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PROFILE

Tina Barnard (top) founded
Tina Barnard Designs in 2012.
The firm's commercial work
includes Floorscape (above)
and Cushman & Wakefield
(right) in Raleigh, North
Carolina.

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With nearly two decades of experience designing
commercial interiors, Tina Barnard, IIDA-who holds
degrees in mathematics and interior design from South
Carolina's Converse College-founded her eponymous
firm in 2012. Based in Morrisville, North Carolina,
Tina Barnard Designs (TBD) has carefully orchestrated
the design behind a variety of commercial interiors,
ranging from workplace to retail and hospitality.
At ICFF in New York this past May, Barnard was named
the inaugural recipient of the Anna Hernandez/Luna
Textiles Education Fund Award by the International
Interior Design Association (IIDA) Foundation, which
commemorates contributions to the advancement and
empowerment of women in the interior design industry.

PHOTOGRAPHY: JB SQUARED PHOTOGRAPHY

Designer
You
Should
Know
Tina
Barnard

How does your background inform your
approach to design?
I have worked in the industry for more than 15 years.
In that time, I have learned a lot about what it takes
to make a project successful from start to finish.
We approach each client's design individually. When
you look at their space, we don't want you to see a
TBD design, but rather the company's unique identity.
What led you to found your own practice in 2012?
We are a client-driven company. My clients inspired
me to start my own practice and when I did, they
supported me greatly. They have really pushed
the growth of the firm with referrals and accolades
to their colleagues. I highly value the relationships
we have with our clients.
What sets the work of TBD apart? What factors
distinguish your firm's design services?
We have the unique ability to understand a project
from both the tenant and landlord sides of the
business. We make it a point to know exactly what
needs to be done prior to lease execution in order
to get a project started on the right foot. As we work,
we maintain that level of detail through the entire
process from project execution to occupancy. We are
known for not only having a great eye for design, but
also for the knowledge and detail of our drawings.
Congratulations on winning the IIDA Anna
Hernandez/Luna Textiles Education Fund Award.
How did it feel to receive this recognition?
It is an extreme honor to be the inaugural recipient
of this award. I feel as though Anna Hernandez and
I shared the same values as far as running a company.
Everything from employee retention to caring
for clients are things that I hold dearly as well. Also,
as a female business owner, we can make a great
impact on the professional world and lead by example.
One of the greatest challenges women face in the
workforce is balancing work and family because they
are both important. Unfortunately, women usually
feel pressured to choose family simply because
of the challenges that come with being a professional.
I am proud that we at TBD are able to show that it
is possible for women to be successful in a career
and at home as well.
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Designer You Should Know: Tina Barnard
Columnist: Is Your Firm Telling a Meaningful Story?
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