Interviews

Interior view: Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Celebration

Interior view: Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Celebration
By Richard Humphreys | 27 July 2022

Richard Humphreys talks with Glenn Aprile about the zones passengers can enjoy on Carnival Cruise Line’s latest Excel-class ship

Glenn Aprile discusses the zones that passengers can enjoy on the latest Excel-class ship

MyStar: an interior view of Tallink Grupp’s new flagship

MyStar: an interior view of Tallink Grupp’s new flagship
By Richard Humphreys | 26 July 2022

Richard Humphreys talks with Tarvi-Carlos Tuulik about the interior design concept of Tallink’s newest vessel

Richard Humphreys talks with Tarvi-Carlos Tuulik about the interior design of Tallink’s newest vessel

Interior view: Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Prima

Interior view: Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Prima
By Alice Chambers | 21 July 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Eamonn Ferrin tells Alice Chambers about the innovations onboard the cruise line’s new Prima-class vessel

Eamonn Ferrin reveals the innovations onboard the cruise line’s new Prima-class vessel

A green and grand experience with Elmo Leather

A green and grand experience with Elmo Leather
By Richard Humphreys | 19 July 2022

Jimmy Ahlgren describes to Richard Humphreys how Elmo Leather’s products tick the luxury and sustainability boxes for cruise customers

Jimmy Ahlgren describes how the company’s products tick the luxury and sustainability boxes

New endeavours and opportunities for Studio Berg+

New endeavours and opportunities for Studio Berg+
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 July 2022

Petra Ryberg tells Elly Yates-Roberts about setting up her own design studio and the changes she hopes to see in the industry over the coming years

Petra Ryberg discusses the experience of setting up her own design studio

Why restore ship interiors with Peninsula Contract Furnishings?

Why restore ship interiors with Peninsula Contract Furnishings?
By Alice Chambers | 08 July 2022

Richard Waterworth explains how the company’s services save costs and the environment

Making onboard spaces into unique places

Making onboard spaces into unique places
By Alice Chambers | 06 July 2022

Forbo Flooring Systems’ Jason Holmes tells Alice Chambers about the new Flotex Vision FR marine collection and how he designs floor coverings for the marine industry

Forbo Flooring Systems’ Jason Holmes discusses the new Flotex Vision FR marine collection

How a design studio with a difference is creating unique ships

How a design studio with a difference is creating unique ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 July 2022

Stefan Seidenfaden and Timo Hogestraat of Partner Ship Design tell Elly Yates-Roberts about the firm’s diverse portfolio of projects and why partnership is the name of their game

Partner Ship Design’s Stefan Seidenfaden and Timo Hogestraat detail the firm’s range of projects

Exclusive cruising and adventures with Lindblad Expeditions

Exclusive cruising and adventures with Lindblad Expeditions
By Alex Smith | 04 July 2022

Lindblad Expeditions’ Bruce Tschampel tells Alex Smith how the newly acquired National Geographic Islander II will offer guests a taste of the private yacht experience with year-round sailing in the Galapagos Islands

Bruce Tschampel explains how National Geographic Islander II will provide a private yacht experience

Developing the secret to outfitting success

Developing the secret to outfitting success
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 July 2022

Trimline’s Ross Welham tells Elly Yates-Roberts about the key role the firm’s employees played in developing a new project management tool and its European expansion plans

Trimline’s Ross Welham discusses its project management tool and European expansion plans

Goodbye Pacific Dawn, hello Ambience

Goodbye Pacific Dawn, hello Ambience
By Alice Chambers | 24 June 2022

Bob McGowan talks with Alice Chambers about the renovations that were carried out on Ambassador Cruise Line’s first ship, Ambience, including the teams and challenges that were involved

Bob McGowan talks about the renovations on Ambassador Cruise Line’s first ship, Ambience

A bright, appealing and environmentally friendly idea

A bright, appealing and environmentally friendly idea
By Richard Humphreys | 23 June 2022

Matt Swiergon explains to Richard Humphreys how Beadlight’s environmentally friendly reading lights improve the passenger experience and sustainability

Matt Swiergon explains how Beadlight’s sustainable reading lights improve the passenger experience

Interior view: Viking Expeditions' Viking Octantis

Interior view: Viking Expeditions' Viking Octantis
By Alex Smith | 22 June 2022

Richard Riveire of Rottet Studio talks with Alex Smith about how Viking’s first expedition ship has been designed to create a sense of exploration while retaining the cruise line’s signature style

Richard Riveire of Rottet Studio discusses the design of Viking’s first expedition ship

Effective management of an ever-growing business

Effective management of an ever-growing business
By Richard Humphreys | 21 June 2022

Mantas Dubavicius explains to Richard Humphreys how Aros Marine is striving to improve its project management processes ahead of a busy period

Mantas Dubavicius explains how Aros Marine is striving to improve its project management processes

Combining exploration, nature and luxury

Combining exploration, nature and luxury

Ponant/Gilles Trillard

By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 June 2022

Elly Yates Roberts speaks with Jean-Michel Wilmotte and Mathieu Petiteau about the design considerations for Ponant’s latest luxury icebreaker, Le Commandant Charcot

Jean-Michel Wilmotte and Mathieu Petiteau discuss Ponant’s Le Commandant Charcot

A trio of transformations for ferry operator DFDS

A trio of transformations for ferry operator DFDS
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 June 2022

Steven Newbery of DFDS tells Elly Yates-Roberts about the onboard refurbishment of the line’s two English Channel ferries and the importance of improving the passenger experience

Steven Newbery of DFDS details the refurbishments carried out onboard three of its ferries

Introducing our 2022 Design Legend: Andy Yuill

Introducing our 2022 Design Legend: Andy Yuill
By Jon Ingleton | 13 June 2022

Andy Yuill is our reluctant Design Legend, preferring to credit any accolades to his colleagues. Jon Ingleton catches up with him to reminisce and celebrate the career that has enabled him to become the custodian of a design powerhouse

Andy Yuill reminisces his career as an interior designer and credits any accolades to his colleagues

Exploring new horizons and opportunities with Viking

Exploring new horizons and opportunities with Viking
By Alex Smith | 10 June 2022

On its 25th anniversary, Viking is continuing to innovate as it makes its first forays into expedition cruising and river cruising in the USA. Alex Smith outlines the reasons behind the company’s sustained success

The cruise line makes its first forays into the expedition market and river cruising in the USA

Environmental standards redefining luxury in cruise ship interior design

Environmental standards redefining luxury in cruise ship interior design

YSA Design

By Rebecca Gibson | 10 June 2022

Mounting pressure from maritime regulators and environmentally conscious passengers is transforming the concept of luxury in cruise ship interior design, with new materials marrying form, function and sustainability, says YSA Design’s Fabiana Vale Dornelas

Pressure from maritime regulators is transforming the concept of luxury in cruise ship interior design

Conscientious cruising with sustainable ship design

Conscientious cruising with sustainable ship design

Steen Friis Design

By Rebecca Gibson | 08 June 2022

Anders Ørgård and Bente Medelbye Hansen explain to Rebecca Gibson how Steen Friis Design is using life cycle analysis to develop data-driven design strategies and deliver more sustainable ships

Anders Ørgård and Bente Medelbye Hansen explain how Steen Friis Design is using life cycle analysis

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