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Tillberg Design of Sweden Interiors on Regent Seven Seas Splendor

Seven Seas Splendor is the newest addition to Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Designed by luxury cruise ship interior designers Tillberg Design of Sweden, the ship has well-appointed touches, specially chosen artwork and sleek ...

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New Launch: Faux Leather from Kravet

Kravet Contract Introduces SILICONE – PERFORMANCE FAUX LEATHER Kravet Contract introduces SILICONE – PERFORMANCE FAUX LEATHER, a collection of indoor/outdoor fabrics, perfect for upholstery. Both UV friendly and water resistant, these fabrics are inherently anti-microbial, anti-fungal and stain resistant. The fabrics are also environmentally friendly, non-toxic and odorless. Offered...

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Spotlight on John Hadley, Chelsom

Born from retail roots in 1947, Chelsom has earned its esteemed reputation as one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers, and suppliers of decorative lighting to the international hospitality and marine markets. Chelsom designs have been specified for some of the most prestigious marine projects to date, seeing the lighting specialists collaborate with the world’s l...

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Introducing Royal Thai

As carpet designers and collaborators, inspiration comes from many places—from fine art, fashion and nature to the process, machinery, and materials. Partnering with a wide variety of artists from around the world, Royal Thai offers a multicultural perspective and has an extensive library of patterns to choose from, or you can customize your own piece to enhance your brand and overall vision. With a focus on the hospitality industry, Royal Thai can help you create a fe...

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Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Miami Announces Its First Conference Speakers

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Miami Announces its First Conference Speakers   Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Miami is a free-to-attend event catering exclusively to the cruise interiors industry Industry experts from Norwegian Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Seabourn, and Studio DADO will speak at the conference The inaugural expo will take place June 18-20, 2019 at the Miami Beach Convention Center Miami, FL, January 3...

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Technology From Vimar On MSC Seaside

Vimar technology on board the record-breaking ship With a tonnage of 152,000 tons, a length of 323 meters, a height of over 60 meters, 2,100 passenger cabins and 750 for the crew, MSC Seaside is in effect a record ship. The new flagship MSC was built by Fincantieri and designed specifically for lovers of warmer temperatures; the fourteenth unit of the MSC f...

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New Launch: La Feria From Skopos

New Skopos Decorative Velvet Upholstery with a Carnival Feel Celebrating the New Year in style, the new luxury flame retardant decorative upholstery collection from Skopos, La Feria, officially launches this January. Previewed at events towards the end of 2018, the La Feria collection brings a dramatic carnival feel to contra...

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Adventure Attractions From Ropes Courses Inc.

For 30 years, Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) has been in the business of designing, manufacturing and installing innovative adventure products across the globe. With low operator costs, minimal maintenance and a high return on investment, Sky Trail® aerial attractions are the perfect addition to any space whether it’s indoors, outdoors or on the seven seas. Currently, guests are entertained by a Sky Trail® while onboard 3 out of the 4 major cruise lines...

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Marine Flooring from Lonseal

Before air travel became a common way of seeing the world, passenger ships were one of the only ways to travel vast distances. Cruise ships have transformed over the years and are now the fastest growing sector in the travel market. In order to stay ahead in the competition, cruise ships must always be one step ahead in keeping its design up‐to‐date, including flooring installation. Now, there are more cruise ship flooring options available than ever before. ...

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Interior Focus: Glass, Stone & Wood Collections

A vital cog in the cruise interiors supply chain-machine, glass, wood, and stone suppliers are used to fulfilling the grand requirements of major cruise lines. From durable cabin windows to elegant table tops and sustainable wood floorings, these suppliers know what their cruise industry clients require. ADCO Glass International Spe...

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Introducing Behind the Scenes with Toby Walters, Event Director

Behind the Scenes with Toby Walters, Event Director | January Edition Find out what the team's been working on, plus stay tuned to find out how you and a colleague could be the lucky winners of 2 x all-access VIP passes to Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Miami Two-night stay in one of the most beautiful hotels in Miami   ...

