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Cruise Ship Design: Veterans or Virgins?

Ayesha Khan (Senior Designer, Jeffrey Beers International)

Dee Cooper (Senior Vice President of Design, Virgin Voyages)

Jan Krefting (Senior Architect, Partner, YSA DESIGN)

Location: Cruising Innovations Theater

Date: Wednesday, April 10

Time: 10:30am - 11:00am

Sector: Design & Ship Interiors

Pass Type: Open to All Pass Holders - Get your pass now!

Event Type: Cruising Innovations Theater

Vault Recording: TBD

What are the plusses and challenges of working with cruise ship design novices versus cruise ship design veterans? Does the prestige of having a renowned design name outweigh the virtues of having a designer well versed in the multifaceted particularities of shipbuilding? How do those who are unfamiliar with maritime design feel about the steep learning curve? And what is the client’s perspective?