Cunard unveil new ship design team

Posted By on Feb 26, 2019 | 0 comments

Cunard line has recruited a team of “world-class” designers to create the interiors for their new ship, which is due to join the fleet in 2022.

The design team headed by the creative director, Adam D Tihany include Simon Rawlings of David Collins Studio, Terry McGillicuddy of Richmond International and Sybille de Margerie of Sybille de Margerie Paris.

The new ship will be Simon Rawlings’ first project at sea and he will be responsible for the atrium, grand lobby, the Queens Grill suites, and the main dining room. Past projects of Simon Rawlings include Kerridge’s Bar and Grill, Corinthia London and The Apartment at The Connaught.

French Interior studio, Sybille de Margerie Paris, whose previous projects include The Mandarin Oriental Paris and Cheval Blanc in Courchevel, will be responsible for the retail spaces, the spa, and the flagship Queens Room in their first work on a ship interior.

Richmond International, whose clients include The Langham London and the award-winning Four Seasons hotel in Budapest will be responsible for the theatre, new entertainment spaces, and the outside deck area.

Cunard president Simon Palethorpe said “The calibre of talent we have brought together for this project will bring to life our vision of creating a truly world-class ship. Working alongside the legendary Adam D Tihany, the team is working hard to ensure that every aspect of our new ship is exciting and forward-looking, yet unmistakably Cunard.”

Tihany added “We have assembled a dynamic, passionate team of talented creatives whose unique design sensibilities and innate understanding of the Cunard brand will move the dial forward while recapturing the beloved spirit of Cunard travel in this next generation cruise liner.

The Sovereign Cruise Club are excited by the news and are looking forward to the new ship joining her sisters RMS Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria & Queen Elizabeth in 2022. For more information regarding Cunard cruises please visit our website or for a quotation call our team of Cunard experts on 03331 224466.



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