Hand-painted stamped pitcher with stylized gold handle. At the helm of her high-end San Francisco interior design firm, Candace Barnes is a Renaissance woman with 30 years of professional experience and a degree in interior design and architecture. She studied fine art and is an accomplished landscape designer. Inspired by world cultures, nature, art, music, and literature, she showcases her own line of artisanally crafted furniture, an impressive assortment of European antiques, and works by contemporary artists. She regularly appears on NBC and HGTV and in design magazines nationwide.