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Barbara Barry for Baker

In her latest furniture collection for Baker, award-winning designer Barbara Barry has created yet more compelling visions of liveable luxury with an artist’s hand.

Barbara Barry for Baker


September 12th, 2011

Los Angeles-based Barbara Barry is a masterful artist of carefully orchestrated compositions in interior and home furnishing design. Her work is characterised by graceful, beautifully proportioned shapes, a subtle but equally lush palette of colours, and a devotion to detail.

It is not simply an elegant room or piece of furniture that Barbara seeks to create, but an atmosphere of calm and tranquility, and her knack for marrying luxury with comfort and ease has won her an ever-growing legion of fans worldwide.

Barbara Barry for Baker

Of her latest collection for Baker, Barbara Barry says it’s a chance to present her “evolution as a designer”.

“To work closely with the company’s skilled artisans and create with more luxurious materials than before is incredibly rewarding.

Barbara Barry for Baker

“I wanted to create the feeling of stepping into a beautiful painting, where the summation of the elements come together in a composition that feels balanced and inviting.

Barbara Barry for Baker

“The new pieces are a collection of simple shapes, beautifully made, that work in harmony with each other to create an elegant backdrop for the lives that are lived in them. I love rooms that speak in quiet ways to their inhabitants, holding their attention as their eye moves melodiously from form to exquisite detail to sensuous form.

Barbara Barry for Baker

“My inspiration for the color palette came from John Singer Sargent’s watercolors of Venice. The watery tints of pale gemstones shimmer and play off one another in a subtle way that feels soft and sensuous. Rose quartz, aquamarine, citrine and amethyst are punctuated by the glint of gold leaf. A wash of smoky sapphire is paired with classic grey and warmed by burnished bronze. These soft neutrals work well with brighter colors, yet softly stand on their own.”

Barbara Barry

Barbara Barry is available in Singapore at Proof Living.

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