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AD Associates Works With Crystal Cruises Again For Their Diamond Class Ships

AD Associates is delighted to announce their involvement in Crystal Cruises’, new Diamond Class ships. Crystal Diamond represents the first ocean-going, newbuild vessel for Crystal Cruises since 2003 and is scheduled to join the award-winning luxury fleet in 2022. The luxury ships will measure approximately 67,000 gross tons and accommodate around 800 guests, boasting luxury design elements and exceptional amenities in line with Crystal Cruises’ award-winning Oce...

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Gerflor Onboard Celebrity Edge

Gerflor’s motto “walking on water with style” has never been so aptly illustrated. Gerflor Group creates, manufactures, and markets innovative, decorative and sustainable flooring solutions and wall finishes., developing specific floorings and wall solutions to meet all indoor applications in the marine market. Gerflor’s STREAMO floorings have a stron...

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Share To Get Featured

We want to hear from you!   At Cruise Ship Interiors Expo, we’re all about spreading the love. So, ahead of the Miami event next year, we want to hear from you. We’re offering an unparalleled opportunity to be featured in our monthly eNewsletter and pre-show email. Not only that, but our top picks from across the run-up to the event will be featured in print in our Show Preview Magazine, which will be distributed to suppliers, exhibitors,...

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Spotlight on Mark Henderson, Magicman

Known for their ability to "magic" problems away, Magicman supplies the cruise industry with repair, restoration, and renewal services to ensure all onboard facilities are maintained to a high standard. Providing damage control to fixtures and fittings in cabins, corridors, bathrooms, and leisure facilities, Magicman's services certify safe onboard standards and ensure guest...

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Spotlight on Andreas Krenzen, Shores Global

Andreas Krenzen is general manager for the cruise division at Shores Global, a preferred partner for the cruise and hospitality market when it comes to quality furniture and fabrics. Working closely with architects and designers, Shores Global meet their clients' needs and in the process shape the experience of interior space, theme, and storyline....

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Bolidt Has The Edge

Some of the eye-catching features on board Celebrity Edge, one of the most eagerly-awaited cruise ships for many years, will be distinguishable by their inclusion of high quality decking from Bolidt Synthetic Products and Systems. The 2,908 passenger capacity Celebrity Cruises ship embarked on its maiden cruise from Port Everglades on December 9th, 2018. Featuring a ground-breaking ‘outward facing’ design, and innovative features such as the floating cantilevered ‘M...

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Savage Lighting Launches New LED Lighting Control System

Savage Marine Ltd, leading specialists in the design and manufacture of lighting solutions for the cruise, superyacht and marine leisure industries, has extended its product line with the addition of a fully integrated lighting control system for the control and dimming of LEDs: the BOLT 320. The BOLT 320, part of Savage Lighting’s new Zeus Technology range, has been specifically designed for the marine markets to simplify LED lighting integration. It focuses o...

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Introducing Our New Logo

  The world’s first and only event to focus exclusively on interior design, architecture, and outfitting for the cruise industry, Cruise Ship Interiors Expo is pleased to announce the introduction of its new logo as part of the ongoing evolution of our brand. Having launched just seven months’ ago, Cruise Ship Interiors Expo is continually develop...

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New Launch: Fire Doors From Advanced Pneumatic Marine

Advanced Pneumatic Marine, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of A60 fire door systems and complete solutions for marine doors, hereby presents its latest development in marine fire protection technology: the unrivalled electric sliding door ECS 2100/SFF. Its special feature: High-tech insulation products meet state-of-the-art electronic control components for all marine sliding door applications. The door panel is the lightest one in the market with many dif...

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Spotlight on Fred Van Tunen, WARA

Fred Van Tunen is Co-Founder of WARA PFE B.V. which provides concept supporting artwork to the hospitality industry. Known for their custom visuals, together with designers and hotel owners they realize creative art concepts. Hi Fred, thanks for talking with the CSIE team today! Let's discuss your current role and key responsibilities as co-fo...

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Cruise Interiors: Holiday Edition

For many, Christmas aboard a cruise ship offers a welcome getaway from the annual hectic preparations, obligatory hosting duties, and necessary post-festivities tidy-up. With some of the best chefs in the world, bucket-list destinations, and world-class entertainment, it’s not surprising that more than ever people are choosing to spend the festive period at sea. With the holiday season well upon us, we take a look at what to exepct from cruise interiors during ...

