Kit Carlier Design is an innovative New Zealand-based yacht design studio, globally recognised for bespoke interior and exterior superyacht design and styling.

Custom luxury interior and exterior yacht design is our speciality. Whether you require a new build or a complete refit, the expert team’s absolute commitment to detail will ensure your dream project exceeds expectations, from concept to completion.

Complementary services include 3D modeling, rendering, procurement, technical solutions, manufacturing drawings and CNC files, leadership through the many technical hurdles of yacht design, project and yard support, and skilful dressing and styling of the vessel.

Drawing from an ever-growing list of first-class suppliers, manufacturers and industry experts, Kit Carlier Design will combine the finest products and expertise to bring your vision to life.

With a growing global clientele list, Kit and his team are pleased to travel where needed and provide continual support throughout the project.

"Kit’s attention to detail and ability to understand the ever-evolving construction and technical aspects of our project resulted in an interior that is clearly defined by the passion and enthusiasm he gives to each of his projects. "

– Guido and Michelle Belgiorno-Nettis,
German Frers 57

"Kit's continual support and ability throughout the build is proof of his broad knowledge, experience and commitment to ensuring the project is true to its intent."

– McConaghy Boat Yard,
German Frers 57

"Kit developed the complete interior of Rua Moana via 3D renderings and finishes, which formed the style, look and feel of the vessel. It was a pleasure working with Kit and his team and I would recommend his skills and abilities for future builds and refits."

– David McQueen – Owner’s Representative, McQueen Consultants PTY LTD,
Rua Moana

Indulgent interiors, supreme design technology, first class efficiency, and superb performance are just a few of the key phrases that come to mind when describing a Kit Carlier Design vessel. See more of the marine design studio’s stunning yachts, catamarans and boats in our gallery.


Clients from around the world rely on Kit Carlier Design’s dedicated team for marine interior design and styling, yacht exterior design and architecture, marine furniture design, 3D rendering and visualisation, design documentation, detail design, fittings, furnishings and equipment, and yacht and yard support.

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