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July 26
Meet Milliken Associate, Barbara Haaksma
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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!

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