Five minutes with … Luiz de Basto

– Name
Luiz de BastoLDB-Aug-2015

– Company

de Basto Designs

– Website
– What projects are you currently working on?
Oceanco 90 meters, Burger 103′ Explorer¬† and two more which are confidential

– What projects have you recently completed?
– Cantius 60′ interiors, Intermarine 63′ Exterior and Interior, Mondomarine 60 meters concept

– What companies have you worked with for the above projects?
Mentioned above

– Where do you feel super yacht design is going in terms of interior schemes?
Generally speaking more modern but always comfortable, flexible layouts

– Are there any key design directions you would like to discuss?
Mixing materials, use of new light technology and sophisticated colors

– Trends going forward?
Big windows, more use of glass, flexible layouts

– What are your favourite recent schemes – please describe key elements.
Strong architectural elements defining space, contrasting colors and materials

– What products/services could you not live without when designing?
I like to use glass, wood and metals

– Any final thoughts?
The best is yet to come