Barry Roode

Barry Roode

  • B.F.A., Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
  • M.F.A., The Academy of Fine Arts Bergen

"I am fascinated by the process of helping students to find their own sources of inspiration and to develop their own voice in a sustainable creative practice."

Barry Roode | Fibers professor

Awards, recognition and honors

  • Selected by Home and Garden Television Canada as a top five company to see at the Interior Design Show, Toronto, 2012
  • Featured in Canadian Interiors, November/December, 2011
  • Featured in East Coast Living Magazine, Spring 2012
  • Export Prospector Program Grant, Nova Scotia Business Inc., Fall 2011
  • Export Prospector Program Grant, Nova Scotia Business Inc., Summer 2010
  • Nova Scotia Department of Tourism, Culture, and Heritage, Industry Growth Grant, Summer 2009

Previous Positions

  • Instructor, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Creative director/owner, Mushaboom Textile Design, Mushaboom, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Design director, Quaker Fabric Corp., Fall River, Massachusetts
  • Design director, Deepa Textiles, San Francisco, California
  • Designer, Victor Innovatex, St. Georges de Beauce, Québec, Canada
  • Instructor and technician, École Atelier Construction Textile de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Publications and presentations


  • Interior Design Show, Studio North, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2012 Tent London, The London Design Festival, London, UK, 2010 "Anti-Depression Chamber," The Craig Gallery, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2010