Contributing Faculty, Interior Architecture & Design
Sybil Jane Barrido has established herself as an innovator in the design industry. For twenty years founder and principal designer at SJVD Design, Barrido specializes in Hospitality, Urban reuse/Development, and Commercial/Luxury Residential projects. Sought after both nationally and internationally, Barrido’s design approach reflects extensive research in design management together with a sincere collaboration with each client. Combined with timeless style and natural grace, these allow her to capture the human spirit behind every project and the clientele benefiting from her designs. She holds professional membership in ASID, in addition to, among other appointments, serving as the President of the ASID Los Angeles Chapter, Chair of the CST Representative to the National Board and as an At-Large National Board member.
Barrido’s work has been featured in numerous books and publications including the upcoming “Designing Commercial Interiors, 3rd Edition” by Christine Piotrowski. The in-house designer for eleven years at the Hotel Bel-Air in Beverly Hills, Barrido has extensive experience managing large site design. Her custom-designed furnishings grace the vast expanse of space while maintaining a feeling of intimacy and wellness. Internationally, her work is enjoyed in both residences and public spaces in Saudi Arabia, Manila, Philippines and Brunei where she was honored to work for the Royal Family. Her philosophy, “we celebrate design and its impact to daily living,” is exemplified in each and every one of her projects.