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Window Treatment Trendspotting with Industry Guru, Deb Barrett

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As a design creative and founder of the design firm, Window Dressings, Deb Barrett is a nationally known window fashions designer whose specialty is finding creative solutions to challenging design. Deb is most well known and has built a reputation for cutting edge couture treatments. A five-time winner of the Window Fashions Design Competition, her work has caught the attention of Better Homes and Gardens Windows and Walls, Decorating Ideas and Inspired House among others. As an energetic and prolific professional, Deb’s career path has taken her in several directions. She is an accomplished speaker, editor and author. Nationally known, Deb regularly speaks at industry and association events on a variety of design, business and trend topics. Barrett’s highly interactive programs reflect her two passions- couture window coverings and trendspotting. As an author, her books Tools of the Trade and Soft Furnishings Sketchbook are in their second editions. Deb’s regular column, Trendspotting appears in Vision magazine and her new books, It’s All in the Details and Runway to Window launch in 2009. Deb’s highly personal and informative writing style has been featured in print and online with Plinth and Chintz, Threads, High Point Market Report and HGTV. Blog readers enjoy Deb’s inspiration in her blogs, Design Confidential and TrendSpotting. As a design thinking strategist, Deb’s fascination with what’s around the corner and the constant search for inspiration has led her to travel the world to develop design intelligence and interior forecasts. She regularly works with industry partners, consumers and professionals to impart trend insights through presentations, white papers and trend products.