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CONTENTS November/December 2019

LUXURY YACHT DESIGN 014 The Lillium By Bilgin Yachts NEWS & TRENDS 017 Monaco Yacht Show 018 UPCOMING EVENTS 020 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2019 022 Top 20 Exhibitors 027 Top Luxury Hotels In Miami 032 Maison & Objet 2020 034 Imm Cologne 2020 037 10 SUPERYACHTS OWNED BY CELEBRITIES 044 10 MOST INSPIRATIONAL SUPERYACHT DESIGNERS BEST SUPERYACHT PROJECTS OF 2019 063 Go By H2 Design 064 Volpini 2 By Reymond Langton Design 066 Seatius By Nauta Design 068 Madsummer By Lürssen 069 Vijonara By Hoek Design 070 Aquariva By Marc Newson 072 Private Gg By Alberto Pinto 074 10 MOST IMPRESSIVE SUPERYACHT PROJECTS IN THE WORLD

BOAT LIFESTYLE 081 Destinations 090 Supplements 094 TRENDBOOK HOTELS WE COVET 098 El Palace Hotel, Barcelona 100 Hotel J.k. Place Firenze, Florence 102 Hotel Warszawa, Warsaw WORLD’S FINEST RESTAURANTS 104 Mont Bar, Barcelona 106 Amber Room, Warsaw 108 Matsuhisa Munich, Munich 110 BOOKS WE COVET STYLE ICONS 112 Nautical Passion

COVER CREDITS: Bilgin Yachts


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Dear readers, This issue starts by guiding you through the most important events happening in the next six months. These events are a true source of inspiration for those who want to renovate their yacht decor or even buy a brand new boat. If you are looking for inspiration to decorate your superyacht’s interior, this issue features a curated selection of the 20 Most Inspirational Superyacht Designers and the 10 Most Impressive Superyacht Projects In The World, supported by bespoke and colourful mood boards in a special Trendbook article, completely dedicated to this boat lifestyle. Speaking of Boat Lifestyle, CovetED Magazine prepared a refined selection of the best destinations (marines, hotels and restaurants) and supplements to help you choose the most coveted private jets, cars and watches. You can also count with a sneak peek of the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, Maison et Objet and IMM Cologne. We couldn’t forget the restaurants and the hotels! On this issue, we bring you some of the world’s finest places, filled with design inspiration and luxurious ambiences. Be inspired by our Nautical Passion article and enjoy Coveted nº15! PS: If you are looking for extra inspiration, visit our Youtube Channel: COVETED MAGAZINE.

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A PEACEFUL DESIGN FOR LUXURIOUS ON-WATER LIVING

Tycho wall lamp by Luxxu Modern Lamps


LUXURY YACHT DESIGN THE LILLIUM BY BILGIN YACHTS

The 48-meter Lilium is a prime example of luxury yachts design and Turkish Craftsmanship. The yacht can accommodate up to 10 guests in her 5-cabin layout and features many interior and exterior jacuzzi and is surrounded by U-shape sunbeds. The interiors were curated to bring a sense of peace to the yacht, as described by İsmail Şengün as “peaceful brightness”. The color palette is mostly made of whites, with a few black touches and golden details. Brass was used throughout the yacht, as in the cabins’ lighting, to create a warm atmosphere. The lighting is one of the most important elements of the yacht, which is described as “luminous”. And while natural lighting brightens the interiors, the designers selected Tycho wall lamp by LUXXU for the cabins, a lighting fixture that takes yacht design to another level.


Lilium, named after the beautiful white flower, is a promising yacht - a promise of sunny and happy on-water living. Designed by Unique Yacht Design on the exterior and manicured on the inside by H2 Yacht Design and Bilgin Yacht Design.

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NEWS & TRENDS

WORLDWIDE

Monaco Yacht Show and Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show are just around the corner‌ With the 19th Monaco Yacht Show taking place this September, CovetED brings you some highlights of the latest news and trends of the Superyachts Market


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MONACO YACHT SHOW SUPERYACHT TRENDS

single owner who is prepared to pay the price of investing in the future well before the wider market. Then there is the incredible attention to detail. Intricate and unique joinery and carpentry, metalwork, marquetry, paintwork and countless other disciplines give superyachts an unrivalled degree of sophistication. Craftsmanship is kept alive in these fields that might otherwise be relegated to history. Thousands of highly skilled men and women are employed at superyacht yards around the world, many of them from families that have

SUPERYACHTS ARE GETTING GREENER SUSTAINABILITY IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST TRENDS Superyachts of the future: bigger and greener. Sustainability has become a hot topic in the yachting world, with many superyachts developing innovative solutions to help reduce their environmental footprint. Savannah, an 84m Feadship, was billed as the first hybrid superyacht with a single-engine, three generators and a combined total of approximately one megawatt-worth of batteries. Black Pearl, the 107m sailing yacht from Oceanco, meanwhile, uses special shaft generators which create free electricity by allowing the propellers to turn when the yacht is under sail. Fuel cells are also gaining momentum, with Italian shipyard VSY developing a concept powered by hydrogen fuel technology, together with renowned designer Espen Oeino, Siemens and Lloyds Register.

PHILANTHROPY - THE TREND

THE TREND FOR EXPLORER YACHTS

Superyacht owners are increasingly concerned about the environmental

The appeal of visiting the far corners of the earth from the comfort of

health of the oceans. Many regularly collect data for environmental

a superyacht has proven alluring for many. Recent years have seen

organisations. To help facilitate this, the International Seakeepers

a dramatic increase in the number of explorer superyachts. This

Society connects owners with scientists, allowing them to use

particular breed of a superyacht is designed to travel long distances

yachts as platforms for marine research.

in extreme conditions. Think reinforced hulls (sometimes ice-class), more crew quarters, ecological waste units and the ability to travel far

THE TREND OF PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

at sustained speeds. Most explorer yachts are kitted out with all the high-level amenities

Visit a superyacht designer or builder and you’ll see evidence

normally associated with a superyacht – so that after a day’s heli-skiing,

of the forward-thinking innovations that set the industry

iceberg hiking or diving – guests can return to the spa for a massage or

apart. From exhausts to engines, the design, manufacturing

warm up with a hot chocolate and a movie. For superyacht owners with

and engineering required on modern superyachts are uniquely

a go-anywhere mindset, an explorer yacht is the best way to experience

complex. Many innovations come courtesy of the vision of a

the most undiscovered parts of the world in comfort.

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COVETED PRESENTS

FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW | 30 OCTOBER - 3 NOVEMBER

UPCOMING

If you happen to be a boat enthusiast, then

EVENTS

you can’t miss this incredible event which will

2019

be taking place at the city of Fort Lauderdale, known for being the “Yachting Capital of the World”. This is the perfect event for you to know the novelties of this industry’s latest boats and yachts of several sizes and tastes, as

FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 30 OCTOBER - 3 NOVEMBER

well as experience some incredible events that will set you up to date with the very best of the nautical lifestyle.

IDÉOBAIN 4-8 NOVEMBER BATIMAT 4-8 NOVEMBER BDNY 10-11 NOVEMBER DOWNTOWN DESIGN WEEK 12-15 NOVEMBER DUBAI DESIGN WEEK 11-16 NOVEMBER SALON ART + DESIGN 14-18 NOVEMBER SLEEP & EAT 19-20 NOVEMBER SALONE DEL MOBILE SHANGHAI 20-22 NOVEMBER INSIDE FESTIVAL 4-6 DECEMBER

IDÉOBAIN | 4-8 NOVEMBER

BDNY | 10-11 NOVEMBER

If you’ve been wanting to give your

Boutique Design New York (BDNY), currently at its ninth

DESIGN MIAMI 4-8 DECEMBER

bathroom a whole new dynamic and look,

year is the leading trade fair and conference for hospitality

then you can’t miss this incredible event

design professionals, more specifically to the eastern United

WORLD ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL 4-6 DECEMBER

in France, known as the key professional

States, Canada and Europe. During two days participants

exhibition for bathrooms and interior

will be introduced to the work of over 8000 architects,

design in the country. Discover the best

interior designers, purchasing agents and owners, as well

ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 5-8 DECEMBER

trends and innovations for your bathroom

as around 750 manufacturers and marketers who create

at this incredible design event.

incredible elements for hospitality interiors.

IMM COLOGNE 2020 12-18 JANUARY PARIS DECO OFF 16-20 JANUARY

SALON ART + DESIGN | 14 - 18 NOVEMBER

MAISON&OBJET PARIS 17-21 JANUARY

Salon Art + Design will be returning for its eighth edition

ISALONI 2020 21-26 APRIL

presenting the guests with some of the best works of

at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City, once again design from both historic and contemporary designers. It will be featuring 56 leading art and design galleries, from 14 different countries in a timeless exhibit.


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DESIGN MIAMI | 4-8 DECEMBER Design Miami is often referred to as a global forum for design, bringing together some of the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics into one single space of creativity and discussion. Occurring alongside the Art Basel fairs in Miami, this event seeks to raise a bigger awareness to many topics related to modern and contemporary design, while at the same time presenting great examples of twentieth and twenty-first century furniture, lighting and objets d’art.

IMM COLOGNE 2020 | 12-18 JANUARY This is one of the top showcases to open the year! IMM Cologne is one of the places where many of the top players in luxury furniture industry gather with the purpose of presenting new launches from all over the globe, while at the same time setting some of the most marking trends for the rest of the year. In this event you will be able to find the best of the best from many international markets in bespoke furniture.

MAISON&OBJET PARIS | 17-21 JANUARY During January Paris is definitely a more attractive destination especially when we’re talking about Maison&Objet. This is one of the top fairs for household goods and decorations, with the presence of some of the topplayers from France and the global market. Maison&Objet is another top event that always opens the new year with the latest trends and products on this industry.

ISALONI 2020 | 21-26 APRIL For all design enthusiasts this is definitely one of the most awaited events in that regard. During this week the whole city of Milan enters a unique spirit of showcasing the best of Italian design as well as showcasing the best of the global market. Aside from the prestiged Salone del Mobile, you can attend events dedicated to several design categories such

as

Workplace

SaloneSatellite

and

3.0, the

EuroCucina, International

Furnishing Accessories Exhibition.

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FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 2019

ALL YOU CAN FIND The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2019 (FLIBS 2019) is set up to happen in Florida. In this incredible event, aside from some amazing debuts, the whole initiative will be accompanied by the reveal of some of the most amazing luxury yachts and other bespoke accessories relevant in the boating industry. Not to mention the fact that this incredible event is currently celebrating its 60th anniversary, having been created all the way back in 1959 and having been responsible for sealing the fate of Fort Lauderdale as the “Yachting Capital of the World�. From October 30 November 3, should you attend this amazing event, you will be met with a variety of incredible events, mainly seminars, special events and some incredible examples of a VIP experience. There are a series of incredible events set to happen, all of which have something special that will most surely please any boat enthusiast. The event will be featuring around 1000 exhibitors, among them being


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some of the most well-known shipyards to some top prestigious brokerage firms. As a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the event, the Superyacht Village will be presenting itself as a first timer on this incredible showcase. This event will be located at the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina’s new “Pier South” property (adjacent to the southeast of the 17th Street Causeway bridge), and it will be located in an area which will be featuring vessels up to 400 feet, alongside other relevant elements in the yacht lifestyle. In this area you will be able to find incredible and eccentric elements such as yacht toys, helicopters, personal submarines, among many other relevant elements. A luxury event such as this one wouldn’t be complete without the showcase of some amazing luxury yachts, interiors, furniture, and other relevant accessories that make a true boating experience feel exquisite. In regards to top yachting companies for you to check out, you will be able to find Albury Brothers Boats, Austin Parker Yachts, Azimut, Benetti, Feadship, Hatteras Yachts, HMY Yachts, Lurssen, Oceanco, among many other top references. When it comes to furniture, among some of the top brands to be present at the event is Covet House which provides a top curated selection of contemporary designs from the world’s top furniture and accessory brands. You can find this unique Portuguese brand at Booth #689 of the Superyacht Pavilion. Gastronomy is also one of the most relevant parts of this event. Returning this year is FLIBS’ yacht chef competition, which will be

presenting a selection of yacht chefs who will be competing during the event for the prestigious Wine Enthusiast award. Any onlooker will be able to experience a sample of a luxury lifestyle onboard a deck by having a sample of top refined cuisine, along with some uniquely conceived cocktails.While we’re on the topic of luxury cuisine, at the Broward Convention Center, you can attend the Angler’s Hospitality Lounge initiative. If you manage to get your hands on the ticket, you will be able to enjoy a tapas menu along with some complimentary drinks and Beverage Tastings while relaxing after a long day venturing throughout FLIBS. Fort Lauderdale may hold the title of “Yachting Capital of the World”, however there’s more to this city that what meets the eye. Among some its main attractions we can include spots such as the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, the Historic Stranahan House Museum, as well as some lovely natural places which include the Flamingo Park and the lovely Butterfly World. When it comes to staying, there are a lot of options, more specifically The Ritz-Carlton, the Grand Estate, the Atlantic Hotel & SPA, or even the incredible Private Ocean Condos.

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TOP 20 EXHIBITORS

AZIMUT The next entry of our list started off as a family business by Paollo Vitelli, who created the company in 1969 as a young university student. Today Azimut Yachts is currently a leader in the design and build of luxury motor yachts, all of which are unmistakably defined

26 NORTH YACHTS

by their Italian beauty reflected through modern technology. After

26 North Yachts is a company created by childhood friends Mike

acquiring Benetti in 1985, the company definitely started to give some

Carlson and Nicholas Scherb. After spending many summers on

relevant steps in the industry as well as introducing some revolutionary

neighbouring lakes in Wisconsin (mainly Carlson on Lake Delavan and

concepts in yacht building, mainly large frameless windows, electric

Scherb on Lake Geneva) the two developed a passion for boats, which

seats, and walnut interiors.

culminated with the creation of this incredible company. They are know for having a very strong commitment to excellence, alongside with their advanced marketing techniques, all of which represent some of the finest private motor yachts available on the market right now.

ABEKING & RASMUSSEN

BAGILETTO

Abeking & Rasmussen is one of the top names that comes to any boat

Here we have yet another veteran on the list. Baglietto, is a historic

lover’s mind when thinking about some of the top Germany luxury

shipyard founded in 1854 by Pietro Baglietto. The founder first started

yachts. It was first established all the way back in 1907 by Georg

his boat experience by building small wooden boats in the backyard

Abeking and Henry Rasmussen, hence the name by which it stands

of his house, which lead to the creation of this incredible company.

today. The company goes by the philosophy that in shipbuilding

They mainly specialize in the construction of new planning and semi-

size does matter, both emotionally and tangibly, as well as with the

displacement aluminum yachts and mega-yachts. This is a company

technological evolution that comes even to the sector. Not only is this a

which has always leveraged on design tradition combined with

company with a large experience, but they’re also on pair with the latest

innovation, and outstanding quality that is recognizable in many Made-

trends in the yachting community.

in-Italy projects.


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COVET HOUSE COVET HOUSE is a european luxury brand that provides a curated selection of contemporary designs from the world’s top furniture,

BURGESS

lighting and accessory brands. They also have the clear mission of

Burgess is currently the global superyacht industry leader, specializing

boosting the creativity of the interior design community. Their

in yachts of over 30 meters /100 feet. It was founded in 1975 by Nigel

luxury products are able to give a special touch to any type of interior,

Burgess, who is quite well-known for being a solo ocean racer who’s

being also an ideal choice of decoration for a luxury yacht. If you’ve

always had an obsessive eye for detail combined with a passion for the sea.

been wanting to revamp the décor of your boat, this might be a good

The company is also notable among its clients for leveraging its expertise

option for you to check out.

to guide clients through every aspect of the yachting experience. They always put the client first, be it in matters related to charter, brokerage, yacht building, management or even finance, a feature that tells them apart from many other companies.

BURGER BOAT COMPANY Burger Boat Company is a 150th year old company known for having a

DELTA MARINE

very long tradition of constructing a huge variety of vessels all of which

Delta is another perfect example of a successful family-owned and

aim to meet the highest customer expectations. Their vessels are all made

-operated yacht builder that after 50 years of experience still manages

of aluminum and/or steel all thanks to an experienced and instructed

to deliver world-class yachts of the highest distinction. They are also

community known for their extraordinarily skilled professional

notable for their advanced technology, innovative design, and composite

shipbuilders. Within all of the ships Burger Boat Company also makes

construction, earning them the respect of many peers, captain, crews

sure to insert traditional quality mixed in with top-notch craftsmanship

and clients. The company manages to successfully combine traditional

and integrating state-of-the-art technology, that manages to be reflective

craftsmanship and the latest technologies in the industry into their

of the personal style of the client.

exquisite luxury vessels.

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FEADSHIP Based in the Netherlands, Feadship is seen as one of the top leaders in the field of custom superyachts. With roots dating back to their creation all the way back in 1849, they are praised for their superb craftsmanship that defines many standards in every aspect related to their design, engineering and construction in every single vessel. More importantly, Feadship is known form their bespoke motoryachts are which they create in partnership with the owners, not to mention the fact that also operate dedicated charter and refit services exclusively for Feadships.

