would you describe your personal design style?
Timeless and elegant. Starting from experience to reach innovative solutions.
Where does your design inspiration come from?
My inspiration comes from nature but also from architecture and automotive.
In what direction do you feel that design is moving towards in a general sense?
Design will be more environmentally friendly and innovative.
Name Five key themes to consider when approaching design in 2020 and beyond.
Ecology; Innovation; Elegance; Quality; Functionality
If you could offer one piece of advice when it comes to design schemes, what would it be?
To be creative and aim for a beautiful design.
How important are The International Yacht & Aviation Awards?
It’s a great honour to be shortlisted for this prestigious award and I’m looking forward to it.
What projects are you currently working on?
I’m currently working on new yacht concepts.
What are your aims and goals for the next twelve months?
To create new designs which are elegant and innovative.
Final thoughts; tell us a little more about yourself and your daily inspirations:
Your most treasured possession?
Family and friends
Your favourite holiday destination?
Capri and Sardinia
Your favourite hotel, restaurant & bar?
Hotel Splendido Portofino
Your favourite film?
Your favourite food and drink?
Truffle beef fillet
Your favourite way to spend an afternoon?
If you weren’t a designer, what would you be?
design et al only work with the world’s leading designers.
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