August 18, 2022

Marble bogs that really feel like spas and rooms draped in wealthy materials and decadent gold gildings – the inside of Cunard’s Queen Anne is trying decidedly ship-shape. 

Following the revealing of the brand new ship earlier this 12 months, Cunard has launched extra renderings that provide additional glimpses of her gorgeous interiors, together with her suites, eating areas, bar and grand foyer.

What’s extra, it has been revealed that Captain Inger Klein Thorhauge – Cunard’s first feminine captain – will take the helm when Queen Anne units sail in 2024.

Cunard has launched extra renderings that provide additional glimpses of Queen Anne’s gorgeous interiors, together with her suites, eating areas, bar and grand foyer. Above is likely one of the ship’s 15 eating places, which is decked out in shades of gold to strengthen the ship’s ‘luxurious however refined’ design aesthetic

Queen Anne's captain has been revealed as Captain Inger Klein Thorhauge (pictured)

Queen Anne’s captain has been revealed as Captain Inger Klein Thorhauge (pictured) 

The inside of the ship, which is at the moment underneath building on the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, was curated by David Collins Studio, the inside designer Sybille de Margerie and the design agency Richmond Worldwide, in collaboration with Cunard’s Artistic Director.

On the coronary heart of the ship lies the Grand Foyer, which was designed as ‘a show-stopping entrance, filled with vitality and light-weight’. The 2-deck 825-seat area pays homage to the ‘Golden Age’ of journey with Artwork Deco-inspired decor.

There’s a brass sculpture on one wall, with metalwork formed like fins, and ‘wealthy’ velvet seating that faces out in the direction of a stage – right here, friends can take pleasure in a wide range of leisure all through the day and evening with a tipple or two. 

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A new rendering shows the ‘newly refined’ Golden Lion pub – a staple on Cunard ships. The designers set out to add a touch of ‘British eccentricity’ to the pub with their choice of artwork

A brand new rendering reveals the ‘newly refined’ Golden Lion pub – a staple on Cunard ships. The designers got down to add a contact of ‘British eccentricity’ to the pub with their selection of paintings

On the eating entrance, there will probably be 15 eating places dotted all through the vessel with a ‘huge number of cuisines from all over the world’.

One brand-new rendering reveals how one of many dazzling eating places is decked out in shades of gold to strengthen the ship’s ‘luxurious however refined’ design aesthetic. 

One other reveals the ‘newly refined’ Golden Lion pub – one other acquainted function within the Cunard fleet. The designers got down to add a contact of ‘British eccentricity’ to it, with their selection of paintings on the partitions.

A recently released rendering shows one of the Grand Suites, which features a dedicated dining room, butler’s pantry, and walk-in wardrobes

A lately launched rendering reveals one of many Grand Suites, which incorporates a devoted eating room, butler’s pantry, and walk-in wardrobes

The marble-finished bathrooms that adjoin the Grand Suites (shown in the new rendering above) 'feel more like small private spas'

The marble-finished bogs that adjoin the Grand Suites (proven within the new rendering above) ‘really feel extra like small non-public spas’

Cunard has additionally launched tantalising glimpses of the lodging. 

One rendering reveals the lounge space of one of many ship’s Grand Suites, which additionally comes with a devoted eating room, butler’s pantry, and walk-in wardrobes.

One other reveals the suite’s marble-finished lavatory, which gives views out to sea. ‘The bogs really feel extra like small non-public spas,’ says Lewis Taylor, Design Director at David Collins Studio.

A rendering that was released earlier this year shows one of the stylish communal spaces on board the new ship

A rendering that was launched earlier this 12 months reveals one of many trendy communal areas on board the brand new ship 

Different lodging will embody the yet-to-be-pictured Princess Grill Suites, which can function a bar space, and Britannia balcony staterooms, with cosy couch seating areas that look out to sea, and ‘mild, shiny bogs’ with glass walk-in showers.

Designers have additionally set their sights on the ship’s exterior. 

Queen Anne will debut a ‘refined up to date livery’ that alters the Cunard crest and introduces a brand new font that’s impressed by the ‘grand ocean liners of the previous’.

Queen Anne will debut a ‘refined updated livery’ - as shown here in a rendering from earlier this year - that introduces a new font that’s inspired by the 'grand ocean liners of the past'

Queen Anne will debut a ‘refined up to date livery’ – as proven right here in a rendering from earlier this 12 months – that introduces a brand new font that’s impressed by the ‘grand ocean liners of the previous’

A new rendering illustrates the tweaked Cunard crest that will appear on Queen Anne's livery

A brand new rendering illustrates the tweaked Cunard crest that can seem on Queen Anne’s livery 

When it got here to dreaming up the ship’s decor, the design workforce appeared for inspiration within the Cunard archives on the College of Liverpool, trawling by means of historic paperwork, poster commercials, brochure covers and plans of grand areas of Cunard’s early ships.

Providing perception into the design course of, David Collins Studio’s Lewis Taylor says: ‘We have now added layers of architectural particulars and design codes that refer again to Cunard’s historical past and that add a contact of caprice and British eccentricity to the experiences. These architectural design parts together with the beautiful degree of service on board will make the brand new vessel really distinctive.’

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Adam D Tihany, Artistic Director for Cunard, provides: ‘Simply the way in which a world-renowned orchestra delivers a sense or takes you to a second or an period, Queen Anne’s aesthetic would do the identical in harkening Cunard’s gilded age, however by means of the daring, onward lens of modernity.’ 

Queen Anne (pictured), Cunard’s 249th ship, joins a fleet that honours the names of each Queen Regnant over the past millennium

Queen Anne (pictured), Cunard’s 249th ship, joins a fleet that honours the names of every Queen Regnant over the previous millennium

Queen Anne, Cunard’s 249th ship, joins a ‘luxurious modern’ fleet that honours the names of every Queen Regnant over the previous millennium.

She’s going to make up a ‘exceptional’ quartet of Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. Her debut will mark the primary time since 1999 that Cunard can have 4 ships at sea. 

Watch this area for extra sneak peeks of Queen Anne’s interiors. 

Queen Anne’s maiden season programme is offered to e book from Might 2022. For extra info go to www.cunard.com.