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About Barbara Hafften


University of Minnesota, B.S. Design


Member since 1992
Member Kitchen and Bath Tour Committee - 2009
Student Expo Committee - 2008/2009
ASID Board of Directors(Director of Membership) - 2007/2008
Membership Committee Chair - 2005/2006
Resource Day Chair - 2005/2006
Showcase House Committee Chair - 2004
Showcase House Committee - 2002/2003/2004
Showcase House Participant - 2001/2003/2004/2005/2007


Twin Cities Spaces Magazine
"How to Work with a Designer"
April/May 2007

New Kidspace Idea Book
Wendy Jordan
The Taunton Press, Inc.  2005

Mpls/St. Paul Magazine
Showcase Home Supplement
"A Grand Transformation"
May 2004

Window Fashions Design and Education Magazine
" Spring Showhouses in Review"
July 2003

Window Fashions Magazine
"Retro Fashion Forward"
July 2001


Speaker - "Your Home Today, Tomorrow, Forever" (International Market Square) - June  2009
Speaker - "Aging and Design" - Feb.  2008
Speaker - ISD #831 "Evening with a Designer" - 2002
Adult Education (Interior Design) - Oct.  2000
Adult Education (Interior Design) - Feb.  1999


Advisory Board Member Alexandria Tech. - 2008/2009
Style Makers Event International Market Square - April 2006
Speaker - National Association of Remodeling Industry - June  2005
Consultant - Home Furnishings and Design Show - March 2005
Consultant - Home Furnishings and Design Show - March 2004/2003
Speaker - Home Furnishings and Design Show (IMS) - April 2000


Junior League of St. Paul and Mpls.(Showcase House) - 2002/2003/2004/2007
Festival of Trees - Fairview Hospice - November 2005/2006
The Junior League of St. Paul - Silent Auction - May 2005
St. Paul Conservatory of Music Silent Auction - Sept. 2003/2001


"Environmental Psychology and Interior Design" -CEU - April 2008
Interiors '07, Design Conference San Francisco CA - March 2007
ASID Leadership Conference Washington DC - July 2006/2007
Design for an Aging Population - CEU - Jan. 2004
Furniture Exhibition: Biennale Des Editeurs de la Decoration, and the Maison and Object - Paris - Jan. 1997

Barbara HafftenBarbara Hafften holds a B.S. in Design from the University of Minnesota. She has been a member of the American Society of Interior Designers since 1992 and served on the ASID Board of Directors. Barbara has been asked to speak at many interior design engagements and holds a 2009 Predsidential Citation from the American Society of Interior Designers. read more…