Design Team

Long known for its fresh yet enduring style, Tomlinson brings together some of the most respected and talented upholstery designers in the home furnishings industry. Together, the synergy of this phenomenal group becomes even greater than its individual parts giving Tomlinson a product line that is sophisticated, diverse and always the best blend of form and function.

This stellar group of designers is unparalleled in the home furnishings industry. Each brings his or her own unique aesthetic, and together, they create the extraordinary Tomlinson line.


Barry Dixon
Barry Dixon

"With an understanding of our aesthetic past and an eye to it's future, we can design furniture that is truly timeless."

Larry Laslo
Larry Laslo

"To be successful in creating an environment, one must be a born collaborator."

Vladimir Kagan
Vladimir Kagan

“Vladimir Kagain is the creative grandfather of a whole new generation of designers.”
- The New York Times

Michael Wolk
Michael Wolk

Timeless style. Supreme comfort. The ultimate in sophistication. Michael Wolk draws on a full range of classic modernist influences to consistently create what are, quite simply, America’s most refined contemporary furniture designs.

Charles Sutton
Charles Sutton

“It is almost easier to build a sky scraper than a chair.”
- Mies Van der Rohe

Bia Pila
Bea Pila

"As a furniture designer, my goal is to create something timeless that lives well beyond this generation as a continued source of inspiration and interpretation."

Denis McCullough
Denis McCullough

"For me, design must be fashionably timeless, with thought to simplicity, proportion, and most of all comfort."

Diane Granda
Diane Granda

"I aspire to design furniture with soul through refinement of scale, proportion and quality craftsmanship. My goal is complete when I know that I helped someone use their imagination when making their furniture choice and the furniture captured their hearts."

Rob Jones
Rob Jones

"I believe that excellent design is the blending of creative style balanced with careful proportion and scale. It is this blending and balance that changes the ordinary to the extraordinary."



We lost Rob far too soon, but being the visionary that he was, his designs remain some of our most sought-after pieces.

Nancy Barnett
Nancy Barnett

"As the new me, I design to a scale of function. If it works build it. Less is more and the more the better. We all know good design when we see it."