Nicola Mondini Hera Sailing Yacht
Hera Sailing Yacht is Bronze Design Award winner in 2019 - 2020 Yacht and Marine Vessels Design Award Category.
Hera Sailing Yacht

The design of this sailing yacht is defined by two volumes intersecting each other: the first volume is the overarching triangle covering the hull, meant to celebrate speed, the second is the hull itself, whose directional highlights radiate from its high stern to the flat bow. The thin rear overhang emphasize the lightness of the design, floating high over the waterline. The intersection of the two main volumes seamlessly creates the day light opening on the sides. The rudders are seamless extensions of the triangular volume, visually dropping in the water like the wings of an albatross.

Hera Sailing Yacht
Nicola Mondini Hera
Nicola Mondini Sailing Yacht
Nicola Mondini design
Nicola Mondini design
Nicola Mondini

Nicola Mondini is a senior automotive designer at BMW Designworks. He studied at the Academy of Art in San Francisco, where he majored in industrial design. He interned in companies such as Samsung, Chrysler and NASA before he was hired at BMW Designworks in Los Angeles. Later on he moved to Munich where he focused his expertise on automotive projects at the BMW group, where he is currently employed.

Nicola Mondini

Nicola Mondini is a multidisciplinary designer with an academic background in industrial and specifically product design, he is now mostly focused on the automotive industry. Given his problem solving background, he believes that form always follows function and he tries to make this statement self evident in his designs.