Carnival Cruise Lines Spirit Sydney Harbor Alchemy Lounge artwork by artist Taylor Smith

Carnival Cruise Lines partners with artist Taylor Smith to create and install original chemical and molecular custom paintings for their Alchemy Lounges across the worldwide fleet

Carnival Alchemy Bar with artwork by Taylor Smith

When the design team at Carnival Cruise Lines initially contacted the studio, they had previously seen Taylor Smith's chemical still life paintings and had a vision. Carnival was redesigning their high-end Alchemy Lounge concept across many ships. They wanted to enhance the craft cocktail vibe within the lounges with tasteful, original custom artwork. 

Working with Taylor, the Carnival design team in Miami relayed their vision and requirements and also involved MJM Group, a leading marine refurbishment and interior fit specialist, based in Northern Ireland to assist Taylor with the initial project. Taylor designed insightful, underlying themes to incorporate into the art, including the strong graphic lines and designs of nautical flags which can be seen in the lines and patterns of the different works. The cocktail and wine motifs are also added to tie in with the design team's craft cocktail and lounge theme.

After the much anticipated project success of the Carnival Pride ship in dry dock, the design team moved forward with additional artwork for the worldwide fleet including the installation of Taylor Smith chemical paintings on the ships Miracle, Spirit, Imagination, Inspiration, Ecstasy and Sensation to date. 

In 2014 the Carnival Cruise Lines corporate design team chose Taylor Smith as the exclusive artist partner to design and install original chemical theme artworks for Carnival Alchemy Lounge areas across the worldwide fleet. 

Projects large and small are handled with professionalism and detail. Deadlines are always met and budgets are always respected. Please contact Taylor and her studio team directly to discuss your upcoming project.

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