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Studio DADO: from a lunchtime whim to Interior Design Magazine’s “Giants in Hospitality”

We wanted to get to know Studio DADO, so we sat down with the four founding partners (left to right: Jorge L. Mesa, Greg Walton, Yohandel Ruiz, and Javier Calle). Unfortunately, Enzo, the Italian greyhound (center), wasn’t present. This was one of the most challenging interviews we’ve ever conducted, with so many enthusiastic responses, interruptions, and lots and lots of laughter, that we...

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Spotlight On Jordan Beckner, FiberBuilt Umbrellas & Cushions

Ahead of Cruise Ship Interiors Expo, taking place at the Miami Beach Convention Center June 18-20, we spoke with Jordan Beckner, President of Sales at FiberBuilt Umbrellas & Cushions. The leading manufacturer of fiberglass ribbed umbrellas, FiberBuilt uses innovative construction to ensure strength, resilience, and above all, durability. With the often-harsh weather conditions aboar...

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New Launch: Voxel Chair from Vondom

Innovative furniture creators, Vondom create designs by and for dynamic people and innovators who demand only the best quality. Their newest launch, the Voxel Chair is the perfect conceptual architectural piece for any space. Based on the Vertex Chair, a former piece by Vondom. The Voxel Chair presents a unique structural shape...

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Solarglide Black Out West Phoenix

Working offshore is a tough lifestyle therefore rest and recuperation between long shift hours is essential to keep crew alert and working efficiently. Sleeping on rigs can be difficult, especially during daylight hours, so having window coverings that block out daylight is a real benefit to the crew. Earlier this year SOLARGLIDE, one of the leading suppliers of window covering solutions to the marine industry, supplied its SG LUNAGLIDER blackout blinds for fitting on Seadrill’s Wes...

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Dansk Wilton Presents DW Twist

Based on Colortec technology Dansk Wilton introduces its latest quality carpet DW TWIST Dansk Wilton's DW TWIST has been chosen for some of the most exquisite projects around the globe, adding extra luxury. DW TWIST combines hard-twisted yarn and normal velvet yarn creating an outstanding surface and a special 3D effect. The mix of yarns creates a shimmering texture offering a luxurious and unique carpet solution. The extraordinary surface makes DW TWIST pe...

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Introducing WEL International

With over 40 years of experience in the carpet and rug industry, WEL International has vast experience, from designing, manufacturing, and installing carpets and rugs, to providing its clients with maintenance, cleaning, and care post-installation. Manufacturers of the Axminster carpet, WEL International also manufactures a variety of custom rugs. Their custo...

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New Launch: Nevada by Magitex Decor

Established fabric suppliers, Magitex Décor is the premier resource for fashionable fabrics, offering decorative textiles for residential, commercial, and hospitality applications. Family-owned and based in Miami, Magitex has deep roots in the textile industry, travelling the world to source new, exciting color palettes and fabrics. Newly launched, Magitex Décor has announced its latest product, Nevada. Magitex's newest product, Nevada, is a blackout d...

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New Electronic Touch Switch from Vimar

Electronic touch switch 8in 7out 3 modules: design and technology made in Vimar Vimar is pleased to present its new solution for high-end interior equipment for yachts and cruise liners: a new electronic touch plate from the Eikon Tactil family, the luxury wiring devices range that adopts precious materials like crystal glass, stone, leather, Corian and wood. The new product allows the complete management of all functions implemented by the on-board automation system fr...

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Case Study: Dansk Wilton on Celebrity Edge

Celebrity is taking their fleet to the EdgeSM Celebrity Edge has been handed over to Celebrity Cruises by Chantiers de l’Atlantique. Celebrity Edge is the ship that is leading THE CELEBRITY REVOLUTION, a modernization of the entire Celebrity fleet, aiming at improving the way guests experience the world and giving them the vacation they truly de...

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Introducing Bergo Flooring

Bergo deck coverings can be found on hundreds of ship decks throughout the world Bergo Flooring develops and supplies safe, slip reducing and sound absorbing flooring that features a non-organic and eco-friendly material. The lightweight, draining and venting design allows the surface to stay dry and is also comfortable to walk on, even barefoot in warm climates. BERGO protects the painted deck for many years to come and, in addition to the easy installation and minimal maintenance,...

