Author(s): Decio Giulio Riccardo Carugati
Sanlorenzo shipyard has been building high-quality motor yachts since 1958. A boutique firm in the yachting industry renowned for its superior interior design in the nautical world, and crafting only a limited number of custom-made units per year, Sanlorenzo ranks second among the top twenty builders of yachts over twenty-four meters. The book describes twelve exclusive Sanlorenzo yacht models; each boat tells the story of a unique collaboration between constructor and designer in order to reach the perfect result, the superlative boat. Piero Lissoni, Rodolfo Dordoni, Antonio Citterio, and Patricia Viel are just four of the top designers involved in the creation of a Sanlorenzo yacht, a place to experience innovation that s able to withstand the test of time and of sea. The pages of this richly illustrated book take readers on an insider s tour of marvelous boats never seen before; interior design applies to every detail, from lights to furnishings, and design features a selection of the most famous Italian brands, such as Artemide, Boffi, Edra, Minotti, offering a unique sensation of comfort and elegance.
Decio Giulio Riccardo Carugati, scientific director of the Electa series Industrial Design, is a writer, a journalist, and a design critic. After an experience as a lecturer of bike, yacht, and train design at the IED in Turin, since 2010 he has been a member of the international committee of experts for the PhD course in design for boating and sustainable products set up by the University of Genoa.