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Friday, April 12, 2019

Spotlight on Filippo Piccinini, Morbid Line Italy

Specialists in the design and production of IMO certified furniture, foam, fabric, and leather, Morbid Line Italy operates within the cruise and hospitality industry, focusing primarily on newbuild and refurbishment projects. Boasting more than 40 years' experience, all furniture crea...

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Carnival Mardi Gras to Debut Premium ‘Carnival Excel’ Suites

Carnival Mardi Gras to Debut Premium ‘Carnival Excel’ Suites with Select Amenities & New Resort-Style Loft 19 Enclave Access Innovative Ship to Include More than 180 Suites as Part of Expansive Choice of Accommodations Miami (April 9, 2019) – ...

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

New Launch: Terrae Prints from Kravet

Kravet Couture introduces Terrae Prints, a collection of exclusively designed prints executed with simplicity and color in mind. Blossoming flowers, rich marble textures, and undulating waves are all interpreted with a painterly hand, beautifully...

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Behind SMC Design: In Conversation with Managing Director Andy Yuill

Established in the mid-nineties as an interior design business, SMC Design quickly expanded, branching into graphic design and artwork consultancy. In 2005, Andy Yuill (designer extraordinaire and the subject of this very feature), bought the company with a colleague. S...

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Anemone Wille Våge Collaborates with GU

Norwegian designer, Anemone Wille Våge, has collaborated with fabric suppliers Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik. The brand's latest collection, Anemone Wille Våge for GU combines Anemone's sense of evocative and detailed interiors with GU's uncompromising st...

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Introducing Ober Surfaces

Ober Surfaces, a reliable partner for your interior design projects In 1925, the Ober family founded the eponymous company, which thereafter became Ober Surfaces®. Specialists in high-end decorative surfaces for nearly 100 years, Ober Surfaces has accompanied architects, designers, and developers in their projects. The Ober Surfaces® group unites two brands dedicat...

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Seven Seas Splendor Features Studio DADO Designs

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Selects Studio DADO to Design Key Spaces Onboard the Ship that Perfects Luxury Coral Gables, FL (April 2, 2019) - Regent Seven Seas Cruises has selected Miami-based boutique cruise ship and hospitality design firm Studio DADO to create key public and private areas of its newest luxury ship, Seven Seas Splendor. The studio i...

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Aerial Attractions from Ropes Courses Inc.

Ropes Courses Inc. is an expert in providing adventure attractions to the cruise market. Its marine portfolio includes supplying attractions to three of the world's four major cruise lines, MSC Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, and Norwegian Cru...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Speaker Q&A with... Petu Kummala

Petu Kummala's love for design didn't begin when he started out on his career back in 1993; ever since he was a child, Kummala has been fascinated by designing and customizing objects, whether that be a piece of art, his bike helmet, or even a car. Now, Kummala holds the pre...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Speaker Q&A with... Lisa McCabe

With more than 30 years' industry experience under her belt, Lisa McCabe is nothing less than a specialist in her field. As vice president of revitalization and hotel refurbishment, McCabe, along with her team, undertakes the majority of Carnival Cruise Line's large-scale drydocks....

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Monday, April 1, 2019

The Art of Cruise Interiors

How Art Consultancy Firms Source and Provide Meaningful Artwork for Cruise Lines Finding the right art to accompany a cruise interior can be a daunting challenge, especially when you’re tasked with providing cohesive collections and unique pieces across an...

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Interior Focus: Furniture Collections

Providing furniture to cruise lines can present some interesting challenges, as suppliers must account for unpredictable movement, harsh weather conditions, space limitations, and weight restrictions when creating furniture for the marine market. Cruise lines and interior outfitters may be more likely to opt for lightweight materials, but that doesn’t mean the quality has to suffer. At ...

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

New Launch: Cantari by Fardis

Decorative, residential wallcoverings brand Fardis (parent company to Muraspec) launches into Spring 2019 with the launch of a new collection, Cantari. The New Cantari Collection demonstrates a modern twist on classical damasks, as well as introdu...

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Monday, March 18, 2019

From Start to Finish: How Chelsom provides marine expertize across the board

Chelsom is a 70-year-old company with vast experience in the cruise ship sector. Their knowledge of and close relationship with the industry’s specialist interior design practices, shipyards and operators gives them the closest possible understanding of what the industry needs. Chelsom’s own in-house marine specialists in product design, manufacture, and installation ensure they meet those ...

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Dos and Don'ts of Winning Interior Outfitting Contracts... with Trimline

Interior outfitting experts, Trimline, tell us how to land contracts With more than 54 years’ experience in the world of cruise interiors, Trimline pride themselves on their ability to create world-class interiors for cruise customers ...

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Conference Agenda Released and Final Speakers Announced

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Miami Releases Full Conference Agenda and Final Speakers   The full conference agenda for Cruise Ship Interiors Expo is now available online More than 25 C-level professionals will share their expertize at the even...

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Our Top 4 Adventure Attractions at Sea

Gone are the days when all you’d find to entertain you onboard a cruise ship is a game of shuffleboard and a running track. Now, attractions range from expansive ropes courses to go-karting tracks and bungee jumping structures. With cruise lines now vying to get in with the millennial market, attractions seem to be getting more and more impressive and varied; so much so, that we decided to ta...

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Celebrate International Women's Day

Happy International Women's Day from #CSIE19! A day to show how far we’ve come, a day to remind us how far we’ve still to go or simply a day to celebrate the women in your life, International Women’s Day has many meanings to many people. This year’s chosen focus of Internation...

