BY Nick Walton on 14 Mar 2024

Tillberg Design of Sweden has appointed experienced designer Martin Butler as its new Creative Director

With 30 years experience at RWD, David Collins Studio, and Matteo Thun Martin Butler will now lead the experienced cruise and superyacht design team of Tillberg Design of Sweden (TDoS), a company renowned for its exceptional designs in cruise ship and cruise yacht vessels, and now a member of the Viken Group.

Before assuming his role at Tillberg Design of Sweden, Martin Butler served as an interior project leader within the superyacht design division at RWD, collaborating closely with esteemed clients like Feadship and Nobiskrug.

Tillberg Design of Sweden has appointed experienced designer Martin Butler as its new Creative Director

TDoS has extensive experience in the superyacht design segment

“In his new role Martin will be steering design teams towards future innovation while ensuring client needs are met with exceptional creativity,” says Fredrik Johansson, Executive Director of TDoS and Partner. “This means overseeing every stage of the design process, from initial concepts to final execution. It also involves sharing design ideas and inspirations across teams and with clients, fostering a collaborative environment where everyone’s input is valued. Ultimately, at our company Martin will be guiding creativity, maintaining quality, and promoting teamwork to achieve outstanding design outcomes that exceed expectations.”

With a career spanning across continents, Martin has honed his expertise at renowned design firms worldwide. His journey includes impactful roles at David Collins Studio in the UK and Matteo Thun and LTW Designworks in Italy. His international experience extends to Dubai, where he was part of the dynamic design scene at RMJM, and to Australia, where he made significant contributions to projects at BatesSmart. Martin’s diverse background and rich exposure to varied design contexts equip him uniquely to drive innovation and excellence in his role as Creative Director at TDoS.

Tillberg Design of Sweden has appointed experienced designer Martin Butler as its new Creative Director
 
“I have about 30 years of professional experience executing concept designs for the superyacht industry, as well as for high end hotels, resorts, restaurants, bars, and premium airport lounges,” says Martin Butler. “I am confident that my accumulated experience and skills will provide a new impetus to the company’s development. We have many exciting projects ahead in the realm of superyachts and luxury cruise yachts and all other exciting cruise brands. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to become part of the TDoS and Viken Group.

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