Christopher Guy Harrison

Christopher Guy Harrison is a British luxury furniture designer. He is the founder and head designer of the international furnishings brand Christopher Guy.

Christopher Guy Harrison
Christopher Guy Harrison

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Harrison’s Formative Years and the Foundation of the

克里斯托弗·哈里森出生于的家伙Britain, on 3rd of September1960, and during his youth was raised inSpainandFrance; thisinternational backgroundunderstandably contributed to hisstylistic fusionof various design influences from around the world. In1993, Christopher formedHarrison & Gil, a company then expanded by offering a complete lifestyle and luxury furniture collection, in2005before re-launching under the brand nameChristopher Guy

In1999, Christopher designed and built aone million square foot workshop complex in Javato accommodate the 1,400 carvers, woodcarvers and specialist finishers that could craft his designs. Today, Christopher resides in his London headquarters, frequently travelling around the world, particularly in Java and Los Angeles.

A Fascination for Elegance inspired by the French Riviera

Thisbritish luxury designerfirst became inspired by the world of decorative style while growing up in the1970s along theshoreline of the French Riviera.Here Christopher became fascinated with the elegance intrinsic to French design, which he sees as “an effortless form that isbeyond beauty”.

Since then, a singular vision and uncompromising sense of style, along with an ongoing pursuit for elegance in every piece he designs, have driven Christopher tocontinually redefine the aesthetics of design.The result is a craft at the forefront of the world’s luxury furnishings market.

Crafted L-shaped Bureau
Christopher Guy, crafted L-shaped bureau

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Stunning coffee table, clear tempered glass top and diamond shaped bases hand carved in wood.
Christopher Guy. Stunning coffee table, clear tempered glass top and diamond shaped bases hand carved in wood.

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The Company’s Production

Originally known for a wide range ofdecorative mirrors, the Christopher Guy brand grew into a collection of upholstery, chairs, dining tables, sofas, headboards and office furniture. In2017, Christopher Guy partnered with rug manufacturer Nourison to create anew line of luxury area rugs.Christopher’s which includes the popular Chris-X (pronounced kris-krôs) leg design

The Chris-X Leg Design

Christopher Guy furniture designs reflect a contemporary mood with classic values. It is the case of hisChris-X leg design, patented across the USA, China and Europe. This design is seen throughout his collections and was inspired by thecorseted waistline of Scarlett O’harainGone with the Windand thecrossed legs of a ballerina.“My aim” Said Harrison “was to design a chair that was simple, sophisticated and flexible enough to work with a variety of style categories”.

Chris-X leg design
Chris-X leg design is patented across the USA, China and Europe.

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A Firm for Famous Sets and Prestigious Hotels

Christopher Guy furniture has appeared inHollywood filmsincludingOcean’s Thirteen,Charlie’s Angels 2,The Thomas Crown Affair,The Devil Wears PradaandCasino Royale, and is a regular mainstay inprestigious hotelsandresidences worldwide.发展成一个完整的生活方式和豪华furniture collection, all of the Christopher Guy designs are linked to his philosophy:

Regardless of whether the design piece leans towards modern or classic, above all else, it must beelegant in nature.

– Christopher Guy Harrison

Christopher Guy Design Lounge in Beverly Hills
Christopher Guy Design Lounge in Beverly Hills

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A Celebration of the Company’s Achievements

The British Interior Design Association awarded Christopher Guy theOutstanding Design awardin 2004. The World Market Center Las Vegas and Las Vegas Design Center recognized Christopher Guy as the 2011Design Iconon 27 January 2011. The Design Icon award celebrates modern-day design legends and gives them a platform to share their stories and inspire others. Past Design Icon recipients include Juan Montoya, Vicente Wolf, Roger Thomas, Vladimir Kagan and Larry Laslo. He was awarded an荣誉doctoratefrom Otis College of Art and Design in May 2014.

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