Website Legal, Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting The purpose of this site is to assist interested parties in learning more about the designer Richard Frinier and his collective body of work. As used herein, the term “Website” refers to the collection of web pages provided at, including but not limited to the blog available at The Website is operated by FRINIER, LLC (“we” or “us”), a California limited liability company. By accessing this site, you indicate your acknowledgment and acceptance of the following terms and conditions. This privacy policy and the terms of use are subject to change by FRINIER, LLC at any time in its discretion. Any changes will be posted to this web page, so please consult this web page regularly. All changes to the privacy policy and terms of use will be effective when posted, and your continued use of the Website after the posting will constitute your acceptance of and agreement to the changed terms.

Like many websites, we use visitor log files and web analytics tools to gather information about visitors and visits to the Website. These tools help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We also collect information whenever you choose to communicate with us via e-mail. For example, when you voluntarily make inquiries or requests about information you would like to receive from us, you are electing to provide us with your personal information including, but not limited to, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and any other information you may wish to send to us. Such information, which is voluntarily submitted by you, will be directed to us for review and processing to assist you. You submit information to us at your own risk. We are not responsible for any loss or liability relating to such information in any way.

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • to personalize your Website experience according to your individual needs, for example by allowing us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested;
  • to allow us to respond to your customer service requests;
  • to process your inquiries;
  • to administer a contest, promotion, survey, or other site feature; and,
  • to send you information that may be of interest to you in the future based on your requests.

You may elect to not receive communications from us by contacting us at, at any time. We do not currently sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, except as described below. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating the Website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. For example, depending upon the type of request we receive from you, we reserve the right to share your information with the appropriate companies who manufacture, market and sell our product designs in an effort to be of better assistance and service to you. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our Website policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety. In addition, visitors’ non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses. As used herein, “non‑personally identifiable information” refers to data that does not directly reveal a visitor’s identity, such as information about a visitor’s browser, local time zone, date, time of visit, language preferences, device type, etc. Such information could be shared with third-party business affiliates.

FRINIER, LLC makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on the Website. We will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. The content on the Website may contain typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to modify, update, or delete information on the Website, at any time without prior notice.

Some of the content on the Website, including on the blog, is provided directly or indirectly by third parties. We neither endorse nor are we responsible for any opinion, advice, information, or statements made by third parties. The opinions expressed by third parties are their own and may not reflect the opinions of FRINIER, LLC, its business partners, associates, and affiliates. Further, content from third parties is provided on an “as is” basis, except for corrections to spelling, removing obscenity, and/or trimming for length, and without warranties of any kind, whether express, implied, statutory, or otherwise, including without limitation warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for a particular purpose.

The entire contents of the blog are based upon the personal opinions of Richard Frinier and Catherine Frinier, except for opinions expressed by third parties, which are the opinions solely of the respective third parties. Opinions by Richard Frinier, Catherine Frinier, and/or third parties on the blog may not reflect the opinions of FRINIER, LLC, its business partners, associates, and affiliates.

The content on the Website is provided for informational purposes only. The Website, including the blog, does not contain any paid content. Some sections of the Website, including some blog posts, may contain content related to business partners, associates, and affiliates of FRINIER, LLC, and/or other companies for whom Richard Frinier and/or Catherine Frinier and the Richard Frinier Design Studio perform or have performed design work, including but not limited to the following: Brown Jordan, Century Furniture, Dedon, Pavilion, Sunbrella, and Glen Raven. These business partners, associates, affiliates, and other companies do not compensate us for mentioning their brands or products on the Website.

We welcome your submissions of any comments, feedback, messages, ideas, suggestions, requests, photos, video, or other communications or content (“Submissions”), as long as they comply with these terms and conditions. You agree that any Submissions you send to us: (i) will be accurate; (ii) will not violate or facilitate the violation of any law or regulation; (iii) will not violate any right of a third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, or publicity rights; (iv) will not cause injury to any person or entity; and (v) will not contain, or provide, links to, harmful material such as viruses, malware, spam, or any other material that could be considered damaging or destructive. You agree that you are solely responsible for your Submissions and FRINIER, LLC assumes no liability for any Submissions sent by you.

By sending us your Submissions, whether submitted through the Website, email, or any other method of transmission, you grant FRINIER, LLC a non-exclusive, sub-licensable, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use, display, perform, transmit, reproduce, modify, delete, adapt, publish, disclose, translate, create derivative works from, sell, and distribute such Submissions for any purpose whatsoever and using any medium or technology, including the Internet, without restriction and without compensating you in any way. You represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to grant the licenses granted in this section. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to review, alter, remove, refuse to post or allow to be posted any of your Submissions. For this reason, please do not send us any material that you do not wish to license to us, including confidential information or original creative materials such as stories, product ideas, computer code or original artwork.

Copyright Information
The content of this Website, including but not limited to: text, graphics, logos, images, audio files, video files, and code, is protected by the copyright laws of the United States and other nations. All rights in and title to the content provided on this Website is the property of the respective content owners and may be subject to use restrictions. FRINIER, LLC either owns or has a license to use all content provided on this Website. Permission is granted to display, electronically copy, download or print portions of this Website, and to share blog posts via a hyperlink to the original post, solely for your own non-commercial use or for the sole purpose of placing an order for relevant products through outside partnering manufacturers or third-party business affiliates. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display, transmission, framing, or inline-linking of the content provided on this Website is strictly prohibited unless authorized by FRINIER, LLC. You further agree not to change or remove any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.

Any infringement of the content contained on this site, or any unauthorized usage found to be abusive or illegal, may be legally and/or vigorously challenged and/or pursued, as may be applicable and appropriate for any such situation.

The trademarks, service marks, and logos of FRINIER, LLC and its affiliates may not be used without written permission. Any other trademarks, service marks, and logos that appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners.

For additional information regarding products, product availability, distribution, pricing, purchasing and warranties, you may contact us directly at Manufacturers and marketers reserve the right to change materials, fabric or finish, to make price changes, or to discontinue products at any time without notice. You may also refer to the individual manufacturers for their most current offerings and updates. All products shown on this site are designed and manufactured for the use intended per the respective manufacturers’ policies and warranties.

The Website may include links to outside partnering manufacturers, and/or third parties. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies and terms of use. As we do not control the availability or content of these linked sites, we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.

All photography on this site is used with the prior knowledge, permission and courtesy of the brands and/or entities for which the visual content represents, including but not limited to Richard Frinier Design Studio, FRINIER, LLC, Brown Jordan, Century Furniture, Dedon, Glen Raven/Sunbrella, Pavilion Furniture, Pindler, and any/all press reproductions and/or blog story subjects. Images on this site are protected by the actual owners of the images respectively.

If you have questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at
Effective as of August 1, 2020