Cheryl DiGennaro’s Inspiring Design Story Featured in Love Happens Magazine

May 20 22:32 2024
Cheryl DiGennaro's Inspiring Design Story Featured in Love Happens Magazine
Cheryl DiGennaro, Founder & Principal Interior Designer of Newport Yacht Interiors / Photo by TeQoa Griffith
Cheryl’s story is one of overcoming loss and leaning on her resilience and passion to create an incredibly successful Yacht Interior Design Company. DiGennaro’s experience is an inspirational story of both a designer and a empowered woman in business.

Newport, Rhode Island – Newport Yacht Interiors is thrilled to announce that our Founder and Principal Interior Designer, Cheryl DiGennaro, has been featured in the esteemed Love Happens Magazine. This heartfelt article highlights Cheryl’s extraordinary journey and accomplishments in the yacht interior design industry, showcasing her innovative approach and unwavering dedication to excellence.

Cheryl DiGennaro’s name is synonymous with innovation and creativity in yacht interior design. With a career spanning over 18 years and more than 700 bespoke yacht interiors to her credit, Cheryl has transformed countless yachts into luxurious, functional spaces. Her unique blend of creativity and technical expertise ensures each design meets the specific needs of yacht owners and builders alike, from grand superyachts to nimble sailing vessels.

A Journey Rooted in Passion and Resilience

Growing up in Newport, Rhode Island, Cheryl was inspired by the historic mansions of Bellevue Avenue and her mother’s exceptional talent for interior design. This early exposure ignited a passion that led her to pursue a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. After gaining experience in fashion design, Cheryl returned to her roots in Rhode Island and discovered her true calling in yacht interior design.

Cheryl’s career took a significant turn when she joined a local yacht interior manufacturing firm. Here, she immersed herself in the technical specifics of yacht interiors, working hands-on with fabrication teams. This comprehensive approach laid the foundation for her success, leading to notable projects and recognition, including being a finalist at the International Superyacht Society Award Ceremony.

Turning Adversity into Opportunity

The loss of her parents and the sudden end of her job marked a period of profound reflection and determination for Cheryl. Faced with these personal challenges, she saw an opportunity to fulfill her dream of starting her own design firm, Newport Yacht Interiors. This leap of faith was driven by a desire to create a better future for her family and a deep belief in her ability to bring joy and beauty to others through her work.

Despite the uncertainties, Cheryl’s resilience and the support of her community propelled her forward. Starting from scratch, she navigated the complexities of setting up her business, celebrating small victories along the way. From registering her business to creating a website, each step was a testament to her dedication and hard work. These efforts have culminated in a thriving business that stands as a beacon of excellence in yacht interior design.

Recognition and Future Aspirations

In addition to her feature in Love Happens Magazine, Cheryl DiGennaro and Newport Yacht Interiors have been nominated for the prestigious Design Et Al award in the Yacht Design Refit category. This nomination is a testament to Cheryl’s unwavering commitment to quality and innovation in yacht interior design.

“We are incredibly honored to be featured in Love Happens Magazine and to be nominated for the Design Et Al award,” said Cheryl DiGennaro. “These recognitions affirm our dedication to creating beautiful, functional designs for our clients.”

We invite you to read the full article in Love Happens Magazine to learn more about Cheryl’s inspiring journey and her contributions to the yacht interior design industry. Vote for Newport Yacht Interiors in the Design Et Al award to support Cheryl DiGennaro’s outstanding work and dedication. Cast your vote today here and go to Category 6: Refit and look for the S/Y Bundalong project by Newport Yacht Interiors.

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Company Name: Newport Yacht Interiors
Contact Person: Cheryl DiGennaro
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Phone: (401) 662-7729
Address:136 W Main Rd
City: Middletown
State: Rhode Island 02842
Country: United States