Barbara Haaksma, Vice President - Design and Marketing for Milliken's global floor covering division
Barbara was featured in a recent newsletter by the IIDA Carolinas Chapter. See her responses to a few questions here and get to know a little more about Barbara's background and interests!
Number of years with company: 22
Number of years in IIDA: 4
Educational background: BFA Interior Design, Kendall College of Art and Design, 1983
List 3 words that describe design: Essential, Transformative, Meaningful
Who is your favorite designer?: Tadao Ando, Florence Knoll, Ayse Birsel
What are you currently reading? The latest issue of Vanity Fair and A Country of Cities by Vishaan Chakrabarti
Why Interior Design?: It has the potential to change lives in a positive way
If you were not a designer, what would you be doing?: Ski bum
3 things you cannot live without: Great shoes, spring skiing, and summer holidays
Why IIDA?: The people!