Barbara Flanagan is an author and designer who trained as an architect. This month she launches her new book, Flanagan's Smart Home (Workman). A Contributing Editor to ID Magazine, she also wrote The Houseboat Book (Rizzoli), and contributed to Design Is . . . (Metropolis Books). She has written extensively for The New York Times, as well as The New York Times Magazine and Elle Decor.
This month Flangan also launches her new company, Flanagan LLC, to develop and manufacture her product designs, the first of which arrive in November and December.
Flanagan continues to work with the MoMA Retail division of the Museum of Modern Art, NY, designing products sold through the MoMA Store. You can find her work on the MoMA Store website which features thirty-two MoMA Store designers (www.momastore.org): visit her blog www.barbaraflanagan.wordpress.com or visit the GoggleWorks Gift Shop.
Flanagan studied sculpture at L'Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs, Paris; art history at U of P; and architecture at Yale.