FINCATERI YACHTS Another fine example of the Italian quality of the luxury yacht market, Fincateri is a good example of a company that holds on deeply to that very same tradition, only building their yachts in Italy. This is a company with a deep understanding of what absolute beauty is and they suffuse every detail of their boats with mazing luxury details. A true testimony to the Italian quality in yacht building.

FERRETTI GROUP Ferretti is another top reference when it comes to the detailed

HEESEN YACHTS

construction and sale of luxury motor yachts, alongside with a unique

Hessen Yachts is a testimony to Dutch shipyard building, being a

portfolio of prestigious and exclusive brands. This Group, founded in

company that has evolved since its creation by Frans Heesen in 1978.

1968, has inherited centuries of Italian nautical tradition, shown through

It’s managed to concede some of the latest refined superyachts known

the quality of their exclusive vessels. With a presence in over 80 countries

for their exceptional performance, cutting-edge technology & timeless

and a network of 60 dealers, Ferretti Group is surely a presence not to be

design. They are currently the world leaders in aluminium construction,

missed in any luxury yacht event.

not to mention that their steel yachts have won major awards.


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ROLLS ROYCE Any car lover will immediately recognize this name. The company first originated in the 90s, having conceded some of the most marking vehicles the world has ever seen during the 20th century and still keeping up with the modern times, by producing truly modern cars that define quality and luxury for the 21st century. To this day the company maintains the principles of Sir Henry Royce, with every single one of their cars being built by hand at Goodwood, England.

LURSSEN Lurssen is yet another example of a successful family business in this bespoke sector. They’ve built more than 13000 boats, ships and yachts since 1875, having especially earned a notable reputation for their high-class tailor-made super yachts. They have a very complete team that allows for this success which includes the knowledges of design, engineering, design, construction, logistical and sales teams. Thanks to this dedicated workforce and their the close interaction with the client during a yacht process conception, this company has managed to maintain a solid fame within the boating community.

NOBISKURG Nobiskurg is a perfect example of centenary experience in yacht building. Having over 144 years of experience along with 750 delivered luxury vessels, the company manages to deliver some unique and timeless boats while maintaining their vision of redefining the art of yacht building. In order to do this, they combine some traditional German values with some cutting-edge technologies. Since 1905, this firm has managed to grow in numbers and experience, delivering some top-quality vessels ever seen on the Seven Seas.

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OCEANCO Oceanco is another weight name that never fails to be present at some of the top events in the boating industry. They have a solid reputation as the ones who thrive on amazing boat concepts which have never been done before. The company, based on the Netherlands, is highly

SUNSEEKER

recognized for their conception of custom Superyachts, that are able to

Sunseeker is a top reference when it comes to luxury motoryachts. This is

feature up to the 140 meters of range. With every new project that comes

a company that in present day, manages to export its motoryachts to five

their way Oceanco always has the goal of creating a sensorial experience,

continents and 61 countries through a network of several distributors.

that manages to balance the ship’s perfect appearance, with the extreme

This is the perfect example of a luxury brand which prides itself on

feeling of sea adventure.

continuous design, innovation, and style, a set of features which have earned them the reputation they enjoy to this day.

ROSSINAVI

TURQUOISE YACHTS Created in 1997 this Istanbul based superyacht builder (formerly known

Rossinavi is another top Italian example of top-notch luxury vessel

as Proteksan Turquoise) has gained a notable reputation for the delivered

conception, as well as of a quality family-run business. They are

20 megayachts, ranging from 40 to 72 meters, to their owners. Turquoise

a company which is very familiarized with working with metal,

Yachts specializes in the highest level of skilled joinery which is carried

a tradition that grew with the Rossi family at the Tuscan coast,

out by a talented team of artisan craftsmen who are used to handling and

in Viareggio. Thanks to this family tradition, Rossinavi has been

working with a varied set of materials, most notably wood, stainless steel

responsible for the creation of bespoke vessesl best defined as being

and leather. This quality is definitely reflected in the detailed precision

“works of art built to craftsman’s standards”.

seen in the luxury yachts they’ve successfully delivered.


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TOP LUXURY HOTELS IN MIAMI Miami is all about the luxurious yet relaxed lifestyle. The iconic, beautiful beaches are always full of visitors who want to spend a nice time by the ocean. With so many design events taking place in the city, you should start planning where do you want to spend your nights. CovetED Magazine brings you a selection of incredibly bespoke luxury hotels in the Miami area that will amaze you.

INTERCONTINENTAL MIAMI Discover a new dimension of sophisticated elegance at InterContinental Miami. Set in the heart of Downtown Miami’s thriving financial and business district, the hotel offers richly appointed accommodations and breathtaking views of Biscayne Bay. From dramatic digital artscapes, over 101,000 square feet of meeting space and 653 guestrooms, InterContinental Miami specializes in stylish flair, sophistication and world-class service. You can relax at mySpa, enjoy a cocktail at Toro Toro and experience all that the hotel has to offer. Address: 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131, USA

FAENA HOTEL MIAMI BEACH

MANDARIN ORIENTAL MIAMI

Designed by Oscar-winning duo Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin,

Surrounded by stunning water and amazing city views, the Mandarin

the Faena Hotel Miami Beach brings the Hollywood flare to the East

Oriental Hotel in Miami brings the essence of five-star luxury to Brickell

Coast. Staying here is like taking a very fun sink down the rabbit hole,

Key. With a private infinity edge pool, high energy bayside dining and an

where contemporary art and the hotel’s 1940’s interiors blend into

exotic day spa, the hotel offers a taste of Asian serenity in the middle of

something unlike anything else available on Miami’s Mid-Beach.

sun-kissed Miami.

Address: 3201 Colins, Miami, USA

Address: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL 33131, USA

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FOUR SEASONS HOTEL MIAMI The Four Seasons Hotel Miami is located in Brickell, often recognized as the “new heart of Miami”, with a culinary and entertainment scene that draws international attention. Enjoy incredible food and experience the hotel’s Presidential Suite, where you can lay back on a king-size bed and watch the Miami sunset over the bay on the 29th floor. Address: 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, USA

BILTMORE HOTEL With a timeless appeal and style, the Biltmore Hotel is Miami’s most elegant national historic landmark. Spanning over 150 acres of tropical

CONRAD MIAMI

landscape, the 271-room resort includes 174 suites and features

The incredible Conrad Miami Hotel places you in central Miami, where

spectacular Mediterranean architecture with Italian, Moorish and

you can enjoy and explore the city. Make yourself at home at the

Spanish influences. The hotel’s dining destinations include the award-

amazing hotel suites with luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets, relax at the

winning Palme d’Or, a contemporary French fine dining experience you

full-service spa or satisfy your appetite at the hotel’s restaurant.

can’t miss.

Address: 1395 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL, 33131, USA

Address: 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, Miami, Florida, USA


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JW MARRIOTT MIAMI JW Marriott Miami is a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the centre of Miami. The hotel boasts 296 rooms fully equipped with all the amenities you may need. Guests are not far from all that Miami has to offer, including the Port of Miami and South Beach. The iconic property is complete with a British-styled pub on the lobby level, a casual al fresco restaurant overlooking Brickell Avenue for lunch or dinner and the elegant light-filled Isabela’s for breakfast. Address: 1109 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131, USA

KIMPTON EPIC HOTEL

EAST HOTEL MIAMI Designed by award-winning architecture firm Arquitectonica and with

A boutique hotel in Miami’s vibrant downtown area, the Kimpton

interiors by New York-based Clodagh Design, EAST Miami is the first

Epic Hotel, marries the city’s sparkling energy and leisure lifestyle with

Swire Hotels property in North America and the third hotel under the

worldly sophistication and signature Kimpton hospitality. The 411

EAST brand. The design hotel has a prime location, located within Brickell

spacious guestrooms and suites, located on floors 18-30, envelop you in

City Centre, and has a superb mix of luxury retail, residential, office space

stylish, luxurious comfort. Soothing, glittering elements abound, echoing

and upscale amenities. EAST offers a unique mix of customized guest

the water and sun that characterize this fabulous location.

services, cutting-edge technology, and innovative restaurants and bars.

Address: 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, FL, 33131, USA

Address: 788 Brickell Plaza, Miami, FL 33131, USA

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TRUMP NATIONAL DORAL GOLF RESORT Trump National Doral Golf Resort is Miami’s premier 800-acre tropical oasis that has been meticulously redesigned to meet the unwavering Trump standard of excellence. The space provides a lifestyle of uncompromising personalized service, luxurious amenities and attention to detail that creates a lifetime of memories. Address: 4400 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33178, USA

MARRIOTT HARBOR BEACH RESORT

RENAISSANCE FORT LAUDERDALE CRUISE PORT HOTEL Cruise into coastal luxury at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port

With a stay at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in

Hotel. Here, in the heart of the vibrant 17th Street Cruise District, the

Fort Lauderdale, you’ll be conveniently close to Jungle Queen Riverboat

recently renovated hotel helps guests ease into vacation mode with inviting,

and Port Everglades. This resort is within close proximity of Bahia Mar

locally-inspired decor, stylish, modern guest rooms and an array of thoughtful

Marina and Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, perfect for every luxury yacht

amenities. Connected to the bustling downtown area via Las Olas Blvd. and

lover. Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa or enjoy a meal at one of the

only a short drive from Miami, the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port

resort’s exquisite restaurants, resulting in a memorable stay.

Hotel makes it easy to find authentic local experiences.

Address: 3030 Holiday Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA

Address: 1617 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA


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THE RITZ-CARLTON FORT LAUDERDALE The Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale is an amazing Fort Lauderdale lodging choice for your trip to Florida. With numerous amenities for guests such as 24-hour front desk, gift shop, jacuzzi or spa, you will wake up at The Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale feeling refreshed every day for your time in Fort Lauderdale. Address: 1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA

CONRAD FORT LAUDERDALE Hailed as the new beacon of luxury on Fort Lauderdale’s exclusive North Beach, Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach redefines

ultra-elegant

hospitality.

Offering

two

distinct collections of Luxury and Premium all-suite accommodations, the newly-opened beachfront resort overlooks the exquisite white beaches and cerulean waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Indulge in the luxury suites’ bespoke design, gourmet kitchen and Italian marble bathroom. Address: 551 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA

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MAISON & OBJET 2020

Maison & Objet Paris is one of the most quintessential events of the year, that really represents the future of the interior design world, through the establishment of amazing trends and exciting creations. This massive event shares a big importance for professionals that are working within the art of living in all its rich and varied expressions. This two-year lifestyle show brings together a 360°product offering. Decoration, design, furniture, accessories, textiles, fragrances, the world of children, tableware, and many more, are exclusively displayed for every design aficionado. Every exhibitor comes to Maison & Objet to showcase the most amazing and original creations, that always set great trends and inspirations for the year, specifically for 2020. Although there are many styles and areas that are represented throughout this event, these same styles coexist in a multifaceted way, through the inventive show design which enlivens the spaces. This extraordinary diversity is in line with the varied expectations of global markets. With each session, the great lifestyle platform, at the intersection of business and creativity, reveals solutions to visitors from around the world in search of uniqueness. All of these different styles and areas are carefully organized within the Maison category and Objet category. Maison & Objet’s goals are to present the best products in decoration and home interior solutions according to style. The Objet area is responsible for presenting the best objects and decorative accessories that are also displayed by product category. Every year, in January and September,


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Paris is surrounded by art and design, all concentrated in one place that stands as an important part of the design development, for sure! Between January 17th-21st, Paris will be the stage for the showcase of the best of the interior design world. Paris Nord Villepinte is once again the chosen location for this amazing event that’s Maison & Objet, that’s worldwide known for its capacity to present the upcoming trends, and exciting new products that are completely outside-the-box and, therefore more than worthy to be displayed to the world. Maison & Objet’s main goal is definitely to offer the attendees, the opportunity to discover the unexpected and to explore the future of living. At this design event there are top luxury brands that will be presenting their finest creations, and with that in mind you are more than welcome to feel inspired by them. Make sure to check out top luxury brands such as Boca do Lobo, Missoni Home, Fendi Casa, Vista Alegre, Covet House, Roberto Cavalli, Zaha Hadid, Lladró, Tom Dixon, and many other luxury brands that are absolutely breathtaking! While you’re attending this ultimate design event, there are some luxury hotspots that you should definitely check out such as Guy Savoy, L’Ambroisie and Arpège. These three-Michelin star restaurants are amazing for you to get the most bespoke culinary experience. Beyond the exploration of the finest French cuisine, you can also enjoy the

for you to upgrade your stay in the magnificent heart of Paris. Have the

most luxurious hotels during your stay in Paris. The Hôtel D’Aubusson

most wonderful time at this eventful season, and let yourself be

and Maison Albar Hotels Le Pont-Neuf are the most exquisite options

inspired by the world of design!

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IMM COLOGNE 2020

What is the best wayto start the year then to admire the best interior design trends and furniture collections in one of the best design events in the world? The international furniture fair is one of the leading events of the year, since it presents the latest furniture and interior design trends for the upcoming season. Every year, the international fair seeks to impress the interior design enthusiasts that go there to meet the best furniture and interiors solutions. From January 13th to 19th, all roads lead to the beautiful city of Cologne in Germany! During the week, the fair is open to trade visitors only, on weekends it also opens the doors to the private audience who is able to receive specialized information and purchase suggestions on the topics of furniture, furnishings, bedroom, interior design, interior decoration and design. Considered as an international communication forum and creative center of ideas for the world’s interior design lovers, IMM Cologne presents the whole furniture market at a glance and opens doors to global markets. The fair is accompanied by high-quality exhibitions, trend events and roundtables that complement the offer perfectly. Hosted at Koelnmesse Exhibition Centre in Cologne (Germany), IMM Cologne is one of the leading interior design events of the year since


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it is the place where all of the interior designers, distinguished brands and manufactures go to discover the biggest news in the industry. Just like the previous editions, this year’s event will register the presence of some of the best luxury brands, such as DelightFULL, Essential Home, Roche Bobois, Baxter and Poltrona Frau, that will present their newest furniture pieces and design ideas.Trendsetters and creative newcomers will present the innovations for the coming year at the international interiors show in Cologne. Besides the incredible stands by the best brands in the market, the visitors will also have the opportunity to participate in other activities like during the event, like the “Das Haus – Interiors on Stage”. This initiative is the large-scale installation of a living situation based on the very personal ideas of an internationally influential designer or design team who changes every year. From minimalist to extravagant, from matter-of-fact to sensuous, this incredible project it’s constructed from scratch, painted a n d l o v i n g l y f u r n i s h e d , v i s i t e d b y t h o u s a n d s , d i s c u s s e d a n d photographed. The newly designated Pure Atmospheres section at IMM cologne promises its visitors a fascinating experience in the form of immersive brand presentations by a host of premium design brands from the

international interiors industry. The “Trend Atmospheres” event concept will be focused once again in colour, materials and product trends providing an overview of what’s happening in home interiors right now. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about the industry’s future insights at their incredible talks, also known as “The Stage”. Here, some of the best interior designers and luxury brands will talk about the latest industry trends in the home living sector. Also , if you’re a young designer and you want to attend the international design fair, don’t miss the chance to show your incredible talent at the Pure Talents Contest. This incredible initiative is conceived exclusively for designers who are still pursuing their studies or have just left university. To elevate your incredible design experience during IMM Cologne week, make sure you choose the right places to stay and experience. Cologna is known for its incredible architectural history, so there are a few places in town that are quite emblematic, like the Hotel IM Warsserturm or the Hyatt Regency Cologne. Besides the incredible boutique hotels, Cologne is the culinary hub of the Rhineland and possibly the best city to eat in the country. The German city has more combined Michelin stars than any other city in the country, and ranks 6th out of all European cities. Since you’re going to the beautiful city of Cologne, make sure you experience some of the best fine-dining restaurants in town like “Vendôme”, for a modern french experience, or “Maximilian Lorenz” for a traditional yet modern German meal!

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10 SUPERYACHTS OWNED BY CELEBRITIES Celebrities are surrounded by rich and luxurious elements, whether it’s massive mansions or lavish and star-studded parties. Superyachts are also the ultimate acquisition for every celebrity, even if it’s just to spend an incredibly exquisite summer down the South of Italy and South of France. In these luxurious yachts, there are many exclusive amenities that you can only find in these Superyachts. Yachting design is perfectly composed of top interior design and architectural firms, that only provide the best of design, with the most bespoke pieces of furniture. With this special edition in mind, CovetED presents the most stunning Superyachts that were a big part of these celebrities’ luxurious way of life.


