If Hollywood Glam is more your style and you rather splurge on decadence and luxury than opting for a Zen like minimalism then the furniture collection by Christopher Guy is right up your alley. The designer marries his creativity with his love for glamour and is unapologetic about using shades of purple, gold and silver.
At the forefront of international design, Christopher Guy’s furnishings emanate a timeless beauty and a contemporary mood with classic values that looks at home in any global setting. The stunning collection of fine designer furniture includes a vast range of ornate mirrors, statement seating, beds, tables and accessories for a complete lifestyle look. The multitude of original pieces are hand-carved from solid wood and are available in a wide selection of hand finishes with a myriad of upholstery fabric and color choices all available to view on Farrey’s showrooms.
Christopher Guy Harrison is a British furniture designer icon of whom was born on September 3rd 1960 in Britain, raised in Spain and France and now resides in Singapore. This change in cultures early on in his life and to this day is perhaps where his design inspirations come from, Harrison is world famous for combining modernism with classicism in his designs, creating luxury pieces of furniture that transcend international boundaries.
Perhaps one of Harrison’s most famous designs is the Patented Chris-X (pronounced as Kris-Kros) leg design. According to Harrison himself, the inspiration for this piece of furniture was inspired by the corseted waist-line of Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind as well as the crossed legs of a classically poised ballerina. This leg design really is a modern day marvel which also oozes classicism and is very popular in the USA, China and across Europe. This unique design is widely seen throughout his collections as he believes it is ‘simple, sophisticated and flexible’.
In 2004 Christopher Guy Harrison was applauded for his stunning designs when he received the ‘Outstanding Design’ award by the British Interior Design Association in 2004. As well as this British Award, in 2011 The World Market Centre in Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Design Centre named Christopher Guy Harrison as the ‘2011 Design Icon’.
Christopher has designed interiors for some of the most famous hotels in the world, his portfolio of clients include The Mayfair Hotel in London, The Trump Plaza in New York, The Four Seasons Worldwide and even Harrods. Perhaps even more impressive than this, he has designed interiors for such movie sets as; The Mummy, Casino Royal and the Thomas Crown Affair.
Come in today to Farrey’s Lighting & Bath to see this gorgeous line of Christopher Guy!