Denman celebrates 80 years in enterprise – BarberEvo Journal


This yr, Denman will mark its 80th anniversary. For 80 years, Denman and Denman instruments have helped to make hair good.

Denman assist stylists, barbers and hairdressers to be good. Denman assist stylists, barbers and hairdressers to make their shoppers appear and feel good. Denman assist individuals to create seems to be and types to make them appear and feel good every day. From humble roots of a brother making a brush to assist his sister higher model her hair to a model offered in over 80 international locations world wide. Denman are world day-makers.


The Denman story begins with John Denman Dean, again in 1938.

Whereas in New York, the younger entrepreneur from Northern Eire had been launched to a revolutionary new materials, nylon. He noticed its potential for the bristles of his just lately

patented rubber-cushioned hairbrush. Returning to the UK, together with his cabin on the Queen Elizabeth stuffed with nylon, his brush manufacturing plans had been placed on maintain till after the battle.

The enterprise was established in 1946 and throughout the 1950s and 1960s the Denman model grew to become well-known, adopted by hairdressers because the skilled device of the commerce.

Vidal Sassoon famously used the Denman D3 Traditional Styling Brush to create his iconic uneven bob for Mary Quant. The age of the famous person hairdresser had arrived, and with a famous person brush at all times at hand.


The model constructed on its ties with skilled stylists and launched into a interval of development into abroad markets that continues right this moment. Alongside the enlargement in manufacturing, there was a renewed concentrate on innovation and the design of recent brushes, as types developed and altered.

In 1972 the enterprise was acquired by the Rainey household, with design, engineering and manufacturing situated in Bangor, Northern Eire. Each Maxwell Rainey OBE and

Dr. John Rainey MBE have been recognised within the Queen’s Honours Checklist for his or her excellent contributions to Financial Improvement in Northern Eire.

In the present day, the Denman model is really world. From its state-of-the-art design and manufacturing base in Northern Eire, we colloborate with gifted inventors, stylists, barbers, designers and engineers to develop merchandise and introduce new strategies.

Denman is offered in over sixty international locations worldwide.


The 80th anniversary is Denman’s alternative to have fun 80 years of good hair and sit up for the following 80 years of styling. Denman is on the heart of a artistic business that’s fused with vitality, ardour that’s ever altering. Denman are proud that they will help stylists and barbers to understand their artistic imaginative and prescient and assist their shoppers to understand their greatest selves.

Key celebrations:

  • Announcement of Paul Stafford as World Artistic Director for Denman (extra particulars to comply with)
  • Launch of recent artistic idea and campign at IBS, New York, ABS, Chicago and Cosmoprof, Bologna
  • Launch of Denman World Collective – world model ambassador mannequin
  • 80th anniversary celebration dinner Cosmoprof Bologna, Las Vegas and Hong Kong
  • Salon Worldwide, London – Stage Star competitors and Denman stand redesign to incorporate World Collective stage

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