Cathay Pacific First Class Cabin

China
2013

Following the refurbishment of Cathay Pacific’s first and business class lounges at Hong Kong International Airport, the practice was invited to carry their sophisticated design into the first class cabin of the Boeing 777-300ER fleet. The project to refresh the award-winning cabin is the first time that the practice has designed the interior and furnishings for a commercial aircraft.

To create a seamless experience for passengers, the cabin’s design shares the lounge’s palette of warm white leather, reflective dark grey surfaces and walnut finishes to create a calm, understated interior. Every element has been considered and refined, including the stitch of the bespoke covers for Cathay Pacific’s celebrated first class seat, the handmade woollen carpet, the refurbished bathrooms and the new reading light, which has been custom-designed to cast fewer shadows when working or dining.