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Re-wool by Kvadrat

Re-wool by Kvadrat Crafted using 45% recycled wool, Re-wool is a rich upholstery textile with a sustainable profile. The textile is partly made by reusing scraps from Kvadrat’s yarn spinners in the UK and has been designed by Margrethe Odgaard.   "The idea was to create a both honest and environmentally friendly – textile with a poetic feel by recycling leftover material from Kvadrat’s own production", explains  Margrethe Odgaard. ...

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Case Study: Dansk Wilton on Le Lapérouse

Leading manufacturers of custom designed carpets, Dansk Wilton have been keeping themselves busy, with high profile projects filling their portfolio in recent months. Most recently, Dansk Wilton has provided flooring to Ponant’s new Explorer series. Hear directly from Dansk Wilton as they discuss their involvement onboard the premier Le Lapérouse vessel in this case study. We were lucky to embark the first ship in Ponant’s new Explorer series, Le Lapér...

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Interior Focus: Flooring Collections

Flooring is arguably the most impactful part of a cruise ship interior. Gone are the days of garish, gaudy carpets in 70s-style ballrooms; now more than ever cruise lines are trying to give their guests a contemporary, home-away-from-home feel. When it comes to providing interiors for sea-worthy vessels, function and durability is as important as appearance. Outfitting the top deck lido means considering resilient materials that can handle the ocean’s oft-st...

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New Launch: Performance Value Textures from Kravet

Creators of high-quality textiles and suppliers to the marine market, Kravet is an industry leader in to-the-trade fabric and furnishings. Now, Kravet Contract introduces Performance Value Textures, a book of nine patterned textures offered in a broad spectrum of color. Recommended for high traffic areas, this collection meets and exceeds ACT standards for durabilit...

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Trimline Transforms 35 Public Spaces on the New Marella Explorer

As the main interior contractor onboard, marine interior specialist Trimline were responsible for transforming the interior of Mein Schiff 2 into Marella Explorer. Trimline’s specialist team of around 350 tradespeople carried out the extensive refit to the 35 main public areas, including fully re-purposing some areas as well as some significant tu...

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Radici Marine and Seafloor

Radici Marine Radici are pleased to announce Radici Marine, the new Radici business unit entirely dedicated to the marine industry. A new organization that aims to be in close contact with professionals of cruise, ferry and yacht sectors offering a great service and above all a huge mix of products, taking advantage of multiple technologies as Wilton, Axminster and Tufting. Find out more information regarding ...

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New Launch: Walbrook from Sekers

Walbrook Worldwide suppliers of fabrics to the marine market, Sekers announces the launch of WALBROOK, a collection specifically for the marine and IMO market. An elegant velvet with subtle marble effect, Walbrook is available in 28 luxurious colours ranging from rich chocolate tones to fresh yellows and greens. Meeting IMO standards for upholstery, this collection is the perfect s...

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Cabin Automation Trends from VIMAR

Based in Italy, VIMAR is a leader in lighting controls, wiring accessories and automation systems aboard cruise ships and yachts. Taking a holistic approach to electrical installation, VIMAR provide complete aesthetic integration between all wall-mounted devices to make sure switches, power and data outlets, thermostats, and so on are design coordinated. International Key Account Manage...

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New Launch: Tropical Prints from Skopos

Tropical Prints on FR Fabrics for a Boutique Feel Classic trellis designs, tumbles of exotic flowers and waving palm trees give a clue to the relaxing far-away feel of the new collection launching this Autumn by Skopos. 7 new designs, printed on a choice of base-cloths, offer an uplifting boutique feel to contract interiors. Inspired by the relaxing pace of Hawaiian life, ...

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New Launch: PATAGON from Sekers Fabrics

Fabric suppliers to the marine industry, Sekers, announces the launch of PATAGON, a versatile collection of wide width sheers, including linen effect semi-plains, a dramatic texture with a subtle twist of metallic thread and a large scale decorative geometric design. Patagon is available in a diverse palette ranging from sophisticated neutrals and cool metallic tones to a bold black & white colour combination. With a refined drape and a variety of textures, Patagon is a hands...

