Hella Jongerius works on KLM cabins

Dutch designer Hella Jongerius has been appointed to create new cabin interiors for airline KLM.

Hella Jongerius

Jongerius is working on new designs for the World Business Class cabins across KLM’s entire fleet.

She will work across all interior touchpoints, including the fully-flat seats.

Jongerius says, ‘The challenge is one of safeguarding individual comfort in amiable settings using innovations. In so doing, I can optimally combine traditional details and my industrial textile and colour skills with high-tech functionality.’

Erik Varmijk, managing director of KLM, says, ‘As a designer, Hella has broad experience which she can apply to the needs of KLM and its customers, in accordance with the specific requirements for cabin interiors in the airline industry.’

The new design work is set to be revealed later this year and KLM will start rolling it out in June 2013, initially across its fleet of 22 Boeing 747-400s.

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