Revolutionary thinking from celebrated visionaries

Edge Class pushes the boundaries of cruise ship architecture from bow to stern, and everywhere in between. From the Parabolic UltrabowSM designed to slice more efficiently through the water, to the urban condo-inspired accommodations to the industry-first Magic Carpet, we’ve reinvented what’s possible on a Celebrity Cruises vacation. 

We also carefully selected a team of the world’s best designers, based on their portfolios as well as their inexperience with cruise ships and cruising.

That’s right. We sought out designers who were new to the cruise industry, because we wanted to ensure every aspect of Celebrity Edge would be a departure from traditional thinking about cruising. We wanted visionaries who would bring a completely fresh perspective to ship design—and we got exactly that with our team of renowned designers.

Jouin Manku

Lead Design Team, The Grand Plaza

Jouin Manku’s design work on Celebrity Edge reminds you that you’re traveling—that you’re on a journey of discovery. They do this in so many unique ways, from their elegant interpretation of a pendulum in the main dining atrium, to the ship’s bare bones they artfully left exposed. Discover the incredible spaces of the Grand Plaza that make it the place to see and be seen.

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Patricia Urquiola

Lead Designer, Eden

It all begins with Journey to Eden, a unique art installation that leads to the venue and delivers a tranquil garden escape where you can open your mind and prepare yourself for the combination of sensory experiences that lie ahead. The design itself is constantly changing—chillful in the morning, playful in the afternoon and sinful at night—a concept Patricia executes flawlessly. No matter what time of day or night, every visit to Eden will leave you intrigued and wanting more.

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Scott Butler

Lead Architect, Eden

With Eden, Scott wanted to introduce the industry-shattering concept of outward facing spaces designed to build a greater connection between guests and the sea. What he succeeded in creating is a multi-level, architectural masterpiece. Delivering a transformational space that organically blends nature with design, Eden is three levels of immersive sensory experience completely wrapped in glass.

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Kelly Hoppen, MBE


With 40 years of experience at the forefront of the design industry, Kelly is one of the most renowned interior designers in the world. Her ever-evolving style is underpinned by a subtle fusion of East meets West, blended with charming warmth and sumptuous opulence.

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Tom Wright

Exterior Profile Design

A true visionary, Tom firmly believes the key responsibility of an architect is to continually strive to create designs that uplift the spirit. He approaches every project with an open mind, seeking the often-elusive spark that brings designs to life and gives it an edge over the competition.

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Nate Berkus

Edge Ambassador

As Edge Ambassador, Nate brings his distinctive personality to the launch of Celebrity Edge. A pioneer in the industry, he showcases an approachable and elevated design philosophy that has transformed countless interiors around the world for more than 20 years.

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