About Us

Custom Yacht Design, Interiors & Upholstery


A person who works with his hands is a laborer. A person who works with his hands and his mind is a craftsman. A person who works with his hands, mind and heart is an artist…

Merle Stewart Designs is a luxury yacht design company located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. With over 20 years of design experience in yacht interiors. Merle Stewart’s exacting standards go far beyond the expected. Our designs enhance the inherent character of the architecture and location, sympathetically and imperceptibly blending the new with the original. Every detail is researched, considered, tailor-made and hand-crafted, unlocking the property’s potential and adding value. Excellent long-standing relationships with highly-skilled craftsmen and artists, exceptional detailing and the use of top-quality materials are the hallmark of an Merle Stewart scheme and ensure that the impossible is often realized.