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Five yacht designers you should be following on Instagram

Written by
Charl van Rooy

As a creative platform, Instagram hosts surprisingly few pages that offer daily design inspiration in the field of yachting. Original and thought-provoking design content is somewhat lacking and Instagram as a medium certainly offers a space for up-and-coming designers to step up and deliver something fresh and never seen before. Here we take a look at five design teams who take their Instagram game seriously and who have managed to create a unique presentation of their respective styles.

Bannenberg & Rowell

Putting a personal, unfiltered spin on the Instagram yachting scene, the views of London design studio Bannenberg & Rowell are randomly laid out on their page feed consisting of humorous behind-the-scenes moments, throwbacks from the studio’s archives, and weekly design inspirations.

View Bannenberg & Rowel'page here.

Lobanov Yacht Design

‘Young’ established designer Igor Lobanov is always up for talking about yacht design and often reveals his way of creating the studio’s signature sculpture-like design style in detailed and comprehensive Instagram posts.

View Lobanov Yacht Design's page here.

Frank Neubelt

A passionate yacht designer and ocean lover, Frank Neubelt uses his Instagram page to highlight some of his past projects and give insight into the life of a yacht designer on-the-go.

View Frank Neubelt's page here.

FM Architettura d’Interni

With a portfolio encompassing luxury hotels and private residences, the team at FM Archittetura in Italy has put their focus on creating customised interiors on board yachts and often provide a close-up look at some of the elements that make their creations so unique.

The poetics of space. Workspace that inspires, capturing the harmony of being at sea. MY WAKU#FMArchitettura

A post shared by FM Architettura d'Interni (@fmarchitettura) on Aug 13, 2017 at 8:39pm PDT

View FMA's page here.

Jeff Summers

Still working towards his big break in the world of yacht design, winner of the 2015 Yacht Design Talent award, Jeff Summers is not letting these challenges hold him back as he proves by posting regular updates of his sketch works that keep him motivated and in practice.

How to turn scribbles into something 101 // #sketch #marker #pen #figures

A post shared by Jeff Summers (@jeff_s_design) on Aug 1, 2017 at 8:55pm PDT

View Jeff's page here.

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