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BEETHOVEN (NUVOLARI & LENARD) It’s not only the Hollywood stars that have the most amazing time, sport stars are also major fans of nautical experiences, and Rafael Nadal is no exception. Nadal is worldly known for being a top Spanish tennis player in International men’s singles. As a sportsman, he has hold many records and won many awards for his amazing work throughout his career. With all the fame and glory he has achieved, Nadal has also awarded himself with a luxury yacht, the Beethoven, due to his love of yachting. Acquired in 2016, this 23.5 metre motor and Monte Carlo Yacht, was built in Montefalcone in Italy, by the French company Beneteau. When it comes to talk about the interiors of this luxurious yacht, the exterior and interior design was the responsibility of well recognized Italian design company Nuvolari Lenard. Through their creative design, the company was able to establish a perfect balance on the decor concept, to meet Nadal’s tastes and needs. This yacht features a stateroom, kitchen and cabins that are decorated in neutral tones, with accents of stone and slate with wooden finishes. There is also an expansive deck, a bimini top and a flybridge, that offers a stunning and comfortable accommodation. The tennis player has recently placed this magnificent luxury yacht for sale, so don’t lose the opportunity to shine by, with the stylish Beethoven.

EOS (FRANÇOIS CATROUX) Diane Furstenberg named her incredible luxury yacht after the Greek Goddess of the Dawn, Eos. This luxurious and historical yacht is a 93 metre Bermuda rigged schooner, with three amazing long masts, which makes it absolutely majestic. This was an incredible purchase by internationally fashion designer Diane Furstenberg, and her husband Barry Diller, in 2009. The famous company Lurssen was behind the built of this luxury yacht, where Bill Langan was responsible for the exterior design of this project, while the top French interior designer François Catroux embraced the embellishment of Furstenberg’s yacht. The wonderful Eos is able to comfortably accommodate 16 guests and 21 crew members. As far as the interiors go, François dedicated himself to reflect these celebrities’ tastes and personalities, while adapting to his design identity. The spaces throughout this yacht feature elegantly decorated and luxurious spaces, with many entertainment areas, such as a jacuzzi, a magnificent glass staircase and panoramic views.

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VA BENE (H2 YACHT DESIGN) H2 Yacht Design proudly presents one of their most astounding projects, the Va Bene Superyacht, a property by the worldwide known musician Eric Clapton. Built in 1992 by Euroship Cees Cornelissen, this yacht always has presented itself as a great love for this recognized musician. Once named Only 4 U, it was refitted in 2008 by prestigious interior design company H2 Yacht Design, and exterior design styling by The A Group and Richard Hein. Va Bene is able to fit about 12 guests and 14 crew members, within 6 spacious and exquisite cabins, including a master suite. Although it shares quite a few years of functioning, the yacht has faced a remodel, and also presents a timeless styling, with beautiful furnishings, which perfectly state the concept of comfort combined with elegance. The leisure and entertainment facilities are definitely what transform this place, especially with the Jacuzzi on deck, gym and wellness area, stabilizers at anchor, and many water activities at your disposal. The recurring decor style sits on neutral tones across every room available, as well as the presence of Art Deco. With that theme, there’s a relaxed, comfortable and fresh harmony that’s discovered on the Va Bene. Throughout the Superyacht, there are visible divided areas: the card playing area with leather chairs, a movie lounge area with upholstered pieces, a formal dining room, filled with luxurious lighting, Italian marble and displays of abstract art. From abstract art, marble sculptures and ceramic vases, the yacht stands as a massive art gallery, as well as a music homage.


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REGINA D’ITALIA II’S (LAZZARINI PICKERING) Meet Regina D’Italia II’s, a Super Luxury Yacht, that belongs to fashion designers, Domenico and Stefano Gabbana, the founders of the iconic Italian brand Dolce & Gabbana. Not only have they expressed the best of design everywhere, they also possess the finest of design, especially on this Super Luxury Yacht. Regina D’Italia II’s stands as the perfect reflection of these worldwide famous designers, built by Codecasa, in Italy, around 2006. The exterior design was made by the expert work of Della Role Design, while the luxurious interior design was proudly assigned to Lazzarini Pickering. This extraordinary yacht features a capacity of 12 guests and a crew of 10 members, within 6 cabins, including one master suite, one VIP, two double and two twins. The 167.32-feet yacht is equipped with an ultra-modern stabilization system, which provides a comfortable luxury experience. Perfectly balancing the concept of flamboyance and minimalism, Lazzarini Pickering established an exquisite setting, focusing on high-fashion living. The minimalist architecture and its incomparable richness is clear on the materials throughout the Superyachts. Its decoration shares rubies and sapphires taps, gold veined marble floors and animalistic prints prevailing as a texture.

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CHRISTINA O (APOSTOLOS MOLINDRIS & ASSOCIATES) Christina O stands as a Superyacht that is full of History and Heritage, which means that it is almost impossible to deliver a fair amount for what this creation offers: a life of stories that you could never replace! Built in 1943 by Canadian Vickers, it was shortly purchased by Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis in 1954. Since then, the Superyacht has been able to receive visits from Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Winston Churchill, John F Kennedy and many other celebrities. This 325-feet creation has been refitted in 2017, with a stylish interior design setting from design firm, Apostolos Molindris & Associates. This Superyacht is able to fit 34 guests and a crew of 38, within 17 cabins. This custom project still features some of the bespoke elements that came with its first construction such as an original lapis fireplace, with a English Country Manor House style decor. This historical yacht has recently been the stage for the getaway wedding of Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz, on the South of the Italian Island of Capri. Within the Christina O, you can also find the distinguished Onassis Suite, that features na onyx fireplace and illumination by ostentatious Baccarat crystal Wall lights. There is also a large space for leisure and entertainment amenities, such as a completed library, a massive saloon, a magnificent ballroom, a gym and music room, where Sinatra has once performed.

TRANQUILITY (WINCH DESIGN) Meet the former Equanimity, and actual Tranquility Superyacht, that was originally built in 2013! This stunning superyacht is an incredible creation of Oceanco with a fabulous interior design by prestigious design firm, Winch Design. Able to fit up to 22 guests and a crew of 29, it features the astounding number of 10 rooms, divided into 1 master suite, 3 VIP rooms, 4 Double, 2 Twin Rooms, and many more. This elegant creation is going to shine on mega-famous celebrity Kylie Jenner’s lavish 22nd birthday party. This 300.20-feet luxurious Superyacht features a perfectly conceptualized Asian-inspired theme, where wood, bamboo, marble and gold leaf are the main materials within. But that’s not all, as you should expect! This Superyacht shares many ostentatious amenities such as a Helipad, a Beach Club, Wellness Area, Cinema, Swimming Pool, and many more. Tranquility states the incredible amount of US$1.25 Million per week, and it is the most perfect idea to enjoy on a massive party, surrounded by friends and family.


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VENUS (PHILIPPE STARCK) Venus is a tribute to the Roman Goddess of Love. Built for the late Apple founder, Steve Jobs, but unfortunately not ready before his death, this Superyacht was made to meticulously measure to this technology mogul. Ready in 2012, Venus is massively private, covered in glass, and features, of course, a high level of technology throughout the whole yacht. The top French interior designer Philippe Starck was the head designer responsible for the embellishment of this project, along with Feadship, that was responsible for its magnificent built. This 78.2 metre Superyacht belongs to the late Apple founder’s wife, Laurene Powell Jobs. The stunning interior design within the Venus’ spaces shares a minimalistic design, filled with bespoke and unique pieces of furniture. The interior fits a space that could include up to 12 guests and 22 crew members, throughout 14 cabins, that ensure a luxury yacht experience. Feadship company embellished the Superyacht with large cabin windows, almost floor to ceiling, as well as the main living area. Among special features of this impressive vessel, there are seven 27-inch iMac computers.

SEVEN SEAS (NUVOLARI & LENARD) Steven Spielberg is a worldwide famous filmmaker, that has been recognized for his artwork on films such as JAWS, E.T., Schindler’s List, Jurassic Park, and many other film masterpieces. As you can see, the filmmaker is not only known for his achievements, but also for his impact on yachting, since he possesses one of the most coveted Superyachts of all time, the Seven Seas. This 282.15-feet custom motor Superyacht, was built by Oceanco in the Netherlands, and officially launched in 2010, with an exquisite exterior and interior design by design experts Nuvolari & Lenard. This impressive luxury Superyacht has the capacity for 14 guests, and 26 crew members, throughout 7 cabins, in which there is one master suite, 2 VIP rooms, 2 double and 2 twins. On the exterior you’re able to see a magnificent infinity pool on the aft deck, as well as the possibility to turn in into a helipad or even an entertaining area. The interior features a contemporary theme, with walnut, teak and rosewood balanced with natural materials, fabrics and colours. The main salon is embellished with a professional projection system and a 5x2m screen which will transform into a screening theatre. Besides a 250m2 main salon that’s able to host a massive party, there’s a stylist dining area prepared for every occasion. In 2015, it was reported that Spielberg would start building a new and great Superyacht, but it’s not clear if he proceeded with a new construction. Instead, in 2016, Seven Seas went through a refit at Amico and Co, an Italian shipyard.

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FLYING FOX (MARK BERRYMAN) This US$400 Million exquisite Superyacht is called Flying Fox, and it is the recent acquisition of Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos. This brand new Superyacht was built this year, which means that this is a very recent creation from the company Lurssen. This astounding 446.19-feet Yacht features the amazing number of 11 cabins, including a master suite and 10 VIP staterooms, which is able to fit up to 22 guests and a crew of 54. This relaxed luxury yacht shares a timeless styling, with a comfortable and elegant concept, yet with the most amazing and bespoke pieces. Since its recent built, the present decor features a wooden-theme, with a very contemporary style. With a special contribution of Espen Oeino on exterior design, and interior designer Mark Berryman, this project features the most luxurious amenities. For relaxation and entertainment, there are many facilities such as a 12-meter swimming pool, a 400m 2-Floor Spa Area, Helipad, cinema, elevator, and many other facilities.


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MAIN (GIORGIO ARMANI S.P.A., ORTELLI ARCHITETTI) Giorgio Armani is a true Italian fashion icon and designer that delivers to the world the best of design. This fashion mogul not only reflects the luxurious concept on fashion, but also in his every own way of life, and his Superyacht is the most incredible way to prove it. Meet Main, the 213.25-feet Superyacht, that was proudly built by Codecasa in Italy, in 2008. As well as its built, the exterior design was also a master work from this own company, where sophistication and engineering are their expertise, in which they completely succeeded. The Main features a capacity for 12 guests and 14 crew members, throughout 7 cabins, divided into 1 master suite and 6 rooms. With a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, with teak decks, this yacht is also fitted on-board comfort, through the implement of “zero speed stabilizers”. There is also a gym jacuzzi on deck, tender garage and many other ostentatious amenities. For the luxurious interiors, Giorgio Armani and Ortelli Architetti joined forces to bring the Main yacht to life, through the establishment of maximum luxury, as you would expect from Armani. The interiors are filled with Armani Casa custom pieces, such as sofas, centre tables and fashionable stools. Natural birchwood is the material that obviously prevails, applied to the floors, indoor stairs, venetian blinds and bulkheads, while the bathrooms are decorated with marble. There’s also an eccentric fireplace in the main deck’s saloon and a galley adorned with retro satin glass. The majority of pieces that are available on this yacht was developed by Armani, and the chosen palette sat on metal grey ceilings and dark green walls, although each cabin features a different colour scheme.

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10 MOST INSPIRATIONAL SUPERYACHT DESIGNERS The world of luxury superyachts is truly incredible, with an array of amazingly talented designers that dedicate their careers to this luxurious field of design. CovetED Magazine brings you a our selection of the top 10 Most Inspirational Superyacht Designers, many of whom we had the pleasure of interviewing, allowing for a deeper dive into their design aesthetic and inspiration for luxury yachts. Discover how they started, what drives them and what to expect for the future.


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BANNENBERG & ROWELL DESIGN DICKIE BANNENBERG AND SIMON ROWELL Bannenberg & Rowell is an award-winning superyacht design studio

glass panels in the hull, above and below the waterline.”

based in Fulham, the direct descendent of the Jon Bannenberg studio

Regarding craftsmanship, Dickie admits that the custom yacht

established in the early 1960s. Headed by Dickie Bannenberg and

industry supports many craftsmen, artisans and specialists. “From the

Simon Rowell, the studio is renowned for its creative, contemporary

perspective of interior design, the field widens hugely with craftsmen

and approachable design – both in interior and exterior. In addition

and women out there able to tackle anything a designer can imagine.”

the team undertake residential, aircraft and furniture design.

The studio has won multiple World Superyacht and International

We had the pleasure of catching up with Dickie Bannenberg, who

Superyacht Society awards and was included by Architectural Digest

revealed that his father used to say that nobody needs a yacht.

in their Top 100 Designers. Yacht projects have been completed at

However, Dickie looks at his work as a position of amazing privilege,

almost every leading yard, including nine new builds at Feadship,

because “as a designer you are creating something bespoke for clients

seven at Heesen and projects at Abeking & Rasmussen, Lürssen,

who are accustomed to the very best.” The designer admits that

Benetti, Trinity, Baglietto, Palmer Johnson and Admiral Technomar.

the studio has no typical client. “But they are connected by seeking

For the future, the designer expects an equally diverse nature of yacht

progressive and interesting design. Some have a pretty advanced idea

design due to the diverse range of clients, claiming that “explorer

of what they want, others less so, and look to us for setting out the

yachts are certainly becoming more prevalent. You could say that

design map.”

privacy is the new luxury and in that sense, owners like to venture

When it comes to yacht trends, Dickie believes that “there is an

further afield, away from the rather familiar waters of the Cote

unmistakable momentum towards creating better exterior spaces

d’Azur and Caribbean. For my part, I’d like to see a much deeper

which interact with the sea. Think balconies, terraces, beach clubs.

environmental commitment on the part of everyone involved in

Elsewhere, glazing technological advances allowing larger windows

yachting. Tighter standards, tougher regulations and a pivot away

and more natural light. At a certain size of yacht, you might see thick

from some of the materials viewed as rare and luxurious finishes.”

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KEN FREIVOKH KEN FREIVOKH DESIGN Working from his studio based on the River Hamble on the south

“Designing yachts combine my fascination and life long involvement

coast of the UK, superyacht designer Ken Freivokh actually started

with design, with my love of yachts.

life as an architect. Raised in Los Angeles, he studied engineering and

innovation, combining technical issues with space and aesthetic

architecture in Peru before moving to the UK to study at the Royal

treatment, offering the opportunity to create a floating ‘world’ with its

College of Art, graduating in 1972 with a Masters in Design. It was

own individual and unique character. “

while working as an architect that Freivokh first encountered yacht

Perhaps most famously, Ken Freivokh design the exterior and interior

design, and as an experienced sailor it was when buying his own

of US venture capitalist Tom Perkins’ superyacht Maltese Falcon, at

yacht – and asking for some changes to be made – that he started to

88 metres notable for its innovative Dynarig and still one of the largest

make the transition to the industry.

private sailing yachts in the world. That is set to change with the

Today, Ken Freivokh Design is a multi-disciplinary team renowned for

Freivokh-designed superyacht Dream Symphony, a striking 141 metre

creating unique “out of the box” design solutions. Among the most relevant

contemporary wooden schooner that is currently under construction

list of core services that this form provides, aside from interior design,

at the Dream Ship Victory yard in Turkey. Some of Freivokh’s most

we can include external styling, project management and supervision,

relevant vessels can also include high performance yachts such as Leopard

as well as CAD and 3D design. The company has these services applied

and Ocean Phoenix and also some more classic yachts such as Atlantide,

to luxury yachts as well as to other projects of architecture, residential

Spada, Saga and Sycara.

interiors, private jets and industrial design. The innovative design team’s

When it comes to the type of clients that Ken Freivokh Design usually

methodology involves a careful analysis of the client’s brief, examination

has under their wing, they all have one thing in common: success. The

of first principles, lateral thinking and formulation of very special designs,

designer stated this word ad a common denominator for the customers,

always aimed at raising the bar of excellence. Freivokh himself revises

seen as they have achieved notorious success each of them within their

himself in those feature, and has stated that designing yachts is definitely

particular sphere of activity. Thanks to the victories in their career and

his lifelong goal and and achievement.

in their lifetime, they are people that dream high and manage to achieve

There is amazing scope for


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that very same vision. That matter also ends up being a factor that, for Ken Freivokh, defines a lot of the features of many current yacht owners. “I find that current yacht owners are more prepared to accept innovation, and to allow designers to create a yacht which is totally unique and personal, and expression of the owners tastes and interests.” When it comes to projects, aside from some aforementioned superyacht designs, Freivokh has also had a series of relevant collaborations with several production yacht builders which includes names such as Sunseeker and Discovery Yachts. Aside from developing several interior design styles with these two companies, Ken Freivokh has also developed tender designs with Pasoe. In all of his work it’s evident that quality and bespoke craftsmanship has a relevant role in the quality that is reflected on each of his company’s projects, and the designer knows this. “There will always be a role for bespoke craftsmanship, even in the most simple and minimalistic designs, and such skills are essential and reflect the quality and intricacy of the design.” It’s very evident that Freivokh, alongside his team, throughout many years have been responsible for the creation of a variety of stunning yacht exteriors and interiors. The studio has gained a reputation very notable for showing a common element to their projects: cutting edge and often futuristic concept designs. However, the designer stated that he believes that the industry can still move forward a lot faster through the adoption of other more creative and advanced design methods. He believes that the designers in the industry are more than ready to take on the challenge of adapting to that change, and it’s only a matter of preparing the other groups inserted in the community for this eventual change.

