Furniture
Clive Christian Furniture Co
Inspired design opulence in the world’s most outstanding homes

For nearly five decades the Clive Christian Furniture brand has been creating extraordinary interiors of exquisite quality. The design studio and cabinetry workshop, nestled within the Lancashire countryside, is owned by entrepreneurial husband and wife, David and Heather Dare. From its inception, Clive Christian Furniture has sought to deliver an unparalleled level of opulence in design for its discerning global client base. The studio is perpetually focused on designing rooms that speak to the wider brand philosophy of detail-led design made from the world’s finest sustainably sourced materials, all executed with imagination. For Clive Christian Furniture’s clients, no project is too ambitious.

 

Summer 2021 has seen the Great British brand, renowned for creating the statement kitchen, shake things up with the launch of its new Garden Kitchen collection, bringing its exceptionally designed luxury outdoors. What started as a private commission for a loyal client turned into a complete ‘passion project’ for the studio’s Head of Design, Oliver Deadman, taking the company into its first foray in the outdoor arena.

 

‘It is long established that a Clive Christian Furniture room is timeless, and it was imperative for the brand that this core value be imbued in the Garden Kitchen,’ explains David. ‘Research led the team to look to the superyacht industry where the marriage of great design and all-season materiality is standard practice.’

From its inception, Clive Christian Furniture has sought to deliver an unparalleled level of opulence in design for its discerning global client base

Inspired by the glamour of classic yachts, ‘our outdoor cabinetry has been constructed using the processes, materials and techniques employed in creating some of the greatest and most recognisable yachts in the world,’ adds Oliver. In true brand style, it is a collection delivered with quality at its core and the first in what could be a series of brand designs fit for outdoor use.

 

This year, Clive Christian Furniture set out its sustainability agenda, recognising that being socially conscious and sustainable in its business practices is now an assumed attribute of a luxury brand. This saw the brand partner with the Used Kitchen Exchange in the UK and Renovation Angel in the US to offset the carbon emission of removing existing kitchens in favour of a Clive Christian Furniture kitchen. On average, every kitchen sold via these partners that is re-styled in another home saves six tonnes of carbon, equating to approximately one complete year of being carbon neutral for a family of four. The end product must not come at the cost of the environment. Every length has been taken to diminish the impact of the elements of production and to ensure the standard of finish for which Clive Christian Furniture is known.

Looking ahead, the brand is shaping up for an exciting 2022 with the opening of a flagship New York penthouse apartment for private view, the launch of the Clive Christian Furniture town house in Marbella, Spain and further expansion of the brand in Europe, the US and the Middle East.

The increased time spent indoors over the past 18 months has led to increasingly intricate client briefs with exceptional finishes and designs, reports David, as people seek to create absolute luxury, comfort and escapism in their surroundings. ‘It’s an exciting time to be in the world of design,’ he concludes.

Clive Christian Furniture Co St Germain Street, Bolton, BL4 7BG +44 (0)1204 702200

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