Praise from her peers and the press has earned Barbara Barry a distinctive place in design. Her honors include Interior Design “Hall of Fame,” Architectural Digest list of “World’s 100 Best Designers,” House Beautiful “Giants of Design,” and “Designer of the Year” from Elle Décor International Design. Additionally, she has been awarded the ASID “Designer of Distinction,” “Designer of the Year” by Traditional Home and “Best in Residential Design” by Interiors Magazine. Barbara was elected to the esteemed ASID College of Fellows in 2013 and named “Design Icon” by the Las Vegas Design Center in early 2014.
Barry has created homes for many prominent American families and her designs for commercial and private spaces are international in their scope and sophisticated in their mood. Her prestigious commissions range from restaurants and retail spaces to private estates, offices and yachts.
Her passion for beauty finds expression through her many partnerships such as Ann Sacks Tile & Stone, Baker Furniture, Boyd Lighting, Hartmann Luggage, HBF Furniture, HBF Textiles, Henredon Furniture, Kallista Bath, Kravet Fabrics, McGuire Furniture, Tufenkian Carpets, Visual Comfort Lighting, Global Views and Wedgwood. Her signature bed and bath lines have been received with high acclaim. The Barbara Barry collections are sold in fine stores throughout the world as well as in her stand-alone Barbara Barry galleries in Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Moscow. Barbara’s first book, Around Beauty (Rizzoli New York), debuted October 2012.