Rick Barton

Rick Barton

New York, NY, US

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I create spaces and structures which reference my wish for sustainability, my interest in biophilic design, while reflecting my clients' personalities and desire for functional and inviting rooms.



Ribar Designs, New York, NY, US, Principal

Created innovative interior and architectural design, case goods, FF&E for residential clients. Developed and delivered client presentations and project budgets; oversaw installations, ensuring on-time and within budget completion while maintaining the highest quality.
 Completed a $50,000 redesign of a Fire Island beach house, facilitating the sale of the home within one month after completion, transforming flooring and the color pallet while optimizing aesthetic through the incorporation of texture.
 Led an extensive renovation of a NYC Village apartment, transforming the home into an Art Deco residence, leveraging custom elements; completed within four months.
 Managed the $100,000 remodel of three condos in Miami Beach, employing a modern Scandinavian style.
 Oversaw the remodel of a Connecticut home, including defining the style; selecting furnishings, flooring, and window and wall coverings; and advising on art pieces.

Jan 1997 - current


Academy Of Art University, San Francisco, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Architecture & Design

Interior Design
Liberal Arts
Art History

Jun 2014 - Dec 2019

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