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FrontRunners October 2014 MACHINES AND GEAR

Space Ship Foster and Partners is known best for its unconventional architectural projects, including the under-construction Apple headquarters, which, because of its circular shape and mile-long circumference, has been likened to a giant spaceship. The British firm has also dabbled in boat design, creating vessels that are as distinctive as its buildings. It worked on […]

Heesen Launches the Fully Custom Crazy Me

Crazy Me is the latest launch from Heesen Yachts, a builder that has made a name for itself by offering a variety of semicustom yachts. From the waterline up to the yacht’s sundeck, and in all of the rooms inside, the 164-foot Crazy Me is designed to meet all of the owner’s specifications. The exterior […]

Zuccon’s New Megayacht-Design Division Unveils Its First Concept

The Roman design firm Zuccon International Project, which the architects Gianni Zuccon and Paola Galeazzi founded in 1972, has designed countless yachts, including for shipyards in the Ferretti Group. Now, the design firm has launched its own dedicated megayacht branch, Zuccon SuperYacht Design. Its first concept is for a 295-foot yacht with a steel hull […]

Icon Yachts Delivers the Megayacht Maidelle

The 205-foot Maidelle is the newest delivery from the Netherlands’ Icon Yachts and marks the third vessel based on the yard’s 63-meter platform. While Icon Yachts offers a standardized engineering package for its launches, their styling and interior design are left to the client. The owner of Maidelle selected Redman Whiteley Dixon to give the […]