Richard FrinierUnited States
Richard Frinier is a graduate of the California State University Long Beach holding a Master of Fine Arts degree. He is a twenty-one year veteran designer to the home industries with an emphasis on creating luxurious leisure furniture.
tion to his professional career, he taught advanced furniture manufacturing at the college
level for many years and is a master at working with materials. As the former Executive Vice President
and Chief Creative Officer of Brown Jordan Intern
ational, Frinier is known throughout the industry as an expert in his field.
Today, his international design consultancy is
focused on the home industries, including furniture, accessory and textile design. Frinier’s range of work
encompasses classically styled, luxury leisure furnishings sold at the showroom level through the architecture and interior design community to fine furniture stores to select specialty retailers.
He is credited with elevating the outdoor fur
niture marketplace through the contribution of his innovative and award-winning designs over the past two decades. His work has been published internationally in hundreds of publications, including trade, design and consumer press, as well as in various d
esign books and major market newsprint.