“I believe that yachts could still move forward adopting more creative and advanced techniques, three dimensional structural solutions such as space frames and geodesic structures, much greater use of structural glass to achieve amazing panoramic views from all key areas of the yacht. The designers are ready, the owners can be made ready, the shipyards have to brace themselves to be ready!” COVETED MAGAZINE PAGE 47.


MARK TUCKER DESIGN UNLIMITED Mark Tucker is a man with an over 30-year-old-experience in the

valuable reputation for his “fresh” interior and exterior design stylings

yacht interior design world, being also known for projects such as the

in the production of yachts and superyachts, be them either sailboats or

64.68-metre Shemara, 53-metre Mirage and 46.2-metre Pink Gin VI, as

motorboats. When it comes to the remarkable projects of the studio we

well as for being the creator and managing director of another relevant

can indicate their take on vessels such as Visione, Sojana and Pink Gin

company within the industry: Design Unlimited. This company

V, as well as some relevant projects for companies such as Sunseeker

was created precisely in the beginning of the new millennium and it

International as well as Bavaria Yachtbau. The team of this incredible

quickly became a turning point in Mark’s career. He had the previous

design firm has been awarded with some relevant awards such as the

advantage of having worked for two major players within the yachting

ShowBoats Best Refit award for Elisabeth F, and a World Superyacht

community: he was involved with Camper & Nicholsons (Yachts) Ltd

Awards commendation for Karia. Curiously enough Mark has had a

as an interior design specialist and also within Ken Freivokh Design

unique sailing career alongside his wife Julie Tucker, who is currently

as an associate partner. Thanks to these previous jobs, he earned a

working as the Financial Director of Design Unlimited.


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JONNY HORSFIELD H2 YACHT DESIGN Jonny Horsfield is the Owner and Creative Director of the prestiged

Talisman C. This would be the company’s first new-build, and an event

company H2 Yacht Design, considered as a veteran among the yachting

which would propel them into trying the areas of exterior styling and

industry. Jonny started giving his first steps within the area after having

interior design of many amazing luxury yachts. Jonny has five key factors

graduated from Coventry University in a period during which he studied

that he still takes into account while doing his job in approaching design:

car design. Ironically fate would lead him away from cars and approach

creating a relaxing ambience, focusing on functionality and flexibility,

him to the wonders of superyacht styling. This happened due to his

and cost effective solutions, while maintaining the highest quality and

first professional experiences which have allowed him to work alongside

using the most exquisite materials for a quality job.

Martin Francis, and then spending five years under the professional wing

Among some honors H2 Yacht Design has received throughout the years,

of Donald Starkey. After having created H2 Yacht Design, during the

we can definitely point to the ShowBoats Design Award they’ve won

first steps of the business they’ve worked mostly on superyacht refits. In

in 2013 thanks to their take on the interior layout design of Proteksan

2005 a new opportunity came forward for the company with a proposal

superyacht Vicky. Aside from some bespoke luxury vessels, the firm has

of working on the interior design of the 54 metre Proteksan superyacht

also been involved with the interior design of several private residences.


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STEVE GRESHAM GRESHAM YACHT DESIGN Steve Gresham is the creator of Gresham Yacht Design and a good

the yachting industry in the present. Regarding current yacht trends, the

example of a person who’s had a long background of experience which

designer says that “looking at the interior, we are seeing more requests

would culminate in his initiative of creating his own business within the

for large open spaces and relaxed, easy to maintain interior finishes.”

boating area.

When it comes to craftsmanship, Steve Gresham believes that “the role

Ironically, his path didn’t begin in the boating industry alike many other

of craftspeople in our market is very important. Without the specialist

top players in the industry, but now his favourite part about his work is

tradespeople we have within our industry, the yachts you see today

“the process of translating an owner’s ideas onto paper and to see that

just wouldn’t have been possible. We work with a number of interior

idea grow and develop”. According to the designer, the typical yacht

outfitters and artisans that are able to translate our drawings and ideas

client is “varied and comes to us from all over the world. While there is

into reality in ways that wouldn’t otherwise be viable.”

much we could share about them, we take their privacy very seriously

For the future of the yacht design world, Gresham says it is a “very

and can’t discuss anything about them, except to say that they are very

slow-moving sector and so changes take a long time”. Since the world

successful. If it weren’t for these individuals, our industry would cease to

is focused on sustainability and being environmentally friendly, the

exist and with it, hundreds of thousands of jobs. They play a crucial role

designer believes that “we are likely to see more design ideas that revolve

in the superyacht market and beyond.”

around new technologies to achieve these goals. It would be good to see

He was always very noticed thanks to his particular sketching and

more superyachts fitted with equipment that can help clean, map and

drawing abilities, as well as his sharp understanding of 3D form, which

monitor the health of our seas, coral reefs and ocean life, in a bid to help

he can easily manage to create some of the most amazing models seen in

improve all of it for future generations.”

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ANDREW WINCH WINCH DESIGN Specialising in interior and exterior yacht design, Andrew Winch started

array of aircrafts and helicopters.

in Jon Banneberg’s pioneering yacht design studio in 1980 having been

When it comes to their work, according to Jim Dixon, the current

mentored by the legendary designer as a student. After six years, Winch

Director of Yachts and Aviation at Winch Design, he loves the flexibility

set out on his own, forming Andrew Winch Designs in 1986 with his

and variation that comes every day with every new challenge they are

wife, Jane. In 2015 the firm was re-branded as Winch Design.. The

handled. They have a habit of nurturing and and developing each of their

Winch Design Yachts Studio has been established for over 30 years and

client’s individual dreams until it culminates in a final result that can be

is currently led by Jim Dixon.

seen as a milestone for the team and the client. The team adores seeing

Alongside interior design and exterior styling for luxury yachts and

their clients’ reactions.

yacht refits, Winch Design also has an architecture studio since 2009,

“The knowledge that everyone’s hard work has yielded something

with a team of around 30 architects and interior designers and an

entirely unique and above all, technically faultless and beautiful, is a

aviation studio that, since 2002, has expanded its portfolio with an

wonderful and very proud moment for us all.”


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Speaking of their type of clients, most of them are billionaires, many of whom come from industries such as fin-tech and e-commerce. Aside from looking for something unique and suiting for their lifestyle, they are very detail-oriented in their vision of a dream yacht. The team at Winch Design has a good habit of getting to know their clients, more specifically their tastes, preferences and habits, and from there initiate a collaborative conversation which will be an essential base step towards achieving an incredible final result. “It’s great when the client is fully involved and there is a creative

“I would like to see other luxury industry leaders promoting the conversation about sustainability, publicly supporting and financing conservation charities as well as making small changes from the bottom to the top. “

dialogue between them and our designers as it means that we are able to understand their dreams in their entirety.” The team shares a passion for delivering designs imbued with the Winch ethos for beauty, uniqueness and perfect proportion. The work created by the Studio over the last 33 years speaks for itself and current projects continue to push boundaries and expectations of design. They’ve also managed to create some relevant relationships with many of their suppliers, each of them being a master in their own craft. Craftsmanship, for that matter, is a matter that the team gives a great amount of emphasis to, seen as they invest in it for the final results. When it comes to trends in the yachting world, Jim points to the increasing popularity that explorer yachts are gaining throughout this period. According to him, these vessels have features such as robust hulls, higher crew capacity and superior storage space, alongside with the fact that are vessels equipped with the tech, durability and propulsion power which allows the owner, guests and crew to enjoy travels across a variety of extreme environments. As a matter of fact Winch Design has been working on three projects directed toward that sense, seen as these yachts are taking over many sea lovers. “Clients are expecting a flow and consistency between their spaces on land and at sea and want their yachts to be multi-functional and capable of functioning in the same way as a home on land. Some clients are choosing to spend extended periods of time on board, some are even choosing to live permanently on board. “

When it comes to some possible changes in the yachting industry, Jim Dixon predicts a dramatic change in the superyacht industry in this upcoming decade. There are a series of rules which are being applied to help the the move towards carbon neutral methods of propulsion, in order to help control the levels of pollution in several areas at risk. He predicts a huge increase in Hydrogen fuel Powered Yachts, a type of vessel which will be protected from loss of value and produce no harmful emissions, as well as a resurgence of interest in sailing yachts, which are boats that can be very luxurious, and also help on the ecological matter. In Norway, for that matter, certain fjords have banned combustion fuelled liners and yachts from entering in a bid with the goal of eradicating the high levels of pollution detrimental for the local environment. Jim manifests a hope that the yachting community will start to turn to discussions regarding ecological and sustainable matters through which the boating industry can help protect the environment.

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ZAHA HADID STUDIO Zaha Hadid, in ore word, could be described as magnificent! This

aquatic centre for the London 2012 Olympics, the MAXXI Museum

eccentric and out-of-the-box Iraqi-British architect has definitely

in Rome, the Guangzhou Opera House in China, and many other

revolutionize the world of architecture and interior design, through

exceptional projects. As far as the luxury yacht industry goes, Zaha

her many eccentric designs created on a worldwide level. She was

Hadid was responsible for one of the most exquisite and extraordinary

the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, and

Superyachts you would ever see, the Unique Circle Yachts. For

was made a Dame by the Queen Elizabeth II. She’s recognized for

Bloom+Voss Shipyards, the designer these five unbelievably futuristic

her exceptional designs, and for liberating architectural geometry,

yachts, that together form a master 128m yacht. Her design identity is

which absolutely transformed the way we look at architecture

present throughout all of her creations, establishing an amazing legacy

and design today. Some of her most astounding works feature the

for the late designer.


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Y.CO Y.CO is an exquisite yacht management company, that is able to

a team of over 100. They share a large amount of services, including

deliver the most amazing selection of luxury Yachts and Superyachts.

purchase assistance, sales, charter and new-build project coordination.

Gary Wright and Charlie Birkett started this company in 2004, with

One of their recent acquisitions to their portfolio is the Golden Eagle,

the goal to make yacht aficionados dreams come true. They intend

an exquisite yacht that was designed by top interior designer, Tino

to establish and culminate every need from every yacht owner,

Zervudachi. This brand new refit has resulted on a luxurious reflection

and that’s why they’re one of the go-to companies when it comes

of good taste, mixing the power of quality and contemporary living,

to the luxury yachts industry. Since its establishment, they have

with cleaner lines and not very traditional.

grown exponentially, becoming an industry-leading company with

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BENETTI YACHTS One of the oldest builders of luxury yachts in the entire world, Benetti

product built to the highest quality standards and, most importantly,

was established by Lorenzo Benetti in 1873. They began to build

respecting the client’s expectations. A Benetti Yacht is a combination

wooden boats used for local and international trade. 146 years later,

of the highest technical and functional standards with an impressive

following the acquisition by the esteemed Turin-based boat builder

appearance and comfort.

Azimut Spa, they have created an incredible portfolio filled with over

Benetti’s staff has one single primary goal: Benetti’s owners satisfaction.

350 built boats, over 300,000 sqm (3.229.173 sq.ft) of production

And it features the finest professionals, from architects to engineers,

facilities at three shipyards in Italy and 35 yachts currently under

project managers, designers, specialized engineers and the savviest and

construction, including three giga yachts of 100mt and longer.

expert craftsmen. Every single one of these professionals owns a set of

Their quality is undeniable and is guaranteed by the Benetti Quality

skills that includes flexibility, creativity, determination and passion,

System, which is part of the company’s mission of delivering a

together with the courage to accept ever-changing challenges.


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Benetti has a strong craftsmanship heritage that comes from Viareggio, which is a seaside city in Tuscany with powerful local seafaring culture, and where the company was born. The very talented group of the finest carpenters, metalworkers, marble-cutters and drawers has been refining skills as time passes by, allowing the company to look to the future with optimism. Whoever owns a Benetti yacht, owns much more than just a yacht.

He owns the subtle combination of the finest Italian tradition and craftsmanship with the latest technology. He owns interiors conveyed with excellence and exclusiveness. He owns a combination of the use of top raw materials with the finest craftsmanship. He owns a jewel that was polished to the very last centimeter, and tailor made by the best, in order to obtain the most outstanding and unique aesthetic and functional product.

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REMI TESSIER

REMI TESSIER DESIGN Rémi Tessier’s approach to design is founded in simplicity, where

into residential projects until a client asked him to do the interior design

function determines form.While each interior project is client-tailored

for Perini Navi Squall in 2000. Following that Tessier, had moved his

and bespoke, they all share a peaceful elegance. After all, luxury and

studio to Paris, was asked to design a second Perini yacht interior and

refinement should be sensed rather than ostentatiously forced. As such,

his reputation grew. Rémi Tessier lives in Paris and has a studio and

exceptional quality and imperceptible detail are the cornerstones of

showroom nearby above the Gagosian Gallery.

Rémi’s design philosophy.

Rémi Tessier yacht interior designs are among the most sought after in

Superyacht designer Rémi Tessier began his career as a cabinetmaker,

the industry and Tessier superyachts include Ernesto Bertarelli’s Vava II,

leaving home in 1979 aged 15 to join the Compagnons du Devoir of

the 49 metre superyacht Satori, Feadship Kahalani and Fitzroy Yachts

Tour de France – a traveling trades guild of carpenters, stonemasons and

Zefira. Excited by the infinite possibility of design, Rémi finds reward in

other artisans that has its routes in the Middle Ages. He left the Tour in

successfully interpreting his clients desires to deliver the right solution.

1987 and sought work redesigning shop interiors, gradually progressing

By capturing the soul of a space, the experience will follow.


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ESPEN ØINO

ESPEN OEINO INTERNATIONAL Espen Oeino International has been combining the finest of yacht

are the Octopus, Skat, Pegasus, and many other incredible luxurious

design for over twenty years. They specialize the design of custom

yachts. Their focus stands on a long and creative process, to achieve

motor yachts for international clients, from Japan to Seattle. The

magnificent results, from concept to development, engineering,

talented team of experts is composed by 17 professionals, where

production of prototypes, design and follow-up. Through styling

multicultural and multi disciplined elements are imperative. Based

and space planning, they’re able to deliver the most amazing and

in Monaco, the yachting capital, the studio has established their

exquisite settings, that are a perfect fit for every yachting aficionado.

mark, standing as one of the world’s leading design studios for

Their incredible characteristics are definitely what makes them one

custom motor yachts. Some of their best and significant projects

of the world’s leaders of the yachting design.

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BEST SUPERYACHT PROJECTS OF 2019 CovetED Magazine brings you a selection of award-winning motor and sailing yachts that are considered the best superyacht projects of 2019. All with the signature of top interior designers and design studios, these yachts are the ultimate luxury item to indulge in this year. Most of these yachts were built in 2018 and delivered in 2019, while others are being built as we speak, to cruise the waters in 2020.


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GO BY H2 DESIGN The exterior design of GO was in essence an evolution of My Vicky, the

superstructure; from the open aft corners of the swim platform to the

previous 73m collaboration between H2 and Turquoise yachts launched

distinctive square design of the gym, with its tubular polished stainless

in 2012. The soft lines and distinguishable midship arch and balconies are

decoration flanked by symmetrical stairs up to the sun deck. The bold

somewhat of a trademark feature recognisable in other designs.

turquoise hull reinforces a connection with the sea and this colour theme

This stunningly beautiful yacht is as equally impressive on the exterior

carries through onto a number of the loose exterior deck furniture pieces,

as she is on the interior. There is an increased level of attention to detail

reinforcing the narrative from the interior.

not typically seen on vessels of this size, especially on the exterior deck

With massaging water jets and outdoor TV, the pool location offers

furniture, where maintenance is a concern. The fluidity and continuous

unrivalled views from this elevated position. The ‘piece de résistance’ is a

lines of the exterior styling are harmonious with the yacht’s natural

cleverly disguised waterfall integrated into the forward part of the mast,

environment, resulting in a truly holistic design.

providing entertainment for all ages. These are the details that make it a

There is a uniqueness and individuality to areas of the exterior

truly unique vessel.

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VOLPINI 2

REYMOND LANGTON DESIGN With exterior design by Tim Heywood and interior design by

renewing constantly with living, breathing spaces that invite you

Reymond Langton, Volpini 2 is the newest motor yacht built by

inside. The AMELS 188’s smart layout maximises guest enjoyment

AMELS. Measuring 57,70m (188’) motor yacht Volpini 2 is the first

– from open decks with generous outdoor spaces to the lure of the

AMELS 188 vessel and belongs to the yard’s Limited Editions series,

30 square-metre Beach Club and the Wellness Centre’s gym, sauna

with its recognisable exterior lines and innovative features.

and Turkish steam shower. The full-beam Owner’s Suite covers

Convinced by Pascale Reymond and Andrew Langton’s talent and

almost 80 square metres, and features a large folding balcony and

reputation for attention to detail, AMELS invited the design duo to

mid-beam sliding doors for privacy. Her interiors accommodate up

create their vision of AMELS 188’s impressive interiors. Reymond

to 12 guests in six suites. She has a crew of 13.

