product | barbara barry for kravet fabrics | design san francisco

'we are all legends in our own minds.' 
-barbara barry

los angeles interior and product designer, barbara barry, is also a legend in the minds of other interior designers.  she is one of the most prolific designers of licensed products in the interior design industry.

in addition to lighting for visual comfort and boyd lighting, floor coverings for tufenkian and kravet carpets, and tile and plumbing for ann sacks and kallista, her licenses include furniture for baker, henredon, hbf, and mcguire, as well as textiles for hbf, and kravet.

1 barbara barry for mcguire | caned arm chair
2 barbara barry for kravet | indochine fabric collection
3 barbara barry for kravet | ink brush carpet | indochine carpet collection
photo credits barbara barry

'life is a project.'
-barbara barry

and, barbara barry's latest project is her new book, around beauty, the subject of her keynote presentation at design san francisco 2013.

following her keynote presentation, she signed copies of her book at the kravet showroom.

4 barbara barry | around beauty
photo credit david meredith 

'color and light are everything.'
-barbara barry

so, for her interior design projects, she usually uses many values of the same hue.

cooler tones in the cooler light of cooler climates, like northern california...

5 living room | piedmont CA | interior design by barbara barry
photo credit david meredith

warmer tones in the warmer light of warmer climates, like southern california...

6 living room | pacific palisades CA | interior design by barbara barry
photo credit david meredith

or, greyer tones in the mountains, or at the ocean...

'you really don't need much decoration at the ocean...
the light is the decoration... 
the ocean is the decoration...'
-barbara barry

7 living room | malibu CA | interior design by barbara barry
photo credit david meredith

'i have one thing that i can doi like to make things calm.'
-barbara barry

so, the new barbara barry indochine collection for kravet fabrics has a calm color palette.

warm tones, cool tones, or grey tones...

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'casual formal...'
-barbara barry
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