Newgard Development Group and Cervera Real Estate hosted the official launch of Downtown Miami’s hottest new urban residential development known as Centro. Miami’s trendsetter mingled while getting an exclusive sneak preview at downtown’s most sought-after residences at new sales center, and enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres by gigi.
Yves Behar an award-winning designer/entrepreneur who is famous for creating gadgets, inventions and inspirations that change the way people live, is a special guest at the Centro’s Sales Gallery Grand Opening. He’s the man behind cutting-edge products such as the Jawbone’s JAMBOX bluetooth speaker, and the SodaStream. He’s also the chief industrial designer of One Laptop per Child’s XO laptop. Yves has been named TIME Magazine’s Top 25 Visionaries; San Francisco Magazine’s Innovator of the Year; and featured on CNN’s The Next List, just to name a few.
Now, Yves is bringing his talents to Miami designing his first condo – the developers of Centro, a loft-style condo planned for Downtown Miami, has partnered with the celeb designer to compliment the project’s urban, innovative and edgy appeal. Centro will be developed without a parking garage – a rarity in Miami. Instead, residents of the 37-story tower will have access to a fleet of on-site Smart Cars through a partnership with the Car2Go vehicle sharing program. Yves has been brought on to deliver on this brand with the building’s interiors, combining visually-striking, innovative designs with a modern, efficient, integrated lifestyle. Among the design elements that Yves is bringing to Centro are: geometric patterns and organic forms in machined aluminum from Neal Feay, Swarovski amplify lights, and Herman Miller and custom furniture.