Stuck In Time: Silver Shadow Calls On The Self-Proclaimed Art Deco Capital Of The World, Napier, New Zealand

Period costume

Today, Silver Shadow docked in the self-proclaimed Art Deco Capital of The World. I won’t be the one to dispute the claim. The city pulls it off quite nicely, down to greeters walking the streets dressed in period costumes. A strong earthquake devastated the city in 1931, and citizens rebuilt it in art deco style…. [Read More]

Queen Elizabeth Ship Review: Art Deco Elements Evoke A Bygone Era

Tradition reigns at Cunard Line, and that is why the entirety of the Queen Elizabeth is a nod to the company’s former liners. Queen Elizabeth’s art deco design was inspired by the line’s first two Queens, the 1930s-built Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary. Read The Avid Cruiser’s full ship review of Cunard’s newest liner.