Langton’s stunning design concept surpasses all expectations,


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SEATIUS

NAUTA DESIGN The 95.90ft SW 96 sail yacht Seatius was built by Southern Wind in South Africa, at their Cape Town shipyard. Nauta Design is responsible for her beautiful exterior and interior design. The Seatius is optimized for very high-performance worldwide cruising program and features wide aft sections and an open transom. The interiors feature Southern Wind Shipyard’s most popular owner’s cabin layout, with two comfortable guest cabins amidships, crew quarters and galley aft. The crew area has an efficient working environment for four and includes a double en-suite Captain’s cabin. The Seatis has won the Best Interior Design Sailing Yachts award at the prestigious 2019 Boat International Design and Innovation Awards. The yacht interiors were masterfully drawn by long-time Southern Wind collaborators Nauta Design, perfectly translating the owners’ taste with the help of the interior designer Jeroen Machielsen, from Studio Hermanides, for the decoration. The success of the outcome has been widely appreciated by all.


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MADSUMMER LÜRSSEN

The 311ft (95m) yacht by Lürssen has been successfully delivered to her owner, nearly 3 full months early. Formerly known as Project FIJI, MADSUMMER was sold by Moran Yacht & Ship. The superyacht features a 39 ft (12m) swimming pool, a huge spa and big diving areas. It is be helicopter-ready, storing a helicopter on the bow, and is capable of worldwide cruising. MADSUMMER can accommodate 20 guests in 10 suites on board, as well as up to 39 crew members that will ensure a relaxed luxury yacht experience. Timeless styling, beautiful furnishings and sumptuous seating are featured throughout to create an elegant and comfortable atmosphere. MADSUMMER’s impressive leisure and entertainment facilities make her the ideal charter yacht for socialising and entertaining with family and friends.


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VIJONARA

HOEK DESIGN The 138.62ft custom sail yacht Vijonara was built by Pendennis in

double cabin and one twin cabin. She is also capable of carrying up

United Kingdom at their Falmouth, Cornwall shipyard in 2018. Her

to six crew onboard to ensure the ultimate luxury yacht experience.

elegant exterior and interior styling are the work of Hoek Design,

Powered by 1 Scania (DI13 081M) 265hp diesel engines, and propelled

who is also responsible for her engineering. Vijonara’s interior

by her one screw propeller, sailing yacht Vijonara is capable of a top

configuration has been designed to comfortably accommodate up to

speed of knots, and comfortably cruises at knots when powered by

six guests overnight in three cabins, comprising a master suite, one

her engine. Her water tanks store around 4,660 of fresh water.

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AQUARIVA

MARC NEWSON One of the most important highlights of ‘Aquariva by Marc

features anodised aluminium for discreet hooks, cleats, handles, and

Newson’ is that it is Marc’s first fully realised nautical design.

holds, a streamlined instrument panel, and a wrap-around laminated

Succeeding its predecessor of 1960, the glamorous Aquarama, the

windscreen made from a single sheet of glass.

contemporary Aquariva is the perfect combination of the classic

And if this is still not enough to convince you, wait until you get

Italian with a streamlined and futuristic styles, without losing

to know the modified interior design. It is upholstered in bright

its characteristic features.

bold colours including a vivid turquoise as an improvement of the

Instead of the traditional mahogany, the deck features a distinctive

Aquarama’s original tone. Other relevant amenities include separate

and innovative phenolic textile composite, which is a durable

driver and passenger seats, and a functional dining area.

laminate made from linen and resin that made its first appearance

To make Aquariva even more coveted, it was custom-built in the

in Marc’s furniture designs in 2007. In addition to this, Aquariva

original Riva boatyards in Italy.


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PRIVATE GG

ALBERTO PINTO

Private GG is a 27.33m luxury yacht built by Wally and finished in 2018. She was designed by Luca Bassani Design with AllSeas developing the naval architecture, while the interior design was created by Alberto Pinto. The renowned studio was commissioned by the client to develop a bespoke interior design suited for an incredible yacht. Its interiors have a light and airy environment, finished off in gray bleached oak panelling with furnishings in ivory white. Outside, the sundeck is designed for outdoor living and entertaining, and offers a plush aft lounge consisting of three sofas and two additional chairs surrounding a coffee table, make it the perfect place to relax. Her top speed is 12.0kn and she boasts a maximum cruising range of 3800.0nm at 9.0kn with power coming from two 345.0hp Caterpillar C-12 diesel engines. She can accommodate up to seven people in three cabins, with four crew members waiting on their every need.


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10 MOST IMPRESSIVE SUPERYACHT PROJECTS IN THE WORLD Sailing onto the field of the most high-end and wealthy lifestyle and exploring new frontiers of the interior design world: the most exquisite yacht interior designs in the world. Just like the Portuguese sailed and ventured in the unknown waters of the New World in the early 15th century, CovetED Magazine is cruising for the best inspirations and designers of these recreational vessels. Ostentatious, yachts are truly the epitome of luxury transportation and are reserved for the few crème de la crème, being one of the most expensive and opulent vehicles in the world. But what are the truly magnificent and awing yachts projects? Which projects are so unique and exquisite that pierce through waves with remarkable elegance across the seven seas? CovetED Magazine has curated a list of the most impressive and inspirational luxurious superyacht projects and designs in the world.


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COVET HOUSE YACHT INSPIRATIONS Covet House offers a curated selection of contemporary design from the world’s top furniture, upholstery, lighting and accessories brands, also offering unique tools with the clear mission of creating an environment where luxury brands and Interior Design professionals work together and inspire the world. Already conquering the world of residential and commercial interior designs, the brand is now venturing in deeper waters and exploring new edges of design, by creating, advising and inspire this small, yet opulent niche in the interior design market.

LADY MOURA DESIGNED BY LUIGI STURCHIO Launched in 1990, Lady Moura is a private luxury yacht, with an impressive 344 ft (105m) of length. Guesting up to 30 people with 15 cabins, this vessel is a pearl of the ocean. With a superstructure made of white-coated steel, this yacht proudly sails throughout the world, having already hosted several personalities, including George W. Bush, and is currently the 28th largest private yacht in the world. Valued at an impressive amount of 250 million dollars, this superyacht is owned by Nasser Al Rashid, a Saudi Arabian multi-million dollar businessman and the Saudi royal family advisor. The Naval architecture for the yacht was built in Germany by Blohm + Voss, one of the top builders in maritime history with over 135 years of experience, not only in the luxury industry but also in merchant vessels and passenger ships. The interior and exterior design of the vessel was design by the Italian designer Luigi Sturchio and, to this date, the interior of Lady Moura is kept as closed as a pearl inside its shell

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MOTAR YACHT A DESIGNED BY PHILIPPE STARCK Blohm + Voss strike again with the 390 ft (119m) luxury motor yacht, “A”. Built in Kiel and launched in early 2008, it’s currently one of the largest motor yachts in the world. It features a panoply of unique features, from her innovative engineering and design to the fantastic and completely ostentatious three swimming pools that create currents. It can accommodate up to 14 guests and is designed for 35 crew members on board. Its modern and sophisticated design and environment feature excellent use of space and wood furnishings, with a structural design and engineering that bring many benefits, including waveless cruising. Both the exterior and interior were designed by Philippe Starck, a French designer and architect, mostly known for his light and contemporary designs, as well as for his use of shapes and materials. Costing around 300 million dollars, the superyacht is an homage to the contemporary design, although its interior is also very under wraps. Its owner, Andrey Melnichenko, is a Russian billionaire, industrialist, and philanthropist. A fun curiosity about this massive yacht is the fact that its name, “A”, was used in order to make the vessel always appear first on the shipping lists.

SERENE DESIGNED BY ESPEN ØINO The long history of this vessel is anything but serene. After the Italian shipbuilding company, Fincantieri delivered this massive ship in 2011 to Yuri Shefler, owner of the SPI Group, for 330 million dollars, the 439 ft (134m) superyacht was leased by the founder of Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates, for 5 million dollars a week. Ultimately, in 2015, Serene was bought by Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia for approximately 500 million euros. Serene holds up to 24 guests across 15 cabins and fully ensures as luxury yacht experience, boasting a helicopter hangar, two helipads, an internal seawater swimming pool, hot and cold jacuzzi and a jet stream swimming pool on the sundeck. The lavish interiors were designed by Reymond Langton Design, a talented design team whose individual blend of skills has produced countless impeccable yacht designs. The imposing black exterior was designed by Espen Øino, an awardwinning naval architect studio based in Monaco. With an aluminum superstructure and steel hull, the custom made superyacht is equipped with ultra-modern technology in order to provide the ultimate comfort and luxurious experience. Serene is an absolute inspiration for its internal and external designs, providing a sense of opulence and extravagance in every square inch.


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DUBAI DESIGNED BY ANDREW WINCH The ship of many names, Dubai was previously known as Platinum, Panhandle and Golden Star, before settling for Dubai. Worth 350 million dollars, the yacht is currently owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai and Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, so her final name could not be more fitting. It’s 531 ft (162m) length, making Dubai the third largest yacht in the world, holding more than 115 guests. But its story was not this platinum clear. Besides its renaming, the tumultuous past of the yacht was an originally a joint project by Blohm + Voss and Lurssen, but it was Platinum Yacht that finished the project. Massive but elegant, the superstructure is painted in

A+ / TOPAZ DESIGNED BY TIM HEYWOOD

snow white, with a few enhancements in stainless steel around her

The 482 ft (147m) long vessel, costing an estimated 400 million dollars,

portholes and large windows.

was built by the renowned German shipbuilding company Lürssen and

The vessel was designed to perfectly symbolize the city and, like

was designed by the multi-award-winning yacht designer Tim Heywood.

an Emirate itself, the yacht was an enormous project reflecting the

His portfolio counts with some of the biggest ships currently in the seas.

grandiose of her owner’s bold ambitious. Refined lines and her elegant

Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the United

bow, work of the British designer Andrew Winch, are truly amazing

Arab Emirates, member of the Abu Dhabi Royal Family and owner of the

by their simplicity, making a spectacular sight of a ship without being

Manchester City football club is currently the owner of this superyacht.

ostentatious. A huge skylight area incorporates a staircase with views

This water superstructure is designed to accommodate up to 62 guests,

of the waterfall that cascades from the yacht’s pool, located aft of the

featuring a steel displacement hull, an aluminum superstructure and

main deck. The striking pool features handmade mosaics reminiscent of

eight decks. Launched in 2012, its interior design was created by Terence

the marine life of the Persian Gulf. The artwork also serves as a reminder

Disdale Design, a studio based in the UK and renowned for producing

that the Emirate of Dubai has had a long relationship with the sea. Some

refreshingly casual yet chic designs. The details of its interior have not

of the amenities of the enormous yacht count with a 50-suite guest area,

been disclosed, but it is known that Disdale’s inspiration was a “beach

a VIP area, home theater, and a helicopter pad.

house” style decor.

Dubai conforms without a doubt to the highest standards of American

The magnificent ship has the eight decks connected by a lift that provides

and European shipyards. Regardless of one’s personal taste in terms of

access to the helicopter and swimming platforms, a gym, swimming

interior decor, the level of finishes onboard Dubai is simply sublime.

pool, two jacuzzis, a conference room, movie theatre and two helipads.

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AZZAM DESIGNED BY NAUTA YACHTS The ultimate superyacht, Azzam means “resolute” and it truly lives up to its name. An enormous 590 ft (180m) long ship, it’s currently the largest private motor yacht in the world, being delivered in 2013 for an astounding 600 million dollars. It’s owned by Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed Al Abu Dhabi, the Supreme Commander of the Union Defence Force and

ECLIPSE DESIGNED BY TERENCE DISDALE DESIGN

the chairman of the Supreme Petroleum Council.

Another project by Terence Disdale Design and Blohm + Voss, a perfect

Just like the previous yacht, Azzam was also built by the world’s leading

collaboration that created Eclipse, a superyacht capable of eclipsing

shipyard for large luxury yacht building, Lürssen, and the exterior was

any other on this list. This vessel, with 533 ft (162m), holds up to 36

designed by Nauta Yachts, a company specialized in this field of design,

guests and cost an impressive 700 million dollars. Delivered to Russian

with over 30 years of experience. The bold and elegant exterior by Nauta

businessman Roman Abramovich in 2010, it’s the perfect yacht for top

Yachts incorporates many elements of visionary modern design, with a

VIP guests, with two swimming pools with adjustable depth, several

timeless and innovative design that could travel at high speed even in

hot tubs, disco hall, exterior fireplace, three helicopters, two helipads, a

warm and shallow waters, always providing sophisticated and luxurious

submarine and many other features.

accommodation for its guests.

Built with a displacement steel hull and aluminum superstructure, with

This is truly an example of exuberance and offers many features, with

teak decks, Eclipse is equipped with an ultra-modern stabilization system

high-end technology and performance, with its own mini-submarine

which reduces roll motion effect and results in a smoother cruising

and missile defense system. Renowned French designer Christophe Leoni

experience.

conceived a sophisticated interior with a luxurious decor inspired by the

Very little is known about the interior design, only that it has a luxurious

Empire style of the early 19th century, making Azzam a true milestone

beach house-style, providing pure relaxation, and was designed by the

in modern yachting history.

same studio who designed the fabulous exterior.

Nahyan, the current President of the United Arab Emirates, the Emir of


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THE HISTORY SUPREME DESIGNED BY STUART HUGHES

base of the vessel is also wrapped in gold.

Ostentatious. Luxurious. Over the top. No other words could describe

is the main sleeping quarter, adorned in platinum as well, with a wall

the 3 billion dollar superyacht. Stuart Hughes, a UK-based designer,

feature made from meteoric stone and a real dinosaur bone from a

sold this gem to an anonymous Malaysian businessman. The 100 ft

T-Rex. Also on board is a luxury liquor bottle featuring an 18.5-carat

(30m) may be small compared to the other yachts on this list, but it

diamond, one of the world’s rarest, along with a panoramic wall

is incredibly huge in value with all its jewels, platinum and gold. The

aquarium made from 68kg of 24-carat gold. If that’s not enough, some

yacht is covered in around 100 000 kg of gold and platinum, added

of the other on-board features include an iPhone wrapped in 500 cut

to convey uniqueness to the project. All features, including the deck,

diamonds, a 7.4-carat pink diamond and a rare eight-carat diamond. It

dining area, rails, anchor are made from precious metals too and the

took Stuart Hughes three years to complete this one-of-a-kind project.

The most exquisite and literally out-of-this-world features of the yacht

UNIQUE CIRCLE DESIGNED BY ZAHA HADID Blohm + Voss make yet another appearance and top our list with a collaboration with one of the most well-known and remarkable architect studios in the entire world: Zaha Hadid. This contemporary take on a superyacht concept and design delivered a prototype for a 420 ft (128m) yacht. The design inspiration is taken from fluid dynamics and underwater ecosystems, with hydrodynamic research shaping the design of the hull. Also, this exoskeleton connects the various levels and decks of the ship seamlessly via expressive diagonals. Zaha Hadid has created intense connectivity between the various decks and elements of the modern design: a language of the master prototype has been applied to subsequent variations of the Unique Circle Yachts 90m yacht concepts, creating a comprehensible and clear design with the highest correlation between the various design possibilities. The clean, white, contemporary interiors were also inspired by the ocean’s fluid form. It’s still unknown if and when the Zaha Hadid-designed superyachts will be built, but it’s still an unique project, with Blohm + Voss and Zaha Hadid Architects working together to address the practical challenges of designing a yacht while remaining true to the strong, unique design language of the master prototype. The resulting designs are the synergy and collaboration of Zaha Hadid’s design vision and the technical knowledge of Blohm + Voss, consenting flexibility and customization in the eventual design of the luxury yacht. COVETED MAGAZINE PAGE 79.


BOAT LIFESTYLE If you’re a yacht owner and are looking for new adventures at sea, CovetED brings you the best suggestions scattered all over the world. From the best marinas to anchor in, to the perfect watches to wear, discover how to live the ultimate boat lifestyle.


