Over two days the free-to-attend Cruise Ship Interiors Conference 2019 played host to more than 45 speakers from the world’s leading cruise lines, outfitting firms, and interior design studios. In a series of conference session, our esteemed speakers covered the industry’s key topics from sustainability in design to the ideal drydock, upcoming trends, and women’s leadership.

During the course of the conference, each and every session was filmed and we are delighted to have these available for you all to now watch whenever you like.

With the global cruise order book showing a strong increase in newbuild vessels and an increase in cruise refurbishments, the panel shared their views on the current state of the industry.

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CRUISE INDUSTRY OUTLOOK: LEADERS' DEBATE

Shipyard schedules are becoming shorter, while developments in design are dictating that a new approach should be mandatory in the delivery of brand’s vision and ethos. Through two case studies, this session explored how to integrate lighting into the delivery of the design brief.

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LIGHTING: NEWBUILD CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES

Implementation of sustainability goals affects all parts of the business, and influences daily decision-making in sustainable cruise ship interiors design. This session examined how technology advances can instigate innovation.

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SUSTAINABILITY IN DESIGN & OPERATIONS

Successful project management and efficient, smooth delivery of the Execution Phase of a drydock are largely dependent upon intricate planning. This includes planning of workspace; the appointment of project management team and contractors; and the delivery and management of supplies.

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WHAT DOES THE IDEAL DRYDOCK LOOK LIKE?

Developing color in design projects is very much a global affair – there are no boundaries of where inspiration originates. There are no longer right or wrong colors. This session discussed the global color tendencies and how cruise lines use color today and in tomorrow’s marine environments.

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COLOR: ENDLESS BOUNDARIES

Interior design on cruise ships has matured significantly over the past few years as it has aligned itself more closely with the developments on landside design and hospitality. This session looked at the factors that are driving the ‘trends’ and examines why it is important to deliver interior design of the future as ‘timeless.’

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DESIGN TRENDS 2022

With 30 years of experience in the industry, and having worked with every major European shipyard, Greg Walton, founding partner of Studio DADO walked attendees through his vision for a smarter way to collaborate, across multiple stakeholders, departments and organisations.

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DESIGN PROCESS & COLLABORATION: A SMARTER WAY TO COLLABORATE

The way passengers use space has changed over time. When reconfiguring older vessels to extend their lifespan, it becomes important to develop some multipurpose public spaces to get maximum use out of the real estate.

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EXTENDING THE LIFESPAN OF A CRUISE SHIP

The working world around us is changing rapidly. It is going to take a talented and resourceful team to be able to adapt to new business culture, and to work with ever decreasing budget in creative ways. This session showcased some superstar female leaders and highlighted how they have got to where they are today.

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WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP FORUM

This session covered the health and safety aspects of the interior design of a cruise ship, through the deployment of safer, compliant products.

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APPROVAL PROCESS FOR MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS FOR THE INTERIORS OF SHIPS

The increasing scale and complexity of the industry require a winder involvement of the OEM to speed up, simplify and to stimulate cross-fertilisation of ideas and best practice between newbuild and refurbishment projects. This session delivered new perspectives on how to best dovetails workflows of the different parties.

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NEWBUILDING AND REFURBISHMENT: TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN?

Passenger flow plays an important part on the overall guest experience and delivery of the brand story. This session examined the key considerations and tools for interior designers when assisting passenger orientation and optimising passenger flow.

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DESIGNING FOR PASSENGER FLOW

Our distinguished panel of cruise ship interior design gurus shared some career highlights and to explain what exemplary design means to them.

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LEGENDS OF DESIGN - Q&A

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