Babara Sallick

barbara sallick

Barbara Sallick is the co-founder of Waterworks and the company’s Sr. Vice President of Design. As a Waterworks spokesperson, she presents design and product lectures across the U.S. and internationally. She has written several books, including The Perfect Kitchen (2020), The Perfect Bath (2016), The Definitive Guide to Designing the Perfect Bath (2006) and Waterworks: Inventing Bath Style (2001). She has also contributed to books by Phillip James Dodd and Don Ruggles, renowned experts in the fields of classical architecture and design.

Barbara is the Chair of the Dean’s Advisory Committee at BU Wheelock, on the Board of Trustees of the Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation, a member of the Decorators Club, a recipient of the 2015 Cottages and Gardens Innovator of the Year Award and most recently named one of House Beautiful’s 2020 Visionaries.

Barbara has two sons—Peter, the CEO of Waterworks, and Daniel, the founder and partner of SubjectMatter in Washington, DC—and five grandchildren. She lives in Southport, CT with her husband Robert and their dog Lulu.