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Huanan Building Materials: Powering the World with Professional Marine Accommodation System Service

As one of the biggest manufacturers specializing in marine accommodation system, Huanan Building Materials' products have been used in 30 main ship-building countries, which contribute to maintaining long term relationships with over 500 clients. Now, you can see their products in AIDA Cruise, Royal Caribbean Cruise, Century Cruise and so on. Through Huanan Building Materials' comprehensive operation system integrating R&D, manufacture and engineering service, you can benefit...

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Flotex FR from Forbo

Digitally Printed Marine Floor Covering – Flotex FR The world of surface printing is rapidly changing, with end-users demanding a greater variety of colours and designs. Customers now want to be able to express their individuality and tailor their designs to suit their individual project requirements. Digital printing allows for not only the customisation of existing designs but also the creation of completely bespoke designs. With very few limits to the type of patte...

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New Launch: Aztec Collection from Agua Fabrics

Agua Fabrics are delighted to launch the brand-new Aztec collection. Designed with Teresa Collins (Studio Teresa Collins, London), Agua have created a luxuriously soft tweed style upholstery fabric suitable for all indoor environments. Aztec is an elegant and textured fabric in seven beautifully sophisticated colours, whilst still retaining all the Agua performance properties of being fire retardant to crib 5, waterproof, stain resistant, anti-microbial and hard wearing (60K martindale). This...

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New Launch: Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik

Founded in 1887 in Lillehammer, Norway, Gudbrandsdalens (GU) is an established textile mill, ensure the highest levels flexibility and quality upholstery for shipboard use. Now, GU has released new colour palletes for two of its best-selling fabrics, the AMDAL and HEIDAL. Read on to find out more about GU’s marine fabric innovations… GU: Wool for Generations...

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Case Study: MJM Refit Azamara Pursuit

Founded in 1983, MJM Group specializes in new build, refurbishment, refit, and fit out services to the marine, commercial, and private sectors.  In January 2018 MJM Group was awarded an historic refit contract by RCCL and Azamara Club Cruises. For the first time in their history, the cruise operator entrusted full project management responsibilities for a cruise ship refit to a single outfitting company. Northern Ireland based MJM Group managed the entire rebran...

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Special Sun Room Glazing for Cruise Ships from ADCO Glass International

ADCO Glass International offers special sun room glazing on cruise ships with self-shading and integrated air conditioning within the steel structure. By using this technology, ADCO can meet the specifications and technical requirements of the design and ensure aesthetic and full comfort for passengers. Find out more about ADCO Glass on ...

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Introducing Ropes Courses Inc.

Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) has been in the business of designing, manufacturing and installing innovative adventure products across the globe since 1989. RCI’s premiere product, Sky Trail® aerial attractions, have even made their way onto 3 out of the 4 major cruise lines: MSC Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line and Norwegian Cruise Line. Engineered and constructed to withstand oceanic conditions thanks to galvanized steel, the Sky Trail® family of produc...

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Interior Focus: Lighting Collections

Lighting is a vast and vital market within the cruise interiors industry. Ornate, impressive chandeliers can elevate any room to the epitome of class and glamour, while interior downlights offer a practical solution to narrow corridors lacking light. Combining function and style is paramount in the cruise interiors industry, with guests wanting the feel of a contemporary hotel even in the midst of the Atlantic Ocean. Our lighting exhibitors will be showcasing products to satisfy the...

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Vimar: Smart Solutions to Make Vessels Even Smarter

Innovation never stops As part of VIEW, Vimar’s vision on the Internet of Things, innovative solutions are now available for By-me and KNX systems, which are capable of turning vessels into smart spaces. Co...

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New Launch: Kravet

An industry leader to the trade home furnishings industry, Kravet create fabrics, furniture, wall coverings, trimmings, carpets, and accessories. Now, the fifth generation family business presents their fourth installment of the Sta-Kleen faux-leather collection. Read more about it below and on Kravet's website. Kravet Contract presents the fourth installment of its Sta-Kleen faux-leather collection. Sta-Klee...

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New Launch: Sunbury Design

Known for their inspiring, fire-retardant fabrics, Sunbury Design create high quality IMO-approved fabrics for commercial interiors on a global basis. Ahead of Cruise Ship Interiors Expo, Sunbury Design have offered us an insight into their newest collection of contract and hospitality upholstery fabrics.   Introducing the Artisan collection...

