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Las Vegas Market to honor Barbara Barry as Design Icon

LAS VEGAS - Interior designer and author Barbara Barry has been selected as the 2014 Design Icon for the Jan. 26-30 Las Vegas Market.

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With a vision of infusing simple luxuries into the everyday, Barry is renowned for creating refined interiors, timeless furnishings and luxury products, market officials said.

"The incomparable Barbara Barry is truly an American classic in the world of interior design. The imprint she has made in all facets of her work, and on the industry as a whole, is nothing short of remarkable," said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers.

The 2014 Design Icon presentation will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in World Market Center Building B, 16th floor World View Ballroom. The event will include a presentation by Barry, followed by a question and answer session with Maricich. Immediately following the presentation will be a book signing and reception in the Global Views showroom (A-153). The event is complimentary and open to all Las Vegas Market attendees.

Barry has done signature designs for companies including Ann Sacks Tile & Stone, Baker Furniture, Boyd Lighting, Hartmann Luggage, HBF Furniture, Henredon Furniture, Kallista, Kravet, McGuire, Tufenkian Carpets, Visual Comfort and Wedgwood, as well as her bed and bath line, Barbara Barry Dream.

Her first book, "Around Beauty," received critical acclaim and is in its third printing with Rizzoli.

"As a self-taught designer who has endeavored to make her mark in this industry it means so much to me to be recognized. 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," said Barry.

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