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DESTINATIONS There are thousands of ports and marinas around the world and most of them are very charming, worthwhile places to visit. However, only a few are worth the visit of incredible superyachts. CovetED brings you our selection of the top 10 marinas around the world, as well as the best luxury hotels and restaurants for you to experience.

and incredible architecture, being the ultimate playground for the rich and famous. Port de Saint Tropez offers over 700 berths for boats with an area covering 22 acres. Address: Quai de l’épi, 83990 Saint-Tropez, France

MARINAS

PORT HERCULE, MONACO Monaco is one of the most famous destinations in the world, due to its ambience of luxury, wealth and extravagant lifestyle. Port Hercule Marina is an extension of this flamboyant scenario since it is surrounded by casinos, luxurious homes and amazing restaurants. Enjoy the views of the marina and the town at night, when the lights of the boats and buildings create an amazing sight. Event highlights include the Monaco Grand Prix in May, where guests watch the action from onboard, and the Monaco Yacht Show in September. Address: 6 Quai Antoine 1er, Monaco 98011, Monaco

MARINA GRANDE, CAPRI, ITALY Located on the island of Capri is the Marina Grande, reportedly the most expensive marina in the world. The Marina is settled among striking cliffs and colourful buildings, creating a unique ambience that will make your experience truly unforgettable. Marina Grande is also surrounded by luxury hotels and restaurants, where you can enjoy some of the best views in the world. There are over 300 berths in total and the facility can accommodate superyachts of up to 60 metres or 197 foot. Address: 80076 Naples, Italy

PORT DE SAINT-TROPEZ, SAINT-TROPEZ, FRANCE Known as the crown jewel of the French Riviera and one of the most famous marinas in the world, Port de Saint-Tropez is a staple in luxury destinations. It offers all the luxury restaurants, shops and expensive clubs that the world’s elite demand, while maintaining its own quintessential charm. Saint-Tropez has a classic feel, with narrow streets

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IBIZA MAGNA, IBIZA, SPAIN The Ibiza Magna Marina is famous not only for its luxury and exclusivity, but also for the electric atmosphere that Ibiza has to offer. Renowned for being a magnet for the young, rich and glamorous, some of the most famous faces in the world are frequently spotted on the island. The marina itself fits perfectly with the itineraries of this crowd, as it is located just minutes away from the iconic nightlife of Ibiza. Ibiza Magna offers berths for yachts up to 60m (197ft), while larger vessels can drop anchor outside of the main harbour. Address: del Puerto, Carrer Andenes, S/N, 07800 Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain

VILAMOURA MARINA, ALGARVE, PORTUGAL The Vilamoura Marina was a pioneer in Portugal and, to this day, it is still the largest marina in the country. Located in the sunny Algarve, on the south of Portugal, Vilamoura Marina has been the winner of several excellence awards, which have allowed it to keep growing and developing in order to always surpass the client’s expectations. The Vilamoura Marina is strongly committed to having the highest standards of service and hospitality, making sure it provides the ultimate luxury experience. Address: Marina de Vilamoura, S.A., 8125-409 Quarteira, Algarve, Portugal

PORTO MONTENEGRO, MONTENEGRO Located in the UNESCO-protected Bay of Kotor in Montenegro, the

ATHENS MARINA, ATHENS, GREECE

Porto Montenegro Marina is quickly becoming one of Europe’s most

Athens Marina is one of the best marinas in the Greek capital, located

attractive marinas, thanks to its diverse landscape and extensive

near the centre of the city. The marina offers top quality services, with

stretches of coastline and mountain peaks. The marina offers the

its harbour being able to cater towards mega yachts and superyachts.

ability to berth some of the world’s largest superyachts, measuring up

Athens Marina can accommodate up to 130 yachts, having 10 moorings

to 250-metres (820-feet) long. This has brought a wealthier and more

for vessels ranging from 50m to 130m.

prestigious clientele to the marina, who are keen to sample the lavish

Address: 185, Pl. Agias Marinas 47, Paleo Faliro 118 51, Greece

lifestyle Montenegro can offer. Address: Obala bb, Tivat 85320, Montenegro


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YAS MARINA, ABU DHABI, UAE Situated on the Yas Island, Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi has established itself as the premier Middle-Eastern destination for super and mega yachts. The 227-berth marina caters for yachts up to 150m (492ft) and gives visitors access to unforgettable coastlines, uninhabited islands and the nearby cosmopolitan cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The leading attraction of Yas Marina is the Yas Marina Circuit, home to the annual Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and numerous other events. Address: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

YACHT HAVEN GRANDE, ST THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS Yacht Haven Grande is one of the leading superyachts marinas in the Caribbean. After being hit by a hurricane in 2017, the marina is now open to the public, with 47 berths for yachts up to 200m and above (656ft+), as well as an array of services to the crew, owners and guests. Enjoy the Caribbean setting of palm trees and coral reefs, while being surrounded by incredible restaurants, luxury hotels and designer boutiques. Address: 5304 Yacht Haven Grande, Suite 100, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00802, U.S. Virgin Islands

MIAMI BEACH MARINA, FLORIDA, USA Miami is synonymous with extraordinary luxury and the Miami Beach Marina is no different. Located adjacent to Government Cut, the Miami Beach Marina offers an easy accessibility to great fishing, sailing and cruising. The 400 boat slips of the Marina are equipped with the amenities you need to make your stay a quality experience. The incredible Art Deco District is nearby, so you’re just a few steps away from the buzzing life of South Beach. Address: 300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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HOTELS

J.K. PLACE CAPRI, ITALY J.K. Place Capri’s philosophy is to combine a homey feeling with precious details. The luxury of discreet elegance and guest service is the backbone of this incredible hotel, where well-being meets luxury-resort getaway with a spectacular coastline experience. Close to the beach and the Marina Grande, this hotel is perfect for the ultimate luxury vacations. Don’t forget to stop by JKitchen to indulge in some regional cuisine with organic produce. Address: Via Provinciale Marina Grande, 225, 80073 Capri (NA), Italy

HOTEL BYBLOS SAINT-TROPEZ, FRANCE

HÔTEL DE PARIS MONTE-CARLO, MONACO The legendary Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo was built in 1864 and is

The Hotel Byblos is a luxury location in the heart of Saint-Tropez, in

located close to the Place du Casino, in the heart of the Principality of

between the Citadel and the Place des Lices. The region’s casual and

Monaco. The exceptional service and amazing array of accommodation

cosy lifestyle is reflected in the 91 rooms and suites of the hotel. The

choices make it the ideal place to stay during your dream holiday. Its

hotel offers the incredible Spa by Sisley to unwind, the Cucina Byblos

style and architecture are uniquely exquisite, featuring marble columns

restaurant, where you can enjoy authentic Italian food and a 24-hour

and crystal chandeliers. Its location enables guests to experience the

concierge service. The hotel is open from April to October for the greater

Monegasque lifestyle while enjoying the unforgettable sunsets of the

enjoyment of guests coming from all around the world.

beautiful Mediterranean Sea.

Address: 20 Avenue Paul Signac 83990 Saint-Tropez, France

Address: Place du Casino, 98000 Monaco, Monaco


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HOTEL ATZARÓ, IBIZA, SPAIN One of the most famous spa hotels in Ibiza, Hotel Atzaró has completely redefined the luxury agrotourism category. Its high-level of service, quality and signature style have, without question, raised the bar for the entire island. The hotel and spa have been redesigned, restoring some of the more authentic, traditional Ibizan design elements. Everyone has fallen in love with the hotel’s decor, so much so that they now have a sister company, Atzaró Design, focused on bringing the hotel’s aesthetic to private clients. Address: Diseminado P 12, Sta Eulalia, 153, 07849, Illes Balears, Spain

VILA VITA PARC RESORT & SPA, ALGARVE The astonishing Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa in Porches, Algarve is certainly one of the most stunning hospitality designs in Portugal and worldwide. Spreading across 54 acres of sub-tropical gardens, the resort features Moorish-influenced architecture and glorious white sand beaches. The Five-star hotel offers a series of luxury accommodations, from elegant and suites to generous whitewashed villas with private pools. Besides its highly curated interiors, the hotel houses the mesmerizing Michelinstarred Ocean restaurant. Address: Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, 8400-450 Porches, Portugal

REGENT PORTO MONTENEGRO, MONTENEGRO Regent Porto Montenegro is located in the heart of the beautiful marina, Porto Montenegro, in Tivat. The hotel has 87 luxurious rooms as well as a full spa, gym and indoor and outdoor pools, being considered the best 5-star accommodation in the region. Surrounding the hotel is Porto Montenegro Village, which has a range of exquisite restaurants and unique boutiques, resulting in the perfect ambience for the most luxurious Summer getaway. Address: Obala bb, 85320, Montenegro

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FOUR SEASONS ASTIR PALACE HOTEL ATHENS, GREECE Greece’s first Four Seasons hotel is a triumphant revival of a modernist landmark, where guests can enjoy a beach holiday, destination spa and city break rolled into one glamorous, authentically Greek experience. While the resort has the signature Four Seasons look, it also features an incredibly modern decor. Address: Apollonos 40, Vouliagmeni 166 71, Greece

MARRIOTT FRENCHMAN’S COVE, ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS This luxury resort is located on a picturesque hillside overlooking Pacquereau Bay. The Marriott Frenchman’s Cove features Danish and British architecture, reminiscent of times past, being the perfect complement to the beauty of St. Thomas. Relax in the sparkling infinity pool with a water slide, keep up with your workout routine at the fitness centre or dine al fresco at the poolside restaurant, all while soaking in the incredible Caribbean views. Address: 7338 Estate Bakkeroe, St Thomas 00802, U.S. Virgin Islands

ZAYA NURAI ISLAND, ABU DHABI, UAE Zaya Nurai Island is the only resort in the capital that requires guests to arrive onboard a speedboat, boasting 34 villas and an impressive selection of restaurants. One-bedroom beachfront villas are standard and come with private pool, open-plan layouts, king-sized beds, soaking tubs and walk-in rain showers. The six restaurants/bars elevate the resort experience. Whether you’re a fan of seafood, Mexican fare or woodfired pizza, there are plenty of good quality food options to choose from. Address: Zaya Nurai Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

VILLA CASA CASUARINA, FLORIDA, USA Built as a private mansion in 1930, Casa Casuarina’s Old World architecture and Greco-Roman statuary convinced fashion designer Gianni Versace to purchase the villa in 1992. After extensive restorations, the so-called Versace Mansion re-opened in 2017 as a luxury boutique hotel. Enjoy all the amenities this historic space has to offer, all with the eccentric South Beach just a few steps away. Address: 1116 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA


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RESTAURANTS

MAMMÀ, CAPRI, ITALY In the midst of Capri, the Mammà restaurant is an unmissable destination for connoisseurs of good food, where the excellence of Mediterranean products is associated with the striking beauty of the location, offering an unforgettable and authentic culinary experience. The project was founded in 2013 by two great chefs and in a short time became a reference of excellence, with 2 Michelin stars under their belt. Address: Via madre Serafina, 6, 80073 Capri NA, Italy

LE LOUIS XV ALAIN DUCASSE, MONACO Together, Alain Ducasse and Executive Chef Franck Cerutti create Mediterranean haute cuisine that astonishes its diners. The awards

LA TERRASSE, SAINT-TROPEZ, FRANCE

speak for themselves: member of Les Grandes Tables du Monde,

Under the shade of the pines, in front of the sparkling sea, La Terrasse

placed 98th in S.Pellegrino’s list of the World’s Best 100 Restaurants

unveils the laid-back essence of Mediterranean food. A delightful

and the first hotel restaurant to be awarded three Michelin Stars,

invitation to indulgent lunches under the Tropezian sun.

which it has never since lost.

Address: Plage de Bouillabaisse, 83990 Saint-Tropez, France

Address: Place du Casino, 98000 Monaco, Monaco

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AMAN SVETI STEFAN, MONTENEGRO Local ingredients fill the menus at Aman Sveti Stefan Restaurant. Organic vegetables and fruits are accompanied by sea bass, octopus and rock oysters direct from the Adriatic and pasture-fed beef from the north of Montenegro, as well as a variety of local cheeses, honeys and jams, olive oils and herbs. Address: Sveti Stefan, 85315, Montenegro

ES MIRADOR, IBIZA, SPAIN Connected to its five-star hotel, Es Mirador restaurant is open to everyone, greeting guests with its luxurious accommodations and fine dining experience. At the restaurant, head chef Juan Manuel creates creative cuisine from his ingredient-driven menu. Address: Plaza Espanya 4, 07800, Ibiza, Spain

SPONDI, ATHENS, GREECE Thanks to its two Michelin starred food, Spondi has become a point of reference not only for Athenian gastronomes, but for those throughout Europe. The head chef serves a menu that changes according to the seasons and his creative imagination. Address: Pirronos 5, Athina 116 36, Greece

OCEAN, ALGARVE, PORTUGAL Offering a mouth-watering dining experience, the curated seasonal menus of Ocean are prepared by Austrian Executive Chef, Hans Neuner, who since 2007, has been leading this kitchen creating some of the most exquisite dishes in the world. Freshly-caught seafood is one of the main specialities of the restaurant while organically-raised meat from the resort’s own farm also seems to steal the show. Address: Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, 8400-450 Porches, Portugal


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HAKKASAN, ABU DHABI, UAE Hakkasan Abu Dhabi offers exquisite, Michelin starred cuisine alongside

PESCE ITALIAN, ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

a decor that exudes the brand’s ethos of a modern ethnic aesthetic. Paris-

Step outside of St. Thomas and into Tuscany when you dine at

based designer Gilles & Boissier echoed the London interiors in the Abu

Pesce Italian. Offering the best in-house made Pasta, the Pesce Italian

Dhabi outpost, which opened in June 2010, while maintaining a unique,

menu reflects the culinary sensibilities of the Italian people: rustic yet

Arabian flair.

sophisticated.

Address: Emirates Palace, Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Address: 1 American Yacht Harbour, St. Thomas, 00802, U.S. Virgin Islands

THE FORGE, FLORIDA, USA Situated on the renowned Miami Beach area, The Forge is a breathtaking restaurant owned by Shareef Malnik, with exclusive and vintage interiors. It is the perfect haven for posh clientele to revel in the most scrumptious meals and wines they have ever savoured. Address: 432 Forty-First Street, Miami Beach, Florida 33140

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SUPPLEMENTS The ultimate boat lifestyle isn’t just about marinas and hotels. Private jets, luxury cars and exquisite watches are the greatest supplements for an incredibly opulent life. CovetED brings you our top picks for best items to go with that.

PRIVATE JETS

AIRBUS ACJ319NEO Owning a private jet is the ultimate luxury. The Airbus ACJ319Neo has a spacious interior that can fit up to 22 passengers and boasts a 7-foot, 5-inch cabin height. With next generation engines in effect onboard, the cabin benefits from a calming white noise. Using the frame of a commercial airplane, this is not the most elegant of jets on the exterior. But it’s interiors perfectly mix luxury and minimalist design solutions.

CESSNA CITATION HEMISPHERE The Cessna Citation Hemisphere is a long-range business jet that will have the thrilling capacity to transport up to 19 passengers in its

BOMBARDIER GLOBAL 8000 The Bombardier Global 8000 has an incredible interior tailored to meet the lifestyle perks of the modern business elite. This state of the art business jet maximizes passenger comfort and productivity on long haul flights. With a range of 7,900 miles and top speed of Mach 0.925, it’s the ultimate peak performance jet.

spacious cabin with a diameter of 102in, the widest cabin in its class. Besides incredibly luxurious interiors, the jet features a circular skylight, giving the ultimate touch to your experience in the sky. If you’re not willing to splurge on a jet of your own, experience the best way to travel through companies like Blue Haven, where you can book your private flight and make sure you have the best luxury travels.


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CARS

ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM The Rolls-Royce Phantom provides a superbly comfortable and singularly isolating ride comfort that can even be experienced from the back seats, and is like nothing else you’ll encounter in a car. With an engine that is gently loping and deliciously indulgent but also supremely quiet and smooth, the Rolls-Royce Phantom is the epitome of luxury in a car.

JAGUAR I-PACE

BENTLEY MULSANNE

The Jaguar I-Pace is packed with clever technology and a luxurious

The Bentley Mulsanne is a top-level luxury four-door vehicle. It feels less

interior, which makes it quite possibly the best electric car on sale at

formal than the Rolls-Royce Phantom, and its interior ambience is more

the moment. Inside the I-Pace, the occupants are surrounded by a sea of

like that of the smoking room of an old gentleman’s club. The material

exquisite leather, polished wood finishes and aluminium, while the huge

quality, the lustre and natural appeal of its wood veneers and the tactile

panoramic glass roof brings in a touch of light.

allure of so many of its fittings are why it has made it onto our selection.

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WATCHES

STAR LEGACY BY MONTBLANC Montblanc continues to stride forth with a fusillade of new models and a particular focus on ‘vintage’ styles: the new Star Legacy collection, which takes inspiration from the company’s Minerva manufacture and, in particular, its pocket watches from the late 19th and early 20th century, with retro touches including ‘onion’ crowns and stepped lugs.

BAIGNOIRE ALLONGÉE BY CARTIER The Baignoire is a watch of many faces. Born in Paris in the late 1950s, its perfect oval shape underwent a transformation in 1960s Swinging London, stretching its forms to adorn women’s wrists with a mix of elegance and extravagance. Renamed Baignoire Allongée, it continues to prove that nothing succeeds like excess, when in expert hands. Its latest asset? A pink gold bezel whose sculpted spikes borrow from Cartier’s,

WATCH WINDERS BY BOCA DO LOBO

one of the biggest luxury brands, jewellery idiom and the Clous de Paris

A watch winder is the perfect place to store your most prized possession.

hobnail design.

