Emrah Onemli-Pearl 63 Mega Yacht
At Design Interviews
Interview with Emrah ONEMLI : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Emrah ONEMLI : To combine an outstanding styling with functionality, well balanced proportions and feasibility. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Emrah ONEMLI : My fundamental aim in creating this design was to conceive something that would remain unaffected from design trends that emerge and shift through time and could grip peoples attention for years to come. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Emrah ONEMLI : To see it on the water. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Emrah ONEMLI : From Design sketches to final 3d renders it took almost 3 months. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Emrah ONEMLI : It started as an inspiration. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Emrah ONEMLI : I plan to sell it. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Emrah ONEMLI : No .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Emrah ONEMLI : My potential clients for this design are, who is looking for being sophisticated and owning something timeless. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Emrah ONEMLI : The owner oriented design successfully meets the privacy needs of its proprietor. Perhaps the most significant design element which enables the yacht to achieve this is the full-deck master cabin glasses that rise above as wings allowing a balcony to slide out from underneath the master cabin floor.
This very feature lets the owner to get to the sea without any visual contact with a guest or member of crew, disembark the yacht with a tender and also indulge in splendid open air without leaving the master cabin.
.Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Emrah ONEMLI : Combining all satellite antennas into one bigger dome, provides tidier look and forms the characteristics of the Pearl 63. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Emrah ONEMLI : After pencil sketches I used Sketchbook designer of illustration and for 3d phase I used Maya and keyshot. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Emrah ONEMLI : Full length side windows of master cabin with vertical lift, provides spacious feeling and magnificent scenic views, also enables to have a balcony by lifting the windows up and sliding the ground platform out. This ground platform includes a gangway direct to the sea. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Emrah ONEMLI : I was alone. .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Emrah ONEMLI : New material technologies are making this design feasible. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Emrah ONEMLI : Although my design is incorporated up in a total of 63 meters she embodies an extraordinary set of proportions that can be attained on 80-100 meter yachts thanks to its entire main deck being embedded swiftly and smoothly into the hull. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Emrah ONEMLI : One of my clients encouraged me. .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Emrah ONEMLI : I've learned not to use polygon modelling technique for sake of time anymore. .
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