ARCHITECTURe, interiors & YACHT DESIGN
Merino Design is a multi-disciplinary team where architects, designers and engineers work together to create unique design and refit solutions for our clients.
Quality, experience, high technology, meticulous design, overcoming, imagination, highest guarantee and functional qualities are some of the elements that distinguish the design process of MD's team.
We provide a complete package of vessel design process, offering from conception throughout to completion, backed up by a management team with over 25 years experience.
Lara Merino is currently taking the lead in the studio following Fernando Merino's steps after his 25 year experience in the business.
With an Architecture Degree, Lara stepped in the naval industry in 2012.
After working several years in cruise ships she enrolled as a student in the Master in Yacht Design in Politecnico di Milano, Italy; only to enhance her passion for the yachting world.
Since then the main projects undertaken by the studio have been private yacht refits, yacht supplies and residential design projects.
Since 2019 the studio is expanding to a second office in Valencia, Spain.
After many years in the naval industry we have carried out diverse types of projects that empower us to evolve from the whole interior design concept, the exterior styling, exterior superstructures, the outfitting and the complete turnkey project.
In the yacht industry we are able to comply efficiency and modern design both in the interior as well as the exterior design. Every project turns into a challenge to overcome, which pushes us to improve ourselves in every way. Always working as a team and with the basis of extensive experience, quality, proximity and the application of new technologies as traveling companions.
We have undertaken projects in multiple shipyards around the globe, such as Barreras (Vigo), Astican (Canarias), Elexalde (Bilbao), Keppel Shipyard (Singapore), Astander (Santander), Astilleros de Palma (Mallorca).
And for multiple companies such as Pullmantur, Royal Caribbean, Costa Crociere, Trasmediterranea & Carnival.