These pieces by luxury brand Boca do Lobo feature a contemporary design that combines functionality with a sense of fantasy, with rich colour combinations with gold, silver and black.

LANGE 1 “25TH ANNIVERSARY” BY A. LANGE & SÖHNE A. Lange & Söhne, a sounding name in the luxury brands world, made its triumphant return in 1994 with the Lange 1 – instantly recognisable by its large jumping date display and off-centre hours and minutes dial. Twenty-five years on, the brand celebrates the advent of this now iconic watch with a special collection. While the Lange 1’s characteristic design has remained virtually unchanged throughout these years, this edition in white gold stands out for its argenté-coloured dial printed with blue numerals, blue numerals for the date display, and an engraved hinged back that opens to reveal the intricacies of the movement – namely the L121.


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TRENDBOOK 10 UPCOMING YACHT DESIGN TRENDS Like residences and interiors are in constant evolution year by year, so

entertainment for a stress-free time.

are superyachts. Whether it’s due to the introduction of new materials

Nowadays, a more tactile design is also applied to yacht interiors,

for the hardware of a superyacht, there’s a continuous concern in

an upcoming trend in the interior design industry. In the following

proposing even more comfortable luxury interiors as an approach to

issue, we highlight the upcoming trends in yacht design. A floating

their homes in land. It’s a look-a-like getaway home, where it’s getting

joy of dreams, aiming to emerge with bigger and better aesthetics,

imperative for a superyacht to have all the amenities and proper

transforming into a resort-style onboard.

1. BLACK FINISHES As it applies to interior design, yachts will be also trendy with newer

and ocean conservation and there are new initiatives to produce plastic-free

black finishes. This trend will be seen in exteriors but also in interiors,

charters, developed by engineers and designers with better technologies in

be it on walls or furniture, in order to create a sense of modernity, allied

order to reduce the environmental impact of creating new luxury boats.

to the era of new technologies. We can even say that black is the new of those colours that are elegant and luxurious. It brings a unique type

3. THE “MILLENNIAL SUPER YACHT” INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY

of sophistication to furniture. With this design trend, you will elevate

Millennials and the consumer of superyacht have a different

your yacht interior and exterior.

mindset when acquiring yachts: it’s no longer about buying a

black. Black is still the colour that matches everything, remaining one

product, it’s about having experiences. So this trend will also

2. SUSTAINABILITY

rely on promoting the best and newest technological features

There’s a concern around many business sectors in having a sustainable

the market has. Technology will be included in subtle ways, such

approach as an attempt to manage our limited resources worldwide.

as bluetooth localization or a 4K laser projector integrated into

Therefore, this new trend relies on the search for new materials to build

the bespoke furniture. This trend will get along with the most

yachts, either its interiors or exteriors. It’s imperative to craft new solutions

advanced yacht software and technology on board, designed to

in synergy with other sectors. There’s a growing concern of the marine health

maximize the best experience of the yacht life.


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4. CURVED SHAPES FURNITURE

7. LEATHERS

Popular in the 60’s, curved soft furnishings have now influenced tabletops

A returning trend, but with more leather accents in unused places,

and even suspension lamps, but their return to sofas and seating makes

creating a mix between feminine and masculine. Beyond sofas and

it one of the most intriguing and even covetable interior design trends.

chairs, leathers add a sense of high-quality and luxury to an interior.

The continued softening of interiors with curvy shapes and organic,

A durable material for yachts, since leather holds up against sun

rounded edges is another way of embracing the relaxed feel. A playful

exposure. This trend can be spotted in small accent accessories or

curves decor needs to have just a few rounded shapes, in order to better

furniture without having the impression there’s an overload of leather

complement the straight lines and square corners that every yacht has.

material in one space.

8. TRANSPARENCY - GLASS IN YACHT ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN Glass is an upcoming design trend which promotes the feeling of wider spaces, evoking a perfect harmony between interior and exterior. Glass design trend is moving towards daring glass superstructures, providing a new perspective of yachting.

9. WELLNESS FEATURES Another big trend for yachts is creating look-a-like resorts on board, with spas, gyms and entertainment. Everything that contributes for a laid-back and relaxing experience for the traveller. It’s an increase in demand for spaces in yachts that offer a floating relaxing retreat, such as a seven-star resort does in land.

10. MODERN LIGHTING There’s a pursue for unique spaces, that’s why the modern light design trend is the way to go. Depending on the light you choose, it can create an intimate ambient while adding personality to the yacht’s interior, whether you want to adapt to a more contemporary decor or a luxury set. Sophisticated entertaining zones will ensure the superyacht’s continuity to sail through the ultimate holiday home.

5. BIGGER BUILDS In the yachting world there’s a tendency for “the bigger, the better”, pushing the limits of boat design. With an aim to create more open spaces, merging all social zones into one major space, always having in mind the everlasting keys for a wonder superyacht, which are leisure and lifestyle.

6. MID-CENTURY MODERN STYLE Already a trend on land, yachts will a bigger tendency for this style. In interior design, materials such as wood, brass, leather and velvet are key for adding a mid-century touch. An onboard curvaceous, nostalgic form that creates a soft and gentle atmosphere. The truth is that mid-century modern design has never really gone out of fashion and it’s no wonder since it’s easy to live with and it’s a look that can be combined carefully with other styles.

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EL PALACE HOTEL BARCELONA, SPAIN

Situated in the center of Barcelona, just a few steps away from the

El Palace celebrates 100 years and retains its prestige as one of the best

exclusive “Paseo de Gracia”, the historic Barrio Gotico and the famous

hotels in Europe. Old school refinement and luxury permeates this

Las Ramblas, the silhouette of the Hotel El Palace is unmistakable. The

classic five-star joint.

modernist stamp printed by the architect Eduard Ferrés i Puig in 1919

From the moment of the Coveted team arrival, we’re met by valet’s with

did not lose an iota of its elegance, which is reflected in its halls, rooms

top hats and escorted into a grand foyer with double staircase and odes

and on the facade.

of lush reds and gold trim. The ‘Hall’, which serves as both lobby and bar, is a riot of Versailles-style ornate furniture, oriental vases, handpainted wallpaper and gilt clocks, and the breakfast room, covered in winter, goes for a monochromatic elegance, with oversized iron street lamps, Greek statues and a small garden at one end.

Originally opened in 1919, the property has played host to endless luminaries like Salvador Dalí, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Paul McCartney, amongst others. It should be noted tha Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé composed ‘Barcelona’ in the Palace Hotel. “


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Rooms are mix of modern and classic design with plush carpet and

Continuing our private tour with the Hotel Manager, we discovered the

delicated ivory floral felt walls. Lux amenities include pillow menus,

wonderful Jardin Diana Rooftop, where the views are endless and most

comfy slippers and robes, bottled water, and a perfect turndown service.

prominent is the Gothic Barcelona Cathedral. The giant space also has

The best rooms are undoubtedly the themed suites. Here you’ll find

a koi pond, solarium, an intimate pergola with a statue of the Roman

elaborately designed named after Dalí, Josephine Baker, Maria Callas,

goddess Diana, and an herb garden that’s used by the hotel’s chefs.

Joan Miró and César Ritz. Each room features individual touches – some from the namesakes themselves. In the basement, where the coal was located, is the cocktail bar Bluesman, with an air of speak easy where rock and jazz shows are offered every Thursday through Saturday nights, and in honor of 100 years, a happy hour is offered. Also, the paintings in this room were painted by Ronnie Wood.

El Palace will delight anyone who has ever dreamed of living like a royal, even for a day. Surely, our Coveted Team will remember this incredible experience.

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HOTEL J.K. PLACE FIRENZE FLORENCE, ITALY

J.K. Place is a 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of Florence, next to one of the most beautiful main squares in Italy, Santa Maria Novella. The surrounding environment will make you feel comfortable from the very first moment, but when you enter J.K. Place, you add a touch of uniqueness to your experience in Florence. The staff of the hotel will welcome you in a way you have never seen before, making you feel like you only need to relax and enjoy your stay in all of its serenity. This is what distinguishes J.K. Place from other hotels, in here you will feel at home. The staff will provide you with everything you need in the kindest way, felling like they have thought about everything for you.

The environment in the hotel is outstanding. Each detail is curated and made by the best Italian artisans. The furniture, the fragrances around the hotel, the food‌ Everything is simply amazing and made from a selection of high-quality material and ingredients.


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Regarding the suites, they are completely astonishing, with a 2 floor-suite decorated with wood and glass details. The environment is smooth and relaxing, with sofas and beds made from finest cashmere and silk. Last, but not least, you will have a full view over the Santa Maria Novella square and church. Finally, we want to express our appreciation to the General Director, Claudio Meli, that introduced and explained everything to us, regarding J.K.’s concept and uniqueness. Furthermore, we want to dedicate a few words to the restaurant and all the staff of the hotel. We had the opportunity to try the best Italian wines and dishes in the J.K. terrace, while enjoying the view over Santa Maria Novella. If you want an unforgettable experience in Florence, J.K. Place is the place to be.

Address: Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 7, 50123 Florence, Italy Website: http://www.jkplace.com/

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HOTEL WARSZAWA WARSAW, POLAND

Majestically towering above the capital and visible from a distance of up to 20 km, Hotel Warszawa provides an experience you won’t forget. The hotel is one of the most important representatives of Polish interwar architecture and it became an important symbol of the revival of Warsaw after the war. Today, it is one of the most modern hotels in Poland. When it comes to architecture, the hotel’s modern steel and reinforced concrete construction was the answer to the strong and dynamic urbanization of Warsaw and an amazing example of the mastery of prewar engineering. The historical part of the building made us feel even more involved in this incredible experience.


HOTELS WE COVET //

When you walk into a place like this, you can only expect the best and, let us tell you, we were treated like the best! The rooms bring you the cosy feeling of being at home, which you don’t get in a lot of places. When it comes to interior design, minimalism is the key here. Handpicked marble from all around the world, along with bright chromes and warm wood finishes bring all the decor together. If you are a sucker for views, we have quite a few to mention. From the Szpitalna and Marszałkowska streets, to Nowy Swiat crossing with Swietokrzyska street. The tower is visible from various city corners and the rooftop terrace enables a bird’s view perspective over urbanized Warsaw. Hotel Warszawa has two restaurants and you are able to taste traditional and freshly cooked food in both of them. The hotel also takes care of those who expect moments of peace, relaxation and renewal. A spa and recreational area can be found on the lower ground floor and features treatment rooms, a fitness centre and a pool. This is definitely the perfect

Address: Plac Powstanców Warszawy 9, 00-039 Warsaw, Poland

hotel to stay in for anyone who wants to be pampered and loves luxury!

Website: www.warszawa.hotel.com.pl/

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MONT BAR

BARCELONA SPAIN Trying some of the best dishes in the world might just top your list of things to do in Barcelona, a city that continues leading the way in cutting-edge, international cuisine. Located in Barcelona’s Eixample neighbourhood, Mont Bar, awarded with the prestigious distinction by the Michelin guide for their cuisine, will definitely satisfy your palate with its contemporary cuisine and more than 250 wine references. Owner Ivan Castro, who comes from a with a background in the hotel industry in the Valle de Arán in the Pyrenees, has managed to make this into one of the most popular bars among the city’s gastronomy lovers.


WORLD’S FINEST RESTAURANTS //

An unequivocally ambitious and daring menu, which wants to show that it is possible to enjoy a standard cuisine in an informal and completely carefree atmosphere, makes an ideal place for taste the traditional “tapas” with the latest techniques. Select your drink of choice and then ponder over the variety of dishes on offer. Made with seasonal produce, the creative chef whip up inventive share plates according to an everchanging menu.

What really makes the difference in Mont Bar is that, apart from using fabulous ingredients, they really go to town with the recipes. The menu includes 25 elements that you can consider separately, or you can go for the tasting menu, or just a glass of draft beer, a salad and a plate of “patatas bravas”. The Coveted team had the pleasure to try amazing plates, such as Jalapeño and corn taco or wag tartare with chipotle, Ventresca of marinated tuna, pine nuts and smoked emulsion. At the end of the dinner we had the pleasure to meet the chef and talk to the owner, they made sure to present themselves to our team and we could not be gladder to meet the stars behind these incredible culinary creations. Address: Carrer de la Diputació, 220, 08011 Barcelona, Espanha Website: www.montbar.com

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AMBER ROOM WARSAW, POLAND

Amber Room is the type of place that will give you an experience that you will never forget. The first unforgettable thing is the location of this marvellous restaurant. It’s housed in the historic Sobański Palace, a historic residence in the heart of a fantastic garden located in Ujazdowskie, one of the most prestigious streets of Warsaw. During the pre-war period, Sobański Palace and its Crystal Room were famous for hosting top Warsaw Balls. Gladly, since 2009, the Amber Room Restaurant and the garden (with a terrace) are open to all guests, so you can join Chef Lee Jones and taste the Polish culinary traditions combined with the best elements and trends of European cuisine. All dishes are made with the highest-quality ingredients from selected farms and ranches, not only from Poland but from all over the world. You


WORLD’S FINEST RESTAURANTS //

can find a sophisticated à la carte menu, where you can eat an amazing Codfish, accompanied by ravioli, with scallop and lobster, spinach and shellfish sauce. Amber Room also offers a tasting menu and lunch menu during the whole week and a selection of vegetarian dishes is available as well. With the best food comes the best wine and you can choose from an exceptional list selected by the Sommelier that will enhance the experience, creating a harmony of taste. The Amber Room wine menu was awarded with the “Award of Excellence 2016” by Wine Spectator. But the awards don’t stop there. It is the only restaurant in Poland awarded with four forks in the Michelin Guide; in 2016, it won the first prize in Poland’s Best 100 Restaurants 2016; it received the honourable mention from Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence 2018” and it is on a list of the 1000 Best Restaurants in the World by “La Liste”.

As a whole, every detail is carefully thought out. The sense of refinement, elegance and world-class service are undoubtedly the points that best define this experience. The unforgettable tastes will ensure that each visit is full of emotions and will be remembered forever. Address: al. Ujazdowskie 13, 00-567 Warszaw, Poland Website: www.amber-room.pl/en/

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MATSUHISA MUNICH MUNICH, GERMANY

Considered one of the trendiest culinary addresses in the heart of the Bavarian capital, restaurant Matsuhisa Munich is a must-go for gastronomy lovers. This elegant and minimalistic restaurant is located on the first floor of the luxurious Mandarin Oriental hotel and is, so far, the only restaurant from chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa in Germany.

The outstanding menu has the signature of the acclaimed Chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa, famous for his fantastic twist on classic Japanese food. Trendy, stylish and unconventional, the menu is centred around a dynamic Japanese-Peruvian gastronomic experience that you won’t regret. The culinary highlights include seafood, traditional sushi, black cod sashimi, yellowtail sashimi with jalapeños and hot dishes, such as tea-braised Rib Eye with Peruvian anticucho sauce.


WORLD’S FINEST RESTAURANTS //

Chef Nobu’s rich and diverse work experience made this symbiosis of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine deliciously possible – thanks to the exotic marinades and spices that pair wonderfully with fish and meats – and has avoided the trend-chasing, fusion cuisine. The Matsuhisa Munich follows the successful formula of the original Matsuhisa Beverly Hills restaurant and his eight other exclusive restaurants around the world. Even though Matsuhisa was trained as a classical sushi chef, his path and incomparable culinary style result in the perfect combination of flavours.

Matsuhisa Munich’s space offers an intimate atmosphere with a semiprivate section for up to 10 guests, where it’s possible to experience Omakase – a bespoke culinary experience exploring the chef’s best choices. Stylish and comfortable, the warm brown and gold hues and Asian decorative elements, as well as palm-and-leather furniture, decorate the appealing space. Matsuhisa Munich also features an exclusive eightseat live cooking counter, where skilled chefs will prepare a variety of Matsuhisa’s famous Japanese-Peruvian dishes. Address: Neuturmstraße 1, 80331 Munich, Germany Website: www.mandarinoriental.com/munich/altstadt/fine-dining/ restaurants/japanese-peruvian-cuisine/matsuhisa-munich

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BOOKS WE COVET TURQUOISE COAST by Nevbahar Koç and Irem Kinay

The Turquoise Coast is the travel book to inspire your

The Turkish Riviera, known as the Turquoise Coast,

summer vacation in Turkey. In this book, Nevbahar

is home to stunning mountain scenery, rich myths,

Koç shares her passion for her country as well as for

and folklore, and more than six hundred miles of

art, design, and photography through a journey along

impeccable shoreline along the warm Aegean and

the Turkish Coast.

