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SUNSTONE 

SunStone Infinity Class

An open discussion with the Partners

Defining the main design features, Nedge states, “our inspiration was Antarctica. We wanted to ensure we allowed nature to take centre stage. Most rooms feature large windows and the ship has ample dedicated viewing areas such as the hydraulic viewing platforms and the observation deck so passengers never miss an impromptu whale sighting or can simply take in the landscapes."

“Throughout the ship, a neutral colour palette was accentuated with different shades of blue accents and artwork and graphic images were a big part of the design." Tomas states " we allowed ample space for large format art pieces, specifically the cabin headboard and full height vertical pieces at the entry to cabins and stair landings. Walking around, one can easily and quickly get a sense of these key elements.”

We are also working on ferries being built in China, playing an important role in Viking Line’s newbuild project being built in China. Team managing partner Carlos states: "we have been playing an important role in coordinating the yard, outfitters and our design team."

GALLERY

Ocean Explorer - Greg Mortimer - Ocean Victory

Tomas Tillberg Design lead designer and managing partner Nedgé Louis-Jacques explained the challenges of the ship’s assembly and construction being in China, saying the main consideration was “being able to source and find the materials we needed to ensure the original design was kept intact. We did a lot of research and worked very closely with the interior outfitter company”.

The essence of Antarctica

When it comes to the design, Mr. Lund, CEO of SunStone, the ship's  developer and owner says the seven Infinity-class ships have been chartered by different cruise operators. “Each charterer designs its passenger areas of the ship, some have swimming pools, some are without, they have differing numbers of restaurants as they operate in different places, with different demographics and passengers.”

World-class design, defined

onboard Greg Mortimer

Lounge / Lecture Theatre

We developed this space for functionality and versatility. First as a lecture venue enabling operators to educate guests with the unique destinations about to be explored. Port tours and details regarding the indigenous cultures visited can be exhibited in an airey and compelling onboard climate. The space is also ideal for entertainment events featuring state-of-art built-in digital opportunities.

Lounge / Lecture Theatre

With a circular theme, guests are afforded the best sight-lines from any location with a minimal amount of structural interference. Comfortable effective seating and the theme of Antarctica are demonstrated along with a hint of elegance and sophistication.

Observation Lounge

Positioned forward above the bridge the observation lounge provides a 300 degree unobstructed view of the new discoveries guests encounter. The space is infused with Scandinavian textures and furnishings, timeless and inviting by any standard. After sundown, the appeal transforms into an casually elegant bar and lounge catering adventure seeker from around the globe.

Main Dining Room

The Main Dining Room infuses the quintessential  essence of casual elegance. The owners desire to deliver a fine dining experience on an exploration vessel compares to a diamond in the rough. Guests are surrounded with views that encapsulate the exotic locations the ship will sail to and through while savoring the best available fare at sea in a contemporary bright atmosphere.

Library

With a strong Arctic palate and combined Scandinavian influence the ship's library portends the indigenous destinations of the vessel's itineraries. Large picture windows lend an aire of spaciousness and eloquence whether crossing oceans or gliding through an epic Arctic journey.

Lounge / Bar

Influenced again by the ship's exotic itineraries into polar regions, the lounge and bar reinforces the integration of the ship's design theme. The area flows dynamically and seamlessly into adjacent common areas of the ship culminating in a fresh, crisp and clean format for casual entertaining, exploring and comfort regardless of the influences from the outdoors.

Exploration Centre

We developed this space for functionality and versatility. First as a lecture venue enabling operators to educate guests with the unique destinations about to be explored. Port tours and details regarding the indigenous cultures visited can be exhibited in an airey and compelling onboard climate. The space is also ideal for entertainment events featuring state-of-art built-in digital opportunities.

Veranda Suite

The design theme ensues into each and every guest stateroom and suite, Space is maximized through efficient storage areas. Small ships do not have to equate to small living areas. The use of light materials and décor ensures each guest experience an illuminating and fresh approach to exploration cruising with all of the comforts of a larger vessel.

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