British luxury furniture designer Christopher Guy Harrison, who founded international furnishings brand Christopher Guy in 1993, has died after battling lung cancer since early 2019.
Harrison grew the Christopher Guy brand in more than 40 countries, and served as principal designer and CEO. Originally known for a wide range of decorative mirrors, the Christopher Guy brand grew into a collection of upholstery, furniture and accessories, and area rugs.
Known to his family as Guy, the designer's firm furnished properties such as the Savoy Hotel in London, the Georgian Restaurant at Harrods, the Wynn Resorts in Las Vegas and Macau, the Ritz Carlton in Tokyo and the Presidential Suite at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
He was was the recipient of numerous international awards, including the British Interior Design Association’s ‘Outstanding Design Award’, and the Las Vegas Design Centre’s prestigious ‘Design Icon Award’.
Harrison is survived by his wife Kisa Harrison and his two children; his brother, Richard; his step-brother Christian; his father, Tony; his step-mother Janet; and countless friends from the home furnishings industry and around the world.