Mediterranean seas. Olivier Pilcher captures the many facets of this historic landscape, with photographs bringing vibrant color to anecdotes, love stories and tales of religion recounted by Nevbahar Koç. Reminiscent of the ocean’s shimmering blue waves, the wibalin bound and foil-stamped Turquoise Coast special edition comes in a translucent blue acrylic slipcase. “The colors and textures of this world are a beacon for creative souls who journey to this incredible Turquoise Coast to source inspiration and refresh the spirit.” “The colors and textures of this world are a beacon for creative souls who journey to this incredible Turquoise Coast to source inspiration and refresh the spirit.”

SPECTACULAR SUPERYACHTS: INSPIRED INTERIORS by Diane Byrne Spectacular Superyachts: Inspired Interiors is an

“In the 25 years I’ve spent covering

amazing book by the yachting journalist, Diane

superyachts, I’ve toured hundreds of

Byrne. This book is more than a visual history of

yachts of all shapes and sizes. Each and

the luxury-yachting lifestyle at a moment when it

every one of them has had a story to tell,

is experiencing strong growth. It is a treasure trove

in near-lyrical fashion.”

of information and insights, bringing both novice and seasoned owners, as well as charter guests and yachting enthusiasts, together on board some of the world’s most remarkable yachts. In this book, you will be able to find the inside of 21 impressive superyachts, some among the world’s 100 largest yachts, and even the world’s 50 largest yachts. Each is distinctly different and outstanding in her own way. The book captures the community that superyacht design has fostered, as well as the lifestyle that so many love. If you’re a book collector or an admirer of yacht design, this book belongs in your collection.


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NAUTICAL PASSION The classic sailing trip has always been synonymous with glamour, style and elegance. There’s nothing better than to feel the wind in your hair and the sun on your skin as you sail through an incredible sea, all while enjoying a cocktail on the deck of a gorgeous superyacht. With all this nautical passion and lifestyle in mind, CovetED Magazine brings you our biggest inspirations for the nautical world, starting with the newest Cruise Collection by Chanel and followed by some of the most iconic stars of the 50s and 60s that have influenced the nautical lifestyle to this day.


STYLE ICONS //

CHANEL CRUISE COLLECTION 2020 Following in Karl Lagerfeld’s footsteps but trying to leave a mark of her own, Virginie Viard’s first collection as Chanel’s new Creative Director was laid-back and relaxed whilst staying true to the brand’s classic style: lots of skirt suits, bows and ballet flats. But there were some mood swings as

Viard presented a simple train station, with signs that directed to Europe’s most coveted vacation destinations, such as Venice or the French Riviera, both perfect to strut the Cruise Collection on a jawdropping superyacht.

well, with many wide pants, blouses and even tweed jackets worn over leggings. The opening look of the show was respectful but, at the same time, portrayed how the liberated and young Chanel herself would have dressed in 2020, with a black jacket and wide-leg pants. On the other hand, the final look was a clear homage to Karl Lagerfeld, with the model dressed in a halter dress with an Edwardian collar, in the late designer’s trademark black and white. The collection was presented at the Grand Palais and the show was quite different from the iconic spectacles Lagerfeld gotten the world used to.

GRACE KELLY Grace Kelly made history on April 1956 when she married into royalty and set sail for a dreamy honeymoon around the Mediterranean on an incredible superyacht. She is undeniably one of the most glamorous stars to ever be featured on our screens and this classic yacht represented her presence perfectly. The yacht was gifted to the royal couple as a wedding present by Aristotle Onassis and, today, the refurbished M/Y Grace cruises the crystal clear waters of the Galapagos Islands, where you can enjoy its amazing wooden deck

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BRIGITTE BARDOT Considered one of the world’s sexiest actresses ever, Brigitte Bardot made her way to St. Tropez in the 50s to star in “And God Created Woman”, a movie that propelled her and the peaceful fishing town into stardom. Nowadays, thousands of visitors walk the beaches of St. Tropez each summer, with the French village continuing to proper thanks to its image as one of the world’s most glamorous sailing destinations. The now-iconic picture of Bardot on a Riva Aquarama speedboat represents what nautical living is all about: effortless elegance and luxury.

SOPHIA LOREN Sophia Loren is often referred to as a ‘cinema treasure’ and, to this day, still radiates allure like no other. The actress shot to stardom in the late 1950s thanks to a contract with Paramount that secured her image as a poster-girl for Mediterranean glamour. Loren often sails the waters of the Italian coastline and is even asked to christen mega-ships. Her personal radiance mixed with an incredibly designed boat make for the perfect combination.


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JOHN F. KENNEDY Former American President John F. Kennedy’s favourite way to escape the chaotic life in the White House was to set sail on his beloved yacht, the Honey Fitz, nicknamed the ‘White House on the water’. This incredible wooden vessel was built in 1931 and served five American presidents, from Harry S. Truman to JFK, whose wife, Jackie installed the boat’s very first colour television in the 60s. Both Kennedy and Jackie exude glamour, with Kennedy being considered one of the most handsome presidents of all time and Jackie is a style icon to this day. Both are a major inspiration when it comes to nautical style and aesthetics.

AUDREY HEPBURN The iconic “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” star had her hearts from the very beginning of her career. Always stylish from head to toe, Audrey’s style at sea was always impeccable and inspiring. After filming “Roman Holiday” with Gregory Peck in 1953, Hepburn resided in the Italian capital for over 20 years. Often spending summers sailing around the Mediterranean, Audrey’s classic sailing style is still imitated today by women all over the world.

ELIZABETH TAYLOR The incredible Elizabeth Taylor loved to sail and looked incredible doing it. Taylor’s husband, Richard Burton, purchased their Edwardian motor yacht, the Kalizma, for her in 1967. After renting the iconic boat, the couple bought it and had it completely refurbished. Nearly every week, the yacht was moored at one of the beautiful ports along the Mediterranean and boarded by famous friends and guests who indulged in lavish meals as they sailed the stunning coastline together.

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AMAN SVETI STEFAN

FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL

MARRIOTT HARBOR BEACH RESORT

Website: https://www.aman.com/resorts/aman-sveti-stefan

BOAT SHOW

Website: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/fllsb-fort-

Address: Sveti Stefan, 85315, Montenegro

Website: www.flibs.com

lauderdale-marriott-harbor-beach-resort-and-spa/

AMBER ROOM

Address: 801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA

Address: 3030 Holiday Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA

Website: https://www.amber-room.pl/en/

FOUR SEASONS ASTIR PALACE HOTEL

MATSUHISA MUNICH

Address: al. Ujazdowskie 13, 00-567 Warsaw, Poland

ATHENS

Website: https://www.mandarinoriental.com/munich/altstadt/fine-

ATHENS MARINA

Website: https://www.fourseasons.com/athens/

dining/restaurants/japanese-peruvian-cuisine/matsuhisa-munich

Website: http://www.athens-marina.com/

Address: Apollonos 40, Vouliagmeni 166 71, Greece

Address: Neuturmstraße 1, 80331 Munich, Germany

Address: 185, Pl. Agias Marinas 47, Paleo Faliro 118 51, Greece

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL MIAMI

BDNY

Website: https://www.fourseasons.com/miami/

Website: www.bdny.com/

Address: 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, USA

Address: Jacob J. Javits Center NYC, USA

HAKKASAN

BILTMORE HOTEL

Website: https://hakkasan.com/abu-dhabi/

Website: https://www.biltmorehotel.com/pt/

Address: Emirates Palace, Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Address: 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, Miami, Florida, USA

HOTEL ATZARÓ

BOCA DO LOBO

Website: https://www.atzaro.com/

Website: www.bocadolobo.com

Address: Diseminado P 12, Sta Eulalia, 153, 07849, Illes Balears, Spain

Address: Rua Particular de Regueirais, nº33, 4435-379 Rio Tinto,

HOTEL BYBLOS SAINT-TROPEZ

Porto, Portugal

Website: https://www.byblos.com/pt-pt/

BRABBU

Address: 20 Avenue Paul Signac 83990 Saint-Tropez, France

Website: www.brabbu.com

HÔTEL DE PARIS MONTE-CARLO

Address: Rua Particular de Regueirais, nº33, 4435-379 Rio Tinto,

Address: Place du Casino, 98000 Monaco, Monaco

Porto, Portugal

HOTEL WARSZAWA

CIRCU

Website: https://warszawa.hotel.com.pl/hotel-warszawa

Website: www.circu.net

Address: Plac Powstańców Warszawy 9 00-039 Warsaw, Poland

Address: Rua Particular de Regueirais, nº33, 4435-379 Rio Tinto,

IBIZA MAGNA

Porto, Portugal

Website: https://www.ibizamagna.com/

CONRAD FORT LAUDERDALE

Address: del Puerto, Carrer Andenes, S/N, 07800 Ibiza, Balearic

Website: https://www.conradfortlauderdale.com/

Islands, Spain

Address: 551 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL

IDEOBAIN PARIS

33304, USA

Website: https://www.ideobain.com/

CONRAD MIAMI

Website: https://www.portomontenegro.com/en/

Address: Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, France

Address: Obala bb, Tivat 85320, Montenegro

Website: https://conradhotels3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/

IMM COLOGNE

PREGGO

conrad-miami-MIACICI/

Website: https://www.imm-cologne.com/

Website: www.preggogroup.com/

Address: 1395 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL, 33131, USA

Address: Messepl. 1, 50679 Cologne, Germany

Address: Travessa Marques de Sá 68, 4435-324 Rio Tinto,

COVET DOURO

INTERCONTINENTAL MIAMI

Porto, Portugal

Website: www.covethouse.eu/covet-showrooms/

Website: https://www.icmiamihotel.com/

PULLCAST

Address: Avenida Clube de Caçadores, 4604, Gondomar, Portugal

Address: 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131, USA

Website: www.pullcast.eu

COVET ESTORIL

J.K. PLACE CAPRI

Address: Rua Particular de Regueirais, nº33, 4435-379 Rio Tinto, Porto,

Website: www.covethouse.eu/covet-showrooms/

Website: https://www.jkcapri.com/en/

Portugal

Address: Avenida Aida - Estoril Garden, Ap. 161, 2765-187 Estoril, Portugal

Address: Via Provinciale Marina Grande, 225, 80073 Capri (NA), Italy

COVET HOUSE

J.K. PLACE FIRENZE

website: www.covethouse.eu

Website: http://www.jkplace.com

Address: Rua Particular de Regueirais, nº 33, 4435-379 Rio Tinto,

Address: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, 7, 50123 Florence FI, Italy

Porto, Portugal

JW MARRIOTT MIAMI

COVET LONDON

Website: https://www.marriott.pt/hotels/travel/miajw-jw-

Website: www.covethouse.eu/covet-showrooms/

marriott-miami/

Address: 1 Regal House Lensbury Avenue Fulham London SW6

Address: 1109 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131, USA

2GZ, UK

KIMPTON EPIC HOTEL

COVET NYC

Website: https://www.epichotel.com/

Website: www.covethouse.eu/covet-showrooms/

Address: 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, FL,

Address: 172 Madison Ave, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10016, USA

33131, USA

COVET PARIS

LA TERRASSE

Website: www.covethouse.eu/covet-showrooms/

Website: https://www.chevalblanc.com/en/maison/st-tropez/

Address: 154 Rue de Rosiers, 93400 Saint-Ouen, Paris, France

restaurants-and-bars/la-terrasse-st-tropez/

COVET VALLEY

Address: Plage de Bouillabaisse, 83990 Saint-Tropez, France

Website: www.covethouse.eu/covet-showrooms/

LE LOUIS XV ALAIN DUCASSE

Address: Tv. Clube de Caçadores 301, 4420-089 Gondomar, Portugal

Website: http://www.ducasse-paris.com/en/addresses/louis-xv-

DECOREX

alain-ducasse-hotel-paris

Website: www.decorex.com/

Address: Place du Casino, 98000 Monaco, Monaco

Address: Hammersmith Rd, Hammersmith, London W14 8UX, UK

LUXXU

DELIGHTFULL

Website: www.luxxu.net

Website: www.delightfull.eu

Address: Rua Particular de Regueirais, nº33, 4435-379 Rio Tinto,

Address: 447 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011, USA

Address: Rua Particular de Regueirais, nº33, 4435-379 Rio Tinto,

Porto, Portugal MAISON VALENTINA

TRUMP NATIONAL DORAL GOLF RESORT

Porto, Portugal DESIGNMIAMI

Website: www.maisonvalentina.net

Address: 4400 N.W. 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33178, USA

Website: http://www.designmiami.com/

Address: Rua Particular de Regueirais, nº33, 4435-379 Rio Tinto,

VILA VITA PARC RESORT & SPA

Address: 3841 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 400 Miami, FL 33137, USA

Porto, Portugal

Website: https://vilavitaparc.com/

EAST HOTEL MIAMI

MAISON&OBJET PARIS

Address: Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, 8400-450

Website: https://www.east-miami.com/

Website: www.maison-objet.com/

Porches, Portugal

Address: 788 Brickell Plaza, Miami, FL 33131, USA

Address: Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte,

VILAMOURA MARINA

EL PALACE HOTEL

Paris, France

Website: https://www.marinadevilamoura.com/

Website: https://www.hotelpalacebarcelona.com/

MAMMÀ

Address: Marina de Vilamoura, S.A., 8125-409 Quarteira,

Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 668, 08010 Barcelona, Spain

Website: https://www.ristorantemamma.com/en/

ES MIRADOR

Address: Via madre Serafina, 6, 80073 Capri NA, Italy

Website: https://www.hotelmiradoribiza.com/restauracion/

MANDARIN ORIENTAL MIAMI

restaurante-es-mirador

Address: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL 33131, USA

Address: Plaza Espanya 4, 07800, Ibiza, Spain

MARINA GRANDE

ESSENTIAL HOME

Website: https://www.capri.com/pt/s/marina-grande-porto

Website: www.essentialhome.eu

Address: 80076 Naples, Italy

Address: Rua Particular de Regueirais, nº33, 4435-379 Rio Tinto,

MARRIOTT FRENCHMAN’S COVE

Porto, Portugal

Website: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sttuv-

FAENA HOTEL MIAMI BEACH

marriotts-frenchmans-cove/

Website: https://www.faena.com/miami-beach/

Address: 7338 Estate Bakkeroe, St Thomas 00802, U.S.

Address: 3201 Colins, Miami, USA

Virgin Islands

MIAMI BEACH MARINA Website: https://miamibeachmarina.com/ Address: 300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA MONT BAR BARCELONA Website: https://www.montbar.com/ Address: Carrer de la Diputació, 220, 08011 Barcelona, Spain OCEAN Website: https://restauranteocean.com/pt/bem-vindo/ Address: Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, 8400-450 Porches, Portugal PAD LONDON Website: https://www.pad-fairs.com/london/ Address: Berkeley Square House, London, UK PESC Address: 1 American Yacht Harbour, St. Thomas, 00802, U.S. Virgin Islands PORT DE SAINT-TROPEZ Website: https://www.portsainttropez.com/ Address: Quai de l’épi, 83990 Saint-Tropez, France PORT HERCULE Website: https://www.ports-monaco.com/en/the-hercule-port.html Address: 6 Quai Antoine 1er, Monaco 98011, Monaco PORTO MONTENEGRO

REGENT PORTO MONTENEGRO Website: https://www.regenthotels.com/regent-portomontenegro Address: Obala bb, 85320, Montenegro RENAISSANCE FORT LAUDERDALE CRUISE PORT HOTEL Website: https://www.marriott.pt/hotels/travel/fllbr-renaissancefort-lauderdale-cruise-port-hotel/ Address: 1617 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA RUG’SOCIETY Website: www.rugsociety.eu Address: Rua Particular de Regueirais, nº33, 4435-379 Rio Tinto, Porto, Portugal SPONDI Website: http://www.spondi.gr/spondi/ Address: Pirronos 5, Athina 116 36, Greece THE FORGE Website: https://theforge.com/ Address: 432 Forty-First Street, Miami Beach, Florida 33140 THE RITZ-CARLTON FORT LAUDERDALE Website: https://www.ritzcarlton.com/pt/hotels/florida/fort-lauderdale Address: 1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA THE SALON ART + DESIGN Website: https://www.thesalonny.com/

Website: https://www.trumpgolfdoral.com/

Algarve, Portugal VILLA CASA CASUARINA Website: http://vmmiamibeach.com/ Address: 1116 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA YACHT HAVEN GRANDE Website: http://www.igy-yachthavengrande.com/ Address: 5304 Yacht Haven Grande, Suite 100, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00802, U.S. Virgin Islands YAS MARINA Address: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE ZAYA NURAI ISLAND Website: https://www.zayanuraiisland.com/ Address: Zaya Nurai Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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CovetED Magazine's 15th Issue  

THE ULTIMATE COLLECTOR’S LUXURY&DESIGN MAGAZINE. Best SuperYacht Projects of 2019. This issue is all about new products, inspirations & idea...

CovetED Magazine's 15th Issue  

THE ULTIMATE COLLECTOR’S LUXURY&DESIGN MAGAZINE. Best SuperYacht Projects of 2019. This issue is all about new products, inspirations & idea...