Johnny was born in London to African/Irish parents. At the age of 16 he made his first piece of furniture while working as an apprentice for a traditional cabinetmaker. Since then his raft of skills have taken him all over the world, including a stint working on cruise ships making furniture for its casinos. He now works from his base in rural Essex.
If Johnny had to name his style he would call it Theatrical Minimalism. His belief is that furniture should be functional, well designed and practical. But also that nothing should be overlooked or neglected.