Case Studies

Britannia's Star Burst Atrium Feature

Britannia, P&O Cruises, Carnival UK

In collaboration with:
Interior Designers Richmond International
Structural Designers Packman Lucas
Lighting Designers Maurice Brill Lighting Design

Design Brief

Design brief from Richmond International and initial concept approach

Concept Design

Concept refinement, initial modeling and structural evaluation

Development and Detail Design

Detail design of all the elements for manufacturing and development of a section prototype

Manufacturing and Installation

Final production and installation of the structure, facets, shards and lighting wiring


Final configuration and programming of the DMX-based lighting scenes

Britannia's Star Burst Atrium Feature | Final Specifications

Make Up

280 illuminated shards
Shard sizes: 600mm, 800mm, 1000mm, 1200mm
200 hand-finished triangular facets (ranging in size)
Aluminium sheet + box section
Size: 8m height x 5m diameter


NCS blue, metallic purple, rose gold, bronze, brass, gold, satin nickel, mirror polished

Project Duration

Concept to completion: 3 years


580 off, 2700K 2W LED’s
Grouped into 72 separate DMX channels


8 off: Welcome, Morning, Late morning, Early afternoon, Early evening, Evening and Special Event (x2)


Designed in the UK
Manufactured and assembled in the UK
Installed on board in Italy (December 2014)