CEO / Founder , Kirsten Schwalgien Design
Kirsten Schwalgien is a German designer, founder and CEO of studio Kirsten Schwalgien Design, with headquarters in Barcelona. She is an innovative, multi-faceted interior architect & yacht designer with an ongoing expertise in both fields. Having built much of her experience on the unconventionalities of yacht design, every project is approached from an avant-garde perspective, always in search of innovation. A creative force by nature, throughout every project she focuses her energy on finding tailor-made solutions," We design in order to stimulate the senses, engage minds and, ultimately enrich people's lives. " With a portfolio of clients worldwide, her extensive body of work covers multiple disciplines, gravitating from the yachting world, to the design of high-end residential, commercial and hospitality spaces, with relevant achievements also in the field of product design, and particularly in the creation of bespoke furniture. The German designer has a preference for natural materials of the highest quality and the ability to reveal and enhance their beauty by experimenting with finishes as she has shown in her award wining residential project Loft BuresQ / Barcelona. Other outstanding projects include the recently completed highly customized yacht tenders for the Feadship MY Moonrise, Shadow Yacht Design in collaboration with Damen Shipyard, and Real Estate developments in Barcelona. The studio is currently working on a 130m Motoryacht development and has a 65m Motoryacht under construction which will be launched in November 2021. Founder Kirsten Schwalgien is an advocate for best design practices across the globe, and has earned global recognition by consistently combining precision and analytical thinking.