Barbara Barry declares that “Underneath all I design lies the solid belief that beauty is a positive force”. In her work there is a beautiful reminiscence of the natural influences in the most romantic and beautiful point of view. She incorporates the fresh of the green and vivid plants, with gorgeous flower details that easily create an environment were “less is more”. Her work is about “the experience of being human, intimately connected to nature”.
Her practice has grown to international renown and her interiors and product design are celebrated through partnerships that include furniture, lighting, textiles, bedding, carpets, crystal, plumbing and tile. More recently, with thirty plus years in the business, Barbara Barry has taken on private consulting for businesses looking to elevate their brand aesthetic and partnerships.
The first book from Barbara Barry explores the beauty and principles of good design. In the book, her work is praised for its quiet refinement, soothing palette, and graceful furnishings, as well as for its ravishing tailoring and coloring.
” .. when I got around to writing a book, I wanted to write about what was underneath design wrote my book about BEAUTY (…) as I have been circling around it my whole life (…)design is not static… it’s an experience, as you travel from one room to the next ~ feeling the mood.. ” B. Barry