Speaking to his creative process in conceptualizing The Seaside Collection from Sunbrella®, designer Richard Frinier imparts that, “As a native Southern Californian, I have lived in and around a coastal region for all of my life and I have also traveled extensively around the world, so I am naturally drawn to seaside destinations and lifestyles.” Adding, “Whether you are on the western, eastern or southern coastlines of America or visiting the Cote Azur of France or island hopping in the Caribbean, Hawaii or Southeast Asia, there is an inherent allure to seaside cities and resort villages that beckons us to come closer and then compels us to linger, leaving a lasting mark on our memories and in our hearts long after we have returned home.”
The designer has creatively captured this strong emotional appeal and experience in The Seaside Collection from the Richard Frinier Collection for Sunbrella® available exclusively through Pindler. Softly contrasting and tonal-textured constructions, contemporized classic patterns and sun-washed color ways reflecting the best of global seascapes come together to create and incredibly easy array of richly styled and complementary fabrics to design, decorate and accent any indoor/outdoor living space wherever the authentic essence of seaside resort living may be desired.
Upholstery fabrics from Sunbrella® are continually advancing in design sophistication and comfort, resulting in applications for both interiors and exteriors. Sunbrella fabrics have achieved GREENGUARD GOLD certification as contributing to healthy indoor air quality by being a very low emitting interior product.
Pricing available through exclusive to-the-trade distributor, Pindler.
Capturing the essence of coastal living, The Seaside Collection is comprised of: two base cloths - Stonebrook and Bayshore; two stripes - Coastview and Fairharbor; and, three patterns – Palma, Freeport and Southpoint.
Stonebrook is a lightweight, textured plain weave made from ratiné yarns with the appearance of beach sand. Color ways: Natural, Shell, Dune, Denim, Heather and Stone.
Bayshore is a box weave construction woven on a common warp allowing for a beautiful range of coastal hues. Color ways: Natural, Beach, Sand, Dune, Bluff, Mesa, Sunset, Seafoam, Sky, Heather and Pebble.
Coastview is woven using the Stonebrook construction illustrating a classic and spirited espadrille stripe. Color ways: Natural, Shell, Sand, Dune, Mesa, Sunset, Seafoam, Palm, Sky, Heather and Pebble.
Fairharbor is a correlating cabana stripe to complement the Bayshore construction created in sun-washed and soft pastel colors. Color ways: Natural, Sand, Dune, Mesa, Sunset, Seafoam, Sky, Heather and Pebble.
Palma is a banana leaf pattern on a jacquard construction inspired by the botanical gardens and landscapes of seaside resort locales. Color ways: Stone, Sand, Mesa, Palm, Mist and Heather.
Freeport is a woven jacquard with an oversized, open basketweave pattern enhanced by a slightly distressed and hand-woven appearance symbolic of the many pathways intersecting with locals and visitors, while strolling, shopping, dining and relaxing along the colonnades, loggias and passageways of seaside resort villages around the world. Color ways: Stone, Sand, Mesa, Palm, Mist and Heather.
Southpoint with its softly distressed jacquard diamond pattern evokes imagery of more nostalgic and classic seaside resort architecture in a stylized reference to decorative tiles. Color ways: Stone, Sand, Mesa, Palm, Mist and Heather.
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Richard Frinier Design Studio
Richard Frinier is an award winning and internationally-acclaimed designer of luxurious indoor/outdoor furnishings for ultra-luxe resorts, spas, private estates and residences, and resort-at-home living spaces. Furniture, textile, lighting and accessory designs are manufactured, marketed and distributed by partnering manufacturers worldwide, including: Glen Raven/Sunbrella fabrics, Brown Jordan, Century Furniture, Dedon, and others.
Designs by Richard Frinier have received over 90 product design excellence awards from AIA, ASID, IDSA, IIDA, ADEX, ASFD, SCFMA, ICFA/AHFA, HD Expo, reddot and reddot Museum, Good Design Awards from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, and many more. Career achievement awards include a Stars of Design Product Design Award in the product design category from the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles ; and, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Casual Furnishing Association, a division of the (international) American Home Furnishings Alliance.
Services Provided Award-winning and luxurious interior and exterior furniture, textile, lighting and accessory designs for residential, spa/resort, contract and hospitality markets sold through leading brands around the world.
Classic and timeless, designs range from traditional, transitional and exotic to contemporary and soft modern.
Areas Served Residential l Resort l Spa l Contract l Hospitality
Certifications and Awards Richard Frinier - MA, IDSA, ICFA, ASFD. Celebrating over 30 years of design. Over 90 design excellence and career achievement awards.