International Cruise and Ferry - Spring/Summer 2019

International Cruise & Ferry Review Onboard Experience 170 FEATURE Interiors showcase High-quality fabrics, furnishings, lighting and other products are key to ensuring designers can create on-trend and long-lasting interiors onboard passenger ships. Rebecca Gibson looks at some of the latest products that are transforming interiors at sea Putting the right products in place Danish Decoration always uses top-quality products when upgrading the interiors of cruise ships Whenever Danish Decoration renovates a cruise ship, it ensures that it uses the best possible interior products. True to form, the company did exactly that when it refurbished nine areas onboard Royal Caribbean International’s Navigator of the Seas in The Bahamas. The team used high-quality products in the bars, casino, restaurant, night club, lounge, coffee bar and photo and art galleries. Highlights include the new Diamond Club for members, which replaces the old Cigar Lounge and the new Hooked restaurant, which replaces Sabor. An eclectic collection Ulster Carpets’ new contemporary carpet collection provides designers with an aesthetically appealing, yet durable, solution for flooring Featuring six contemporary designs – Linea, Arbor, Nebula, Calx, Vapor and Nexus – and available in 21 colourways, Ulster Carpets’ new Vescent contract stock collection is designed to complement any marine interior. The neutral colour palette reflects modern textile trends, while the flash of colour adds a unique element. Each Vescent carpet is made from an 80% wool and 20% nylon blend, which is woven to nine-row Axminster standards, making it suitable for use in a wide range of places on ships. Vescent also maintains the highest environmental standards.