A GIFT FROM THE SUN
ENHANCING YOUR OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE
The Sunniva Collection brings sophisticated comfort to your landscape. Each piece is a work of art, with graceful, elegant curves handcrafted in our shop. Influenced by tradition yet contemporary in form, this outdoor collection is designed for connoisseurs of fine furniture.
Sunniva furniture enhances your outdoor setting, whether in a private home or a luxur establishment. This collection transforms your landscape with its distinctive and award-winning forms.
Sunniva Swing Wins the Renowned A’Design Award.
Brian Boggs’ Sunniva Swing won the famed A’Design Award and Competition in 2016. This prestigious international award is given to the top 20% of designs that delivered an exemplary level of sublimity. Entries are peer-reviewed and anonymously judged by a grand jury panel of prominent academics, important press members, and experienced professionals.
WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT SUNNIVA
Ergonomic & Contemporary
The Sunniva line is a marvel of precision engineering. To create the remarkable lumbar support of this line, we employ a process of stop-cut lamination. The rocker and armchair’s elegant, ergonomic curves are reinforced by stainless steel bands that support you fully while keeping the profile slim and modern.
Our designs have been called the most comfortable wooden chairs ever made. No padding is necessary, but it can be added for color if desired. Without padding, the wood breathes better and dries more quickly after rain.
Great furniture starts with the finest materials. For our clients’ outdoor spaces, we use gorgeous, durable Honduran mahogany, as seen on luxury yachts. This wood comes from our friends in Honduras, a trio of sawyers’ cooperatives who sustainably manage the rainforest near their small community of Copen. Our purchase of wood is critical to the success of this project which Brian helped found in 1993.
Built to Last
Our furniture is very challenging to build, drawing on techniques that require years to master. Hidden quality features not only support the furniture’s resistance to weather but also support you. Our joinery is phenomenally strong and, where possible, fully housed. The benefit is a very clean look that will never expose openings around the joints, making the Sunniva line’s structural integrity effectively weatherproof and perfectly sealed for longer life.
“Our Sunniva chairs are elegant sculptures which cradle us in exquisite comfort. From the perfectly crafted lumbar support to the ergonomically responsive angles on the arm ends, we couldn’t ask for better. And we aren’t alone in feeling this way – every friend who has been able to “unseat” us responds with a heartfelt sigh. In our small, green home, where we prioritized choices which demonstrated beautifully crafted performance, Brian’s Sunniva chairs are a slam dunk.”
“Our Sunniva chairs have definitely found their spot in our timber frame pergola, which overlooks a koi pond. After several months outside, there’s no question they will hold up to the weather, and as with all Brian’s chairs they are ergonomically perfect. We’ve already enjoyed many hours with friends sitting in solid comfort and enjoying prosecco as we watch the setting sun. Did I mention how beautiful they are?”
“We love our outdoor living spaces, and the walnut chairs and table have made them significantly more enjoyable. They look so beautifully natural in this deeply wooded setting. They are amazingly comfortable, clearly designed by somebody who understand the human body. They are also very low maintenance, weathering well, which completes the sense of relaxation they provide.”
“I love, love, love mine!!! Thank you so much for this amazing piece of art/furniture!!!! It is so comfortable. Thank you Brian and Melanie!!!”
“We’ve had our two Sunniva rocking chairs now for about 9 months. They are our favorite chairs because they are so incredibly comfortable, as is (no cushions)! The height is perfect, the lumbar support is ‘just right’, and they have a good balance when rocking. We have a set of cushioned chairs we had bought, but everyone prefers to sit in the Sunniva chairs because they are so much more comfortable! The chairs sit on our outside screened porch year round and get sun on them each day. The finish and color still look like new and the recent 14 degree weather has no effect on the chairs. Thanks for designing and making such a great chair. Highly recommended!
Diane and Paul Zimmerman
“Mine just came in. Simply beautiful!”
“We are on the porch with family right now and the swing is front and center. It is so beautiful, and comfortable and swingable! We just love it and the story(ies) behind it and every piece of your furniture. Looking forward to our next meeting and thanking Brian for his creativity and care in crafting every furniture piece out of the studio.”
“We continue to be delighted with our lovely swing . . . It glides so effortlessly . . . floating is perhaps the better word. Additionally, it is very handsome in the garden, relaxing to look at, as well as use!”
Handmade in the USA since 1982