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Spotlight on Veno Cravino, API

With an impressive marine portfolio, API provides custom resin flooring to large surface areas. Having supplied to more than 400 passenger ships, API has vast experience in the cruise industry, priding themselves on their 'Made in Italy' solutions and a focus on elegant design. A...

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Get Your Boss Onboard

Need help convincing your boss? Getting your boss onboard might prove a challenge, but there are plenty of reasons to attend Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Miami, all of which will serve your business in the long run and provide a positive return on investment. Is it relevant? With a ...

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Case Study: Studio DADO on Oceania Insignia

When You Get It, You Get It How Studio DADO, a hospitality design firm established in 2016, walked into a meeting with a small project and walked out with a key role in a...

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Interior Focus: Fabric, Soft Furnishing, and Textiles Collections

Plush, welcoming pillows, elegantly upholstered armchairs, and delicately draped curtains are just some of the soft furnishings that go into creating a contemporary cabin onboard a 21st-century cruise. Fabric, textiles, and soft furnishings are vital when it comes to building a sophisticated stateroom, a refined eatery, or a welcoming lounge area. From cushions and carpets to curtains and chair...

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Case Study: Morbid Line

Morbid Line is a world-leading supplier specializing in the design and production of IMO certified outdoor/indoor furniture, leather, fabric, eco pelle, and foam for the cruise and hospitality industry, for new and refurbishment projects, based on the architects, contractors, and designers requests. With their experienced team, 40 years of professional artistry, and 4.000...

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Spotlight on Mads Agerholm, Dansk Wilton

Creators of custom designed carpets and Cradle to Cradle certified collections, Dansk Wilton is making waves in the cruise interiors industry with its innovative, flexible, and sustainability-friendl...

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Case Study: Regolo Studio

Regolo Studio: Your partner for digital technologies application Superyacht case history: digital refitting activity Discover how high precision environmental scanning is used for both aesthetical purposes and for new component engineering alike. What are the advantages of high precision environmental scanning? ...

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Norwegian Wool from Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik

Wool for Generations Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik manufactures premium quality IMO certified wool-based upholstery fabrics. Setesdal, Sirdal, and Suldal were designs created in 2014 with a wish to rein...

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Monday, February 18, 2019

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...

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Friday, February 15, 2019

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...

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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 p...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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 bra...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

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...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

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 Finca...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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...

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

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...

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Monday, January 21, 2019

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 installa...

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Monday, January 21, 2019

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. ...

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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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Thursday, January 10, 2019

AD Associates Works with Crystal Cruises Again for 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, boastin...

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

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 ...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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, ba...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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-...

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Friday, December 21, 2018

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 spec...

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

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. ...

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

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 sl...

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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...

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Monday, December 17, 2018

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. ...

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Monday, December 17, 2018

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 con...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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 ...

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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...

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

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 solution...

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

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 ...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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. ...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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 ...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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 prod...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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...

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Monday, November 26, 2018

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 pa...

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Friday, November 23, 2018

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 rec...

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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. ...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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. Out...

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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 colo...

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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 p...

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Monday, November 19, 2018

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....

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Monday, November 19, 2018

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...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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 provides complete aesthetic integration between all wall-mounted devices to make sure switches, power and data outle...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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 up...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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 blac...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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' comp...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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 de...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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 reta...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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… ...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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 ...

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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. ...

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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 cons...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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 mids...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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...

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Friday, October 19, 2018

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. ...

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

New Launch: Sunbury Design

Known for their inspiring, fire-retardant fabrics, Sunbury Design creates 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. ...

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Friday, October 12, 2018

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.   ...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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...

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Friday, October 5, 2018

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-performanc...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

New Launch: Galaxy Glass & Stone

Over its 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. ...

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Introducing AROS Marine

Based in Klaipèda, Lithuania, AROS Marine provides marine interiors, ship furniture, and electrical installation works.  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 cozy. AROS Marine is successfully operating and constantly growing in cruise ship re...

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Monday, October 1, 2018

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 ...

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Friday, September 28, 2018

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, Pfleiderer created the world's first expedition ship equipped with an ...

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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 ...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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...

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Monday, September 24, 2018

New Launch: Dansk Wilton

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important to consumers, especially those within the cruise industry. Custom carpet designers, Dansk Wilton, has taken this new industry trend in its stride with the release of its brand new product series, RE:THINK. RE:THINK your sustainable footprint: Dansk Wilton makes it easy to take the right step Co...

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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, door...

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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 manuf...

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Friday, August 31, 2018

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...

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Friday, August 31, 2018

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

Hysea, an exhibitor 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 analyzes the projects in corporation wit...

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Friday, August 31, 2018

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 ...

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

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 h...

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

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 ...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Brombach + Gess Specializes 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 Inte...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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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Monday, August 27, 2018

Danish Suppliers 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. “Wit...

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

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. Can you tell us about your current role and key responsibilities? As CEO my key roles and ...

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Friday, August 3, 2018

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 insight on what he's achieved in the interior design of the cruise industry, what's been his proudest momen...

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Friday, August 3, 2018

New Launch: Edition 26 from Chelsom

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 catalog as well as a fully reworked state of the art website. The collection ...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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 an...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Official Handover of Trimline’s Latest Investment

With over 54 years' experience in creating world-class interiors for cruise customers globally, Trimline Ltd is 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 sa...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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.  ...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Spotlight on Gustavo Berenblum, Berenblum Busch Architects

Gustavo Berenblum is founding principal of 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 F...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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 attrac...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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 ...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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 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 ev...

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