Barry Goralnick received a Master of Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. After apprenticing in Boston and Chicago, he worked for Wayne Berg Architect and Robert A.M. Stern Architects in New York, where he designed and executed many award-winning projects. Barry Goralnick Architects was founded in 1985. From its inception, BGA has specialized in both architecture and interior design.
In addition, Mr. Goralnick designs a furniture and lighting collection, which is available to designers. He also has an extensive collection of rugs and carpets custom-designed and exclusively available at Stark Carpet.
Mr. Goralnick's commissions include a long roster of residential and commercial projects. These projects range from apartments, houses, executive offices, brokerage firms, building lobbies, and a synagogue. They have been located from all over the Tri-State area and New England to France. He is a member of the AIA, NYAIA, and NCARB. He has also served on architectural juries and lectured at Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, the New School, New York University, and NEOCON in Chicago. Mr. Goralnick is a Registered Architect in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.
Along with his architectural degree, Mr. Goralnick minored in Fine Arts and received a BA in English Literature at Brandeis University and studied literature and Baroque architecture at the University of Reading, England.
Mr. Goralnick's work has appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Elle Decor, W, HG, House Beautiful, Interior Design, Traditional Home, Southern Accents, Progressive Architecture, Country Living, Better Homes and Gardens, Metropolitan Home, Designer's West, Haute Decor, The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Examiner, The Toronto Sun, The Albany Republican, The Berkshire Eagle, Pronto (Japan), Schoner Wohnen (Germany), Modern Living (Japan), Glamour (Italy), Vogue (Italy), the Showcase of Interior Design and Furniture by Carol Soucek King, Designing for Small Spaces by Dylan Landis, the Waverly Home Book, Timeless Rooms by Bo Niles, and Design with Color by Terri Truco. Mr. Goralnick designed the living room for the prestigious Edith Wharton Designer Showhouse in Lenox, Massachusetts, and the library for the Showhouse of the Millennium in Manhattan.