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Maritime Design

21.12.2010 | by Marisa Mazria Katz


Marc Newson’s first stab at maritime design–the ‘Aquariva’ boat–elicits a satisfying nod to all the adjectives the London-based designer uses to describe it: “I the wanted the boat to look timeless, very, very slick, very much understated and very, very cool.” A reinterpretation of the Italian classic Riva leisure boats made in collaboration with the company’s own design team, Officina Italiana Design, Newson’s 33-foot version is at once an homage to the 60 year-old brand and decidedly futuristic.

I wrote about its unveiling at a Gagosian Gallery fall exhibit.

Read more about it HERE

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