Barry Roode, Creative Director and Owner, is an artist and designer based in Mushaboom, Nova Scotia, Canada as well as Mantova, Italy. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and a Master of Fine Arts from the Statens Høgskole i Kunsthåndverk og Design (‘State School of Art and Design’), in Bergen, Norway.
During the course of his career Barry has worked on projects for such prestigious design houses as Design-Tex, Maharam, Arc-Com, and Pollack. Created exclusive products for OEM’s such as Teknion, Global, Kimball, Steelcase, and Herman Miller. Designed custom collections for corporations such as Bell South, Guinness, UCLA Medical Centre, and Capital One in partnership with major firms such as SOM, Perkins and Will, and Gensler.
Through Mushaboom Design™ Barry Roode brings forward his years of international experience and obsession with drawing, colour, pattern and materials. Innovation in connecting traditional art processes with digital design is a hallmark of his unique style.
Bespoke service for exclusive designs and materials can meet the needs of any project. Sustainability is a inherent part of Mushaboom Design™. Creating durable products, made to order manufacturing, choosing renewable, recycled and / or recyclable materials where possible.