Weighing in at just over 168 tonnes and catering to 4,000 passengers and crew, the Norwegian Bliss Cruise Liner is a grand and majestic floating metropolis.
Sailing to destinations such as Alaska, the Bahamas, the Mexican Riviera and the Pacific Coastal, the Norwegian Bliss exterior has been decorated with intricate blue paintings, reflecting its cultural voyages to date. Mimicking this intricacy, the interior has been treated with the same precision and attention to detail with each corner decadently designed to portray the surroundings of the ship.
Onboard, The Garden Restaurant and cafe on deck 16 of the Norwegian Bliss have both been specified with ILIV Contract fabrics; using the ever-popular upholstery vinyl Burghley in the Oatmeal, Putty, Sand and Midnight shades. The colours have been used interchangeably on the lounge chairs and booths, reflecting the light through the all-glass windows on the smooth surface of the fabric. The vinyl also features in the Local bar, using the powerful Pewter colour on the bars seating and stools.
Burghley is one of ILIV’s most popular contract upholstery fabrics, as the durable construction reaches 350,000 rubs in martindale testing, making It suitable for severe contract use. The wide choice of colours allows architects, designers and specifiers to find the perfect tone suited to their colour scheme to keep their vision as impactful as possible. Aside from this, the waterproof fabric has both anti-microbial and stain-resistant coating added to ensure it can be easily maintained and cleaned whilst allowing the fabric to perform under excessive use.
One key Flame Retardant test which contract fabrics must adhere to onboard any sailing vessel is the International Maritime Organization test, which deems textiles suitable for upholstery, drapery and accessories onboard, at present ILIV have over 60 IMO certified fabrics, passing part 7, 8 and both.
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