Interviews

How Bugge & Gjertsen is achieving the incredible for Hurtigruten

How Bugge & Gjertsen is achieving the incredible for Hurtigruten
By Lindsay James | Monday, August 12, 2019

Tony Rom Fletcher gives Lindsay James an insight into the services his company has provided for Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen

Tony Rom Fletcher on the services his firm provided for Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen

Achieving furnishing quality with Elmo Leather

Achieving furnishing quality with Elmo Leather
By Richard Humphreys | Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Jimmy Ahlgren discusses the merits of using leather on passenger ships with Richard Humphreys

Jimmy Ahlgren discusses the merits of using leather on passenger ships with Richard Humphreys

How changing trends are driving new ideas in carpet design

How changing trends are driving new ideas in carpet design
By Rebecca | Friday, August 2, 2019

Global Marine & Hotel Interiors president Anna Jenei discusses the changes in cruise ship carpet design with Richard Humphreys

Global Marine & Hotel Interiors president Anna Jenei tells ICFR more

Why should cruise ship operators trust the design process?

Why should cruise ship operators trust the design process?
By Lindsay James | Thursday, August 1, 2019

Alan Stewart, senior associate at SMC Design, tells Lindsay James about the design processes that transform a space into a room

Alan Stewart outlines how SMC Design transforms a space into a room on a vessel

An inside look at The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first ship

An inside look at The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first ship
By Susan Parker | Monday, July 29, 2019

Douglas Prothero tells Susan Parker why partnerships have been pivotal in helping The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection to create the interiors of its first luxury cruise yacht

Douglas Prothero on why partnerships have been pivotal in creating the luxury cruise yacht's interiors

How The Deluxe Group is creating memorable spaces on cruise ships

How The Deluxe Group is creating memorable spaces on cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 26, 2019

Richard Hill explains to Rebecca Gibson how the firm’s experience in interior refits and the ‘Experience Economy’ help it to create immersive spaces

Richard Hill discusses the firm’s expertise in the ‘Experience Economy’

An inside look at American Cruise Lines’ American Harmony

An inside look at American Cruise Lines’ American Harmony
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Alexa Paolella tells Rebecca Gibson why American Cruise Lines’ latest modern vessel will set new standards on US rivers

Alexa Paolella shares why the line’s latest modern vessel will set new standards on US rivers

Reupholstery is an affordable way to give ships an instant refresh

Reupholstery is an affordable way to give ships an instant refresh
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Rebecca Gibson asks Xaler Systems’ Luis Alfredo Rincón about the cost and environmental benefits of reupholstering furniture

Xaler Systems’ Luis Alfredo Rincón on the environmental benefits of reupholstering furniture

Bringing venues to life with the flick of a switch

Bringing venues to life with the flick of a switch
By Lindsay James | Monday, July 22, 2019

Using the right lighting can totally transform a space. Experts from AD Associates tell Lindsay James how

Using the right lighting can totally transform a space. Experts from AD Associates tell Lindsay James how

What leads to interior designers creating a masterpiece on a ship?

What leads to interior designers creating a masterpiece on a ship?
By Lindsay James | Friday, July 19, 2019

Marco de Jorio, co-founder of De Jorio Design International, tells Lindsay James why trust and mutual respect are key to achieving creative freedom

De Jorio Design International's Marco de Jorio on why trust and respect lead to creative freedom

Why luxury yachts provide the most elegant way to cruise

Why luxury yachts provide the most elegant way to cruise
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Vittorio Garroni from Garroni Design tells Elly Yates-Roberts how a new project will change the luxury cruise market

Vittorio Garroni from Garroni Design tells ICFR how a new project will change the luxury cruise market

Tailoring the design for high-end customers

Tailoring the design for high-end customers
By Richard Humphreys | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Alan McVitty gives Richard Humphreys an insight into M Studio’s approach to working with clients

Alan McVitty gives ICFR an insight into M Studio’s approach to working with clients

Signs of a new era for Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Joy

Signs of a new era for Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Joy
By Richard Humphreys | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The co-founders of Bourne Group tell Richard Humphreys about replacing the ship’s signage before her move to Alaska

The co-founders of Bourne Group discuss replacing the ship’s signage before her move to Alaska

Driven by a passion for art, design and structure

Driven by a passion for art, design and structure
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Ann Bada-Crema explains to Rebecca Gibson why Launch By Design Inc. is quickly rising to success in the cruise industry

Ann Bada-Crema explains why Launch By Design Inc. is quickly rising to success in the cruise industry

Revitalisation: exclusive cruising for the modern traveller

Revitalisation: exclusive cruising for the modern traveller
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, July 5, 2019

Windstar Cruises’ John Delaney discusses the upcoming ship renovations that are part of the Star Plus Initiative

Windstar Cruises’ John Delaney discusses the upcoming Star Plus ship renovations

In conversation with cruise ship design legend Joe Farcus

In conversation with cruise ship design legend Joe Farcus
By Rebecca | Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Joe Farcus helped Carnival Cruise Line to kickstart a new era of cruising with his first full ship design in the 1970s. Jon Ingleton asks him about his illustrious career

ICFR asks Farcus how he helped Carnival Cruise Line to kickstart a new era of cruising in the 1970s 

An inside look at Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Flora

An inside look at Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Flora
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 1, 2019

Rebecca Gibson explores how Celebrity Cruises has worked with BG Studio International and other partners to create a pioneering ship that will transform the Galapagos cruise experience

Celebrity, BG Studio International and others share how they created a pioneering ship for the Galapagos

A multimillion-dollar makeover for Carnival Sunrise

A multimillion-dollar makeover for Carnival Sunrise
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 28, 2019

Lisa McCabe and Petu Kummala tell Rebecca Gibson about Carnival Cruise Line’s latest Fun Ship 2.0 transformation project and an upcoming newbuild

Lisa McCabe and Petu Kummala discuss Carnival Cruise Line’s latest Fun Ship 2.0 transformation 


An inside look at Irish Ferries’ W.B. Yeats

An inside look at Irish Ferries’ W.B. Yeats
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, June 27, 2019

Jon Ingleton was in Dublin for the launch of W.B. Yeats and asked Andrew Sheen and Helen Kilmartin about her poetic interiors

Jon Ingleton asked Andrew Sheen and Helen Kilmartin about the ship's poetic interiors

Bolidt flooring improves the cruise experience

Bolidt flooring improves the cruise experience
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Innovative materials provide ships with durable, eco-friendly and sound-insulating qualities