Critically acclaimed interior designer and author Barbara Barry will be honored as the 2014 Design Icon during Winter Las Vegas Market, Jan. 26-30, 2014. Barbara Barry is among the world’s most prominent and talented designers with lighting lines for Circa Lighting, Visual Comfort and Boyd Lighting.
“The incomparable Barbara Barry is truly an American classic in the world of interior design," says Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers (IMC). "The imprint she has made in all facets of her work, and on the industry as a whole, is nothing short of remarkable. We are delighted to present Barbara Barry with the esteemed Design Icon award, which is the centerpiece of our programming roster at the Winter Market.”
"As a self-taught designer who has endeavored to make her mark in this industry it means so much to me to be recognized," Barry says. "I believe that we are called to offer our unique gift and I thank the Las Vegas Market from the bottom of my heart for recognizing mine."
The 2014 Design Icon presentation will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at 11 a.m. in Building B, 16th Floor World View Ballroom. The event will include a presentation by Barbara Barry, followed by a Q&A with IMC’s CEO Bob Maricich. Immediately following the presentation will be a book signing and meet & greet reception located at Global Views (A153). The event is complimentary and open to all Las Vegas Market attendees.
Barry's 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,” and named an ASID “Fellow” in 2013, as well as “Designer of the Year” by Traditional Home and “Best in Residential Design” by Interiors magazine.
Barry joins the ranks of the industry’s leading designers who have been recognized as past Design Icons during Las Vegas Market, including Vladimir Kagan, Juan Montoya, Vicente Wolf, Christopher Guy, Larry Laslo, Roger Thomas, Jamie Drake and Alexa Hampton.