Garry Zayon

Garry Zayon, 61, a Philadelphia artist and furniture designer died early Sunday morning, May 7th at his home.  Garry was a self-taught artist whose designs can be seen on television shows and movies.  He has created many pieces for celebrities and clients from all around the world. Garry started his business over 25 years ago and was selling his furniture in New York.  He then expanded his deigns to sculptures made of wood and metal.  His sculpture “Guiding Flame” is on permanent display in the IPEX building at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.   The Z-DESK was the motivation in the design element of furniture. The Z-line furniture started taking off selling on a regular basis. Garry was influenced by George Nakashima and started making furniture from slabs with unique design bases. His designs are influenced by midcentury modern and Danish designs. Garry is survived by his wife, Deborah (Smith), two sons, Brad (of Jamison) and Jordan (at home), two stepchildren, Leigh and Ralph (both of Woodlyn) and two step grandchildren.  At Garry’s request, service will be private.