Cunard has signed designer Adam Tihany as artistic director of its upcoming new ship.
Tihany will oversee the complete inside design technique of the anticipated, however nonetheless unnamed ship, which is able to be a part of the Cunard fleet in 2022.
Broadly considered one of many world’s most proficient designers, Tihany has made his title creating lovely areas for luxurious and iconic accommodations, eating places and resorts throughout the globe, together with The Beverly Hills Resort, Belmond Resort Cipriani and The Oberoi New Delhi.
“The title Cunard is clearly magical and I’m very excited to be concerned on this mission,” he stated.
“In the event you take a look at the historical past of Cunard, it has all the time been a forward-looking model.
“It has a basic picture however truly every ship has been modern for its interval.
“We need to proceed this custom and transfer the model ahead with the creation of an thrilling and spectacularly lovely new cruise liner.”
Work is now ongoing and Tihany guarantees loads of surprises.
“Visitors can count on a a lot lighter, modern really feel, however crucially it’s going to nonetheless really feel like a Cunard ship and Cunard’s loyal friends will really feel very at dwelling.
“The brand new ship will have a good time Cunard’s British heritage however with a whisper, not a shout.
“Every little thing a visitor expects to see on a Cunard ship shall be there, however differently to the opposite three.”
Tihany has led the way in which in restaurant design, creating signature restaurant interiors for such culinary stars as Thomas Keller and Heston Blumenthal.
He and his professional workforce of designers are presently engaged on plans for the brand new ship’s eating areas and he confirms that Queens and Princess Grill eating places will characteristic among the many eating choices.
Design work is nicely underway in preparation for building on the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
Simon Palethorpe, senior vice chairman, Cunard, stated: “We’re immensely enthusiastic about Adam’s appointment.
“Cunard provides unrivalled luxurious ocean experiences and to have such a famend designer because the artistic director for the brand new ship exhibits our dedication to offering our friends with an entire new expertise.
“Adam is working with an excellent workforce and there are some beautiful concepts and ideas within the making, however nonetheless with the notorious Cunard luxurious and distinctiveness that our friends know and love.
“We sit up for sharing extra of our designs subsequent 12 months as they arrive to life.”