The BOLD Summit, the premier business conference for principal designers, proudly announces esteemed designer, celebrated author and television personality, Barclay Butera as the first BOLD Master Award Winner to join the 2017 BOLD Summit roster. Butera is the first of 3 BOLD Master Award recipients to be announced and will present to fellow principal designers at the conference this September 25th -27th at the prestigious Auditorium Theater in Downtown Chicago.
Throughout his evolving career in interior design, Butera is renowned for his approachable elegance and glamorous, coastal-chic interiors. He established Barclay Butera Interiors in Newport, California in 1994 and has since opened showrooms in Corona Del Mar, California and Park City, Utah. Barclay Butera’s inspirations are drawn from a diverse variety of grand architecture from coast to coast, European and Far Eastern influences including everything from the high-fashion runways to his far-flung world travels.
“The BOLD Summit’s provides advanced-level business development and collaboration for principal designers. One of the best learning experiences attendees benefit from is sitting down in small groups with legendary designers like Barclay Butera. It’s rare to experience this kind of open sharing and collaboration with such an outstanding group of designers,” states Julia Molloy, Owner BOLD Summit and Julia Molloy Consulting. “We are incredibly honored to present Barclay with a BOLD Master Award this year. His contribution to the industry cannot be overstated and I know his presentation and round table discussion will be a rare glimpse into his beautiful world and filled with wisdom and inspiration for all those who attend.”
Butera’s countless accolades include being named one of House Beautiful’s Top 125 designers and Top 25 Furniture Manufacturers along with Luxe Interiors + Design’s Gold List. He has hosted and designed spaces for events at the world-renowned Sundance Film Festival and Hearst Castle. Prior to BOLD, Butera has spoken on panel discussions held by the Wall Street Journal, Dwell, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and Architectural Digest.
One of the most powerful resources for business development and collaboration in the design industry, the 2017 Business of Luxury Design Summit will feature workshops, round table discussions and presentations on topics such as PR, creating a revenue stream with product lines, online marketing strategies, building referral networks, mastering profit margins and much more.
About Barclay Butera
Since 1994, Barclay Butera has been the creative force behind his eponymous design firm and showroom in Newport Beach, California. His success in Newport prompted Butera to establish showrooms in Corona Del Maar, California and Park City, Utah. Butera is renowned for his approachable elegance and glamorous, coastal-chic interiors. Some of his most recognized and sought-after collections in the marketplace include fabrics, indoor and outdoor furnishings, flooring, carpets, lighting, wall art, bedding, decorative mirrors, and home décor. He is the author of five books: Modern Living; Past, Present, Inspired; Living in Style; Living on the Coast; and Getaways and Retreats. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, Extra!, CBS, ABC, Fox, Beautiful Homes & Great Estates, HGTV; he has received press in the New York Times, New York Post, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Elle Décor, House Beautiful, House & Garden, Luxe, Ocean Home, Traditional Home, Veranda, Western Interiors & Design, Esquire, Robb Report, 1stdibs.com, OneKingsLane.com, Gilt.com, and ArchitecturalDigest.com.
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