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interior decorating consultant

Barbara Sande, American interior decorating consultant. Certified interior designer, licensed designer California.


Sande, Barbara was born on May 5, 1939 in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Einar and Pearl M. (Olson) Sande.


Bachelor, University Idaho, 1961.


Assistant manager, buyer Home Yardage Inc., Oakland, California, 1972—1976. Consultant in antiques and antique valuation Lafayette, 1977—1978. Interior designer Neighborhood Antiques and Interiors, Oakland, 1978—1986.

Owner Claremont Antiques and Interiors, Lafayette, California, 1987—1994. Associate Neiman-Marcus, San Francisco, 1994—1998. Interior designer The Studio, Burlingame, 1998, Benefit Boutique Inc., Lafayette, 1995—1998.

With Restoration Hardware, since 1998. Consultant, participant antique and art fair exhibits, Orinda and Piedmont, California, 1977. Decorator Piedmont Christmas House Tour, 1983, 88, 89, Oakland Museum Table Setting, 1984—1986, Piedmont Showcase Family Room, 1986, Piedmont Showcase Music Room, 1986, Piedmont Kitchen House Tour, 1985, Santa Rosa Symphony Holiday Walk Benefit, 1986, Piedmont Benefit Guild Showcase Young Persons Room, 1987, Piedmont Showcase Library., 1988, Peidmont Showcase Solarium, 1989, Junior League Table Setting, Oakland-East Bay, 1989, Oakland-East Bay, 90.


  • Certified interior designer, licensed designer California.


Originator Concerts in the Park, Orinda, 1979. Board directors San Leandro Cooperative Nursery School, 1967. Health coordinator parent-faculty board Miramonte High School, Orinda, 1978, Acalanes School District, Lafayette, 1978.

Board directors Orinda Community Center Volumes, 1979. Member of California Council Interior Design (certified), American Society Interior