The pursuit of excellence
A glance at even a handful of Vripack’s sketches, 3D models or computer renderings is enough to reveal evidence of an aesthetic rooted in the rich tradition of Dutch design. The studio’s ideas are characterized by experimental daring and original thought, boldness and understatement, playfulness and an appreciation of light.
The ideas seem so self-evident, but their self-evidence conceals immeasurable expertise. For instance, the way natural light bathes the interiors of their yachts to create an ambient freshness that enhances their beauty is no coincidence; it requires a deep understanding of how to capture light and channel it to best effect.
Vripack’s designers and engineers often spend hours in the studio library’s vast collection of sample materials, selecting the perfect wood, stone, leather, fabric or paint for a specific feature. The team uses these materials, along with 3D renderings and Virtual Reality, to give its clients a clear sense of how their future seagoing home will look and feel. And just as we prioritize livability when contemplating a land-based home, so does Vripack when designing its yachts. Thus every aspect of a yacht’s layout — from the placement and proportions of the spaces and the relationships between them to the situation of stairs, service routes and doors — must fit together coherently, and align with its owner’s needs and lifestyle.