Megayacht News Leadership Series: Antonio Romano, Hot Lab

Formed in 2004 in Milan, Italy, Hot Lab Studio utilizes the collective imagination, talent, and creative spirit of three designers. Michele Dragoni, Enrico Lumini, and Antonio Romano have created interior and exterior looks for megayachts both large and small. As part of the Megayacht News Leadership Series, Antonio Romano describes Hot Lab’s ideal client, plus Continue reading


Megayacht News Leadership Series: Tilli Antonelli, Wider Yachts

America’s Cup skipper-turned-entrepreneur Attilio “Tilli” Antonelli created the Pershing brand of yachts in 1985, now part of the Ferretti Group. Six years ago he created Wider Yachts. With it, he is well on the way to creating an equally famous and valuable brand. It’s known for expanding (literally) usable space aboard yachts and megayachts, plus Continue reading


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Megayacht News Leadership Series: Bill Tripp, Tripp Design

Bill Tripp’s career as a yacht designer started in the offices of his father, Bill Tripp, Sr., a respected American naval architect. “I was an office brat,” says Tripp. “But I never felt any pressure to become a designer, just example.” Tripp graduated with a degree in naval architecture from the University of Michigan in Continue reading