Officina Italiana Design celebrates 25th anniversary

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The Riva 50Metri

The Riva 50Metri

Riva exterior and interior designer Officina Italiana Design is celebrating its 25th anniversary and will launch some of its largest yachts this year.

Founded in Bergamo by Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta in 1994, the studio marked its entry into the megayacht sector with the recently launched 164-foot Riva 50Metri.

Micheli, co-founder and chief designer of Officina Italiana Design, began his design career in the Riva style center in 1984.

“Sometimes I think I’d be happy to give it up,” Micheli said in a statement. “But I still haven’t lost my love of what I do. Designing a Riva isn’t an ambition or an end in itself. The real challenge is creating something that is in step with the times — contemporary — yet also follows Riva tradition. This is my world. It is part of me.”

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