Richard Frinier

Richard Frinier

Richard Frinier has designed award winning furniture, textiles, lighting and accessories for over 35 years. His range encompasses modern and contemporary to transitional, traditional and exotic forms with an unmistakable essence of understated modernity blended with neoclassicism. 

Mr. Frinier has created thousands of designs across hundreds of collections specified for royal palaces, fine resorts, spas and private residences around the world. His unique designs and dedicated professional path have garnered over 90 product design and career achievement awards, including: induction into the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Class of 2016 for his vast contributions to the industry, community and design student scholarships through design trade programs; a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Casual Furnishings Association; and, a Stars of Design Award from the Pacific Design Center. His work has appeared in art and trade exhibitions, film and television productions, and has been editorialized internationally in design books, trade, design and lifestyle print, and throughout the blogosphere, capturing the prolific nature of his creative contributions throughout the home furnishings industry. 

The Good Design Award Yearbook

All the selected award-winning projects in global design

The Good Design Awards are the largest and most extensive global design awards program in the world. Awarded design firms and manufacturers have the right to enter into a limited legal licensing agreement to use the Museum's GOOD DESIGN logo to mark and identify the selected product or graphic in their marketing, publications, promotions, and communication campaigns as a public symbol of product and service quality. This public seal of approval immediately informs consumers to understand that the selected product and graphic meets the most rigorous test and criteria for absolute design excellence.

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