The first ever Cruise Ship Interiors Awards took place virtually 15th June 2020 and brought the cruise industry together to celebrate the incredible winners. Recognising and rewarding the excellence and innovation within our industry, winners included SMC Design, Virgin Voyages, Volume Creative, De Jorio Design, Carnival Cruise Line and Eumar design to name just a few. The ceremony didn’t just celebrate the companies in our industry, but the people as well, crowning Giacomo Mortola the Legend of Design, Callie Tedder-Hares as Rising Star and a surprise award to Jon Ingleton, who the judges felt deserved recognition for all he does in uniting the industry.
You can watch the full ceremony over on our YouTube channel.
|BEST DRYDOCK||BEST REBRAND||BEST NEWBUILD|
MJM Marine – Norwegian Joy
Trimline – Marella Explorer 2
Virgin Voyages – Scarlet Lady
SMC Design – Spirit of Discovery
|LEGEND OF DESIGN||RISING STAR||UNSUNG HERO|
Giacomo Mortola – GEM Design
Callie Tedder-Hares – Volume Creative
Jon Ingleton – Cruise & Ferry
The Cruise Ship Interiors Awards is honoured to host a judging panel of industry experts, all of whom boast vast experience in the cruise interior design sector and will be trusted to handpick our finalists.
Best Public Space Design
Trevira GmbH is an innovative European manufacturer of high-value branded fibres and filament yarns for technical applications and hygiene products as well as for home textiles, automotive interiors and functional apparel. Two production sites and a Marketing and Sales office with a total of approx. 1,100 employees are located in Germany. These are supported by an international marketing and sales organization. In 2019, sales amounted to around 212 million Euros. The head office of the company is located in Bobingen near Augsburg. Owner of Trevira GmbH is Indorama Ventures PCL, Thailand.
Trevira has a worldwide reputation for fibres and yarns for flame retardant polyester home textiles (Trevira CS). The inherent flame retardant properties of the fibre molecule provide permanent, sustainable and environmentally compatible safety which cannot be reduced by use, cleaning or ageing. Under the brand name Trevira CS, these permanently flame retardant fabrics are used in all interior textile applications. They create a safe, attractive and comfortable environment for hotels, restaurants, hospitals, offices, public buildings, railways, aeroplanes and cruise ships. Trevira CS fabrics can pass the requirements of the relevant international home textiles fire safety standards and can be certified according to the IMO regulations for the maritime sector.
Best Floor Coverings
The UKs market leading manufacturer of subfloor preparation products and flooring adhesives for the installation of almost every type of decorative floor covering. F. Ball products are the tried and tested choice of the professional flooring contractor, offering unrivalled choice and assured product performance.
Magicman are the specialists in onboard repairs and restoration to hard surfaces including walls, floors, tiles, baths, basins, shower trays, furniture, fixtures, and fittings, both internal or external, in dry dock or in service. Their Riding Crews are renowned for achieving incredible results beyond customer expectations as well as reducing refit workload and extending the periods between them.
Founded in 2005 by Michael Riotto, MRD has solidified its reputation as the “go-to” source for product development and innovation, lighting even the most challenging environments – cruise ships, restaurants, exteriors, national historic landmarks and interiors needing specialised case. The team at MRD constantly strive to develop lighting solutions that push the boundaries of innovation and propels lighting to new heights. They are passionate about staying at the forefront of current technologies and repurposing existing materials that help reduce carbon footprint and minimise disruption to the environment.
Best Outdoor Space
We are Danes, with saltwater in the veins, committed to delivering furniture to the cruise line industry that inspires designers, exceed owners’ expectations, and make guests come back. In an industry where trust is everything, it is our vision to be recognized as the leading team that delivers cruise quality design furniture in time and budget.
According to many, leather is the most versatile of all natural materials available. Since the founding of Elmo in 1931, the company has grown to become a leading manufacturer of exclusive leather to the furniture and automotive industries. They develop, produce, market and sell Elmo in about 40 markets worldwide, with over 95% of our sales occurring outside Sweden.
Sustainable Product of the Year
Saapunki Marketing helps its clients to build strong brands and increase marketing potentials in the global shipbuilding industry. With extensive knowledge of the marine sector, the latest marketing trends, and technology Saapunki Marketing is the frontrunner in providing quality marketing and sustainability consulting services to global shipowners, shipyards, and suppliers.
Studio DADO is a cruise ship and hospitality design studio with more than 60 years of cumulative design experience. By synthesising functionality and elegance, Studio DADO blends approachability with glamour, culture with confidence, and free-thinking fun with structure. Memorable aesthetics and appreciation of culture have cemented Studio DADO as a world-class, upscale design studio.
Five Star Table Linens is a luxurious brand of table linens and napkins. Our linens are constructed with superior quality designed to offer a very long life creating great savings for this important investment. We can assist you in customizing table linens and provide you with on premise personal design services. Offering Eco-Friendly Solutions and low maintenance Table Linens and Napkins.
C&C Sign Makers is a team of professionals with an extensive, expertise and knowledge in signage conception, design and production; in addition to engineering and installation. We match prestige high-quality raw materials with innovative technologies, and specialised work, to create real “Made in Italy” customised signs.
Best Cabin Design
Eumar Design is a European based, award-winning bathroom interior manufacturer, specializing in cruise ship and land-based hospitality. They assist in creating the most beautiful and functional bathroom environment in the highest quality and for the best value. They supply lightweight composite stone washbasins, bathroom furniture, LED mirrors and shower enclosures, while utilizing a fully-integrated design approach that minimizes risk and maximizes value. Among Eumar references there are tens of thousands Crew, Pax and Public area bathrooms supplied to at least 50 different cruise ships worldwide. Their core DNA stands in unique injection molding technique, speed of new product development based on customer needs, perfection in engineering and a compulsive passion for innovation in product functionality and design.
With over 25 years of working within the cruise ship industry, KALMAR lighting continues to provide a VIP service to all its clients, carrying out the design and engineering, production process, project management, delivery, installation and maintenance.
Offering a full range of products from luxurious crystal chandeliers to table lamps, they have gained an extensive portfolio of clients from some of the worlds most prestigious hotels, government buildings, religious structures and of course, cruise ships.
Best Spa/Wellness Design
The Marine Interiors Club is a network of maritime interior specialists seeking to maintain and enhance the standard of marine interiors through connecting people and companies, celebrating successes and influencing best practices. Initially conceived as a LinkedIn Group by Cruise Ship Interiors Expo and Cruise & Ferry Interiors.
Formed in 1965, Trimline is the longest established interior refit specialist totally dedicated to the marine industry.
Over the years, they have amassed a vast knowledge of the complexities of ship refits, earning us a reputation as a global leader in marine interior outfitting within the cruise markets.
Having delivered a high-end finish to a diverse array of challenging interior projects, they have earned the trust of leading cruise and ferry companies to carry out their large-scale modernisations and bow to stern rebrands.
For their latest news, please visit www.trimline.co.uk/news