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Seaworthy: The SelfCookingCenter XS Now Available in Marine Version

After Rational's highly successful launch of the SelfCookingCenter XS, the marine version of this appliance model is now following. The small combi-steamer will now also demonstrate its great performance and commitment on cruise ships, yachts, freighters and in the navy.   Rational is once again showing its awareness of trend with the expansion of the XS range to include...

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Case Study: Radici Pietro

Based in the Seriana Valley, Bergamo, Italy, Radici Pietro pride themselves on their historic connection to textiles. Centring innovation at the heart of their business, Radici Pietro create high quality textiles using advanced technology. Read on to discover more about the company's origins, as well as what products are available, and a problem solving case study.   ...

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GTF Freese: Growing Together with the Cruise Industry

One of the leading suppliers of coverings for ship decks, GTF Freese offer a complete range of subfloors, deck coverings, noise-reducing systems and vibration-damping structures. Read on to find out more about their high performance floors and the technology behind them. GTF Freese will make sure that you always walk on top of the best floors, at least on vessels. Our company is a producer, supplier and installer for all kind of Marine Floorings. We have the suitabl...

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Celebrity Edge Gets Solarglide's High Performance Solar Screens

Celebrity Cruises' newest ship, the Celebrity Edge, has garnered some much-deserved attention recently, with cruise industry professionals questioning what we can expect from the $1bn vessel.   Cruise Ship Interiors Expo exhibitors, Solarglide, have played an important role in bringing innovative design to the Celebrity Edge, incorporating their signature high performance solar screens.   Read on to find out more about Solarglide's involvement in the...

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New Launch: Galaxy Glass & Stone

Over their near 40-year history, Galaxy® has played an integral role in many of the world’s most exceptional design projects, having provided innovative solutions to some of the best-known names in 20th century architecture. With environmentally-friendly, inspired design at the heart of the company, Galaxy has become a trusted resource for quality glass and stone-works. Now, we take an exclusive look at their new collection, launching this fall; hear what Gal...

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Introducing AROS Marine

Based in Klaipèda, Lithuania, AROS Marine provides marine interiors, ship furniture, and electrical installation works. Providing turnkey solutions on a global scale, we can't wait to see what AROS Marine have to offer as exhibitors at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo 2019. Read more about the company's projects and ethos below. At AROS Marine, we help cruise lines to make cruise ship passengers feel comfortable and cosy. AROS Marine is successfully ...

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New Launch: Sekers Fabrics

Having supplied IMO certified fabrics and wallcoverings to the worldwide marine market for over 40 years, Sekers provide a wide variety of products suitable for public areas including lounges, bars and restaurants, as well as private areas such as staterooms and cabins. Numerous notable cruise lines have utilized Sekers services, including Cunard, P&O, RCCL, and Carnival. Now, they've released their latest product launch - the Copernicus. Read more about it below. ...

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Pfleiderer Case Study: MS Roald Amundsen

The leading wood panel manufacturer in Europe, Pfleiderer, have released a new case study, detailing the experience of outfitting an expedition ship. Along with Norweigan shipping company, Hurtigruten, Plfeiderer created the world's first expedition ship equipped with an electric drive. New environmentally friendly hybrid technology allows the ship to glide almost si...

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New Launch: Formica Group

Formica Corporation is thrilled to introduce the 2019 Specialty Collection, which includes six new designs in the DecoMetal® Laminates range and an expanded ColorCore®2 Laminate offering.   The DecoMetal® Laminates range brings a touch of luxury, glamour and metallic authenticity to surfaces.   An expanded mat...

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Spotlight On Scott E. Lundmark, Adventure Golf Services

We spoke to Scott E. Lundmark of Adventure Golf Services about the key challenges of designing for the cruise market, which project he's most proud of, and the top cruise design trends of 2018. Hi Scott. Can you tell us about your current role and key responsibilities? As President and Chief Operation Officer, I help create short and long-term business strategies as well as sales initiatives. I also run the day-to-day operations and oversee ...

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New Launch: Dansk Wilton

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important to consumers, especially those within the cruise industry. Custom carpet designers, Dansk Wilton, have taken this new industry trend in their stride with the release of their brand new product series, RE:THINK. RE:THINK your sustainable footprint: Dansk Wilton makes it easy to take the right step Colortec RE:THINK is the world’s first, and up to now only, Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM...

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Modular Construction from ADCO

ADCO Glass International, an exhibitor of Cruise Ship Interiors Expo, provides customized solutions in glass for interior and exterior. One of the biggest and best-known shipbuilding design offices, Neptun Ship Design, asked ADCO for developing a customized glass construction for shipbuilding and architecture. ADCO developed and designed an oversized glass module including windows, doors and special features. ...

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New Launch: Introducing The Axminster Carpet Collection, VOLTAIC

A Founding Partner of Cruise Ship Interiors Expo, WEL International, has recently introduced their newest Axminster carpet collection, VOLTAIC. The VOLTAIC collection uses layers and textures to electrify the corridors and public spaces everywhere. With 540 standard colors to choose from, the VOLTAIC collection can be customized for any interior. Wel International manufactures custom Axminster and Hand Tufted carpets and rugs. The IMO certification makes their carpets...

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Sekers announces the launch of OLYMPIA

Sekers announces the launch of OLYMPIA, a collection of two wide width curtain fabrics. Both inherently FR, Bainbridge is a versatile textured plain drapery with a contemporary matte linen look and Vashon, supplied with a weighted band, is a sheer with elegant simplicity and subtle sheen. Available in a palette of soft and stylish shades including neutrals, blues, reds and purples, Olympia is a handsome addition to any interior and is an ideal choice for the designer specifying for the hospit...

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Hysea Case Study: Project Refit Costa Victoria Suite & Main Suite

Hysea, an exhibtor at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo 2019, has recently released a case study on their latest refit project on the Costa Victoria Suite & Main Suite. Hysea's competencies, experience, and skills span from what it takes to what is needed to fully meet and satisfy the outfitting requirements on public areas and living spaces. Hysea analyse the projects in corporation with customers, architects, and interior designers, developing custom solutions. Their suppliers, manufac...

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Case Study: Private Yacht - Hillsboro Beach, Florida

When the owners of Yacht Hillsboro were ready to set sail with a new floor to replace the aged marble on its main deck, they discovered that Crossville’s gauged porcelain tile panels (tiles that are measured in feet—not inches!) offered an ideal creative solution. These tile panels, just a few millimeters in thickness, answered both the aesthetic and demanding performa...

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Crossville Debuts Convergence Glass Mosaic Tile Collection

Crossville, Inc. has announced the launch of Convergence, the brand’s latest glass mosaic tile collection. The stunning new wall line offers the look of end-grain wood captured in rich, jewel tones and cast in polished glass mosaics. Convergence comes in eight vibrant colors: Pearl, Chardonnay, Sepia, Pigeon, Orchid, Indigo, Currant, and Peacock. These luxe hues are heightened thanks to the brilliant glass casting, creating a naturally sophisticated effect with a lu...

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Keeping ‘Star’ passengers cool and protected!

With the ever increasing number of cruise ships operating globally, solar glare and heat through ships windows is an increasing issue for cruise passengers and ship operators. With cruise passenger numbers surpassing 27.2 million this year, solar protection is essential for the safety and comfort of passengers and crew. This summer SOLARGLIDE, one of the leading suppliers of window covering solutions to the marine industry,  successfully commissioned the i...

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Brombach + Gess specializing in glass bonding technology

Marine glazing Brombach + Gess has been a specialist in glass bonding technology in industrial shipbuilding for over 30 years and implements demanding projects in glass on cruise and river cruise ships. In addition to an extensive portfolio of solutions in glass, the company has concentrated on a new development - it is displaying its Loggia-Cabin Window system at the Cruise Ship Interiors Expo. This new development provides an "infinite-feeling" and thus creates a new and innovativ...

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Kvadrat introduces Twill Weave to its product collection.

Twill Weave brings a contemporary interpretation of the classic woolen twill upholstery textile. It is crafted by American designer Jonathan Olivares. Originally designed for the Twill Weave daybed, which Jonathan Olivares created in 2016, Twill Weave features the same weave pattern as carbon fiber – the material used for the bed’s frame. ...

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Danish suppliers to the cruise industry help shipowners promote a green profile

Tourists not only demand luxury when travelling on cruise ships. Sustainability is increasingly becoming an important part of the travel experience and thus, the industry must follow showing environmental and social responsibility. “With the growth of the cruise industry, the demand for luxury rises but at the same time cruise passeng...

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Spotlight on Greg Walton, CEO, Studio DADO

We hear from our Advisory Board member, Greg Walton, CEO of Studio DADO. Learn about his achievements and advice for all cruise interior designers. Enjoy!   Can you tell us about your current role and key responsibilities? As CEO my key roles and responsibilities are tending to Studio DADO clients, developing new and existing client relationships, reviewing our design proposals and overseeing the running business of our growing firm....

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Spotlight on David McCarthy, AD Associates

We turn the spotlight to David McCarthy, Director of Marin Projects & Communications at award-winning multidisciplinary design firm, AD Associates. Get an insight on what he's achieved in the interior design of the cruise industry, what's been his proudest moment, and where the industry is heading over the next few years. Enjoy! ...

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Chelsom launch new collection

More than two years of in-house design led by Robert and Will Chelsom has resulted in the launch of Chelsom’s brand new collection, Edition 26. The new ranges are presented within both a market leading catalogue as well as a fully reworked state of the art website. The collection wholly relfects Chelsom’s brand image in showcasing a multitude of beautifully designed lighting...

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Awkward Ship Windows Are Solarglide’s Forte

Ship windows come in different sizes and shapes. Obscure window shapes such as trapezoids, triangles, circles and inverted Rhombus’s are some of the variety of weird and wonderful windows found onboard new and old ships alike! Often the installation and functionality of window blinds is not considered during the initial vessel design which can create a ‘headache’ for outfitters and interior designers. Finding window blind solutions that function correctly and that look good on i...

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Official Handover of Trimline’s Latest Investment

With over 54 years' experience in creating World Class interiors for cruise customers globally, Trimline Ltd are respected in the industry for delivering a quality finish and innovative thinking on each of their interior refits. With a dedicated Innovations Team, they are continually researching and developing products and processes that can save their cruise customers weight and money.     ...

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Sekers Announces the Launch of GINZO

Sekers Fabrics has supplied IMO certified fabrics and wallcoverings to the worldwide marine market for over 40 years. Having supplied products to many notable cruise lines, including Cunard, P&O, RCCL and Carnival to name but a few we are very pleased to have them exhibiting at #CSIE19.  With a wide variety of products suitable for public areas including lounges, bars and restaurants a...

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Spotlight on Gustavo Berenblum, Berenblum Busch Architects

Gustavo Berenblum is a Principal at Berenblum Busch Architects, (BBA), an architecture, planning, and interior design firm based in Miami specializing in Port, Residential, Hospitality and Education projects.  Having won numerous awards including South Florida Business Journal Community Excellence in Archi...

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Bolidt Gets A Warm Reception From Polar Cruise Operators

The well-established position of Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems decking and flooring in mainstream cruise ship and superyacht markets has been quickly converted into a series of business wins in the fast-emerging polar expedition cruise ship sector. The most recent contract for the Dutch manufacturer’s hardwearing, environmentally friendly and visually attractive products covers the Hurtigruten newbuildings, Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansens, two hybrid p...

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Arconas Launches inPower™, and Place™ Wireless Charging Tablet

Arconas has launched two new public furniture solutions, the inPower™ hub and Place™ wireless charging tablet, to bring additional power options to high-traffic waiting areas. The inPower™ hub is a sleek wall-mounted counter system designed with an integrated inPower™ flex 3 module for people to charge their personal electronics. Arconas has also seamlessly integrated wireless charging technology into the tablet arm of their Place™ seating series. The inPower™ hub takes ad...

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Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Debuts At Miami Beach Convention Center

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo will land at the Miami Beach Convention Center on June 18 – 20, 2019. With less than a year to go, Miami is set to welcome more than 2,000 operators, shipyards, outfitters, architects and interior design teams to meet with the entire supply chain working within the cruise refurbishment, newbuild and overhaul markets. With the marine sector seeing significant growth, this event has been truly welcomed by the entire industry. More than 150 suppliers ...

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