Giorgio Vafiadis started his career in yacht design 35 years ago. In 1980 he found Studio Vafiadis. His first superyacht, the 46-meter, GRAN MUDDER, was delivered 3 years later in 1983, a huge vessel for that time and a great success for the newborn studio. Since then Studio Vafiadis has created some incredibly exciting yachts. In 2013, his son Stefano joined his practice, awarded as the Young designer of the Year 2013.

Studio Vafiadi’s objectives are clear. The designer does not only assist and support their clients through innovative, comprehensive, and efficient design. The studio maximizes the performance of services by understanding the culture of the client, his lifestyle, and aesthetics critical issues. Yachts are complex entities that require optimization and appropriate use of space. Pleasing the Owner and guests is a requirement. For this reason, the crew must be able to provide the service and properly maintain the vessel and its systems. For Studio Vafiadis: “Besides a suitable Owner & Guest Accommodation, a carefully planned crew accommodation should fulfill the crew personal and service needs; it should induce an improvement of the crew morale and should develop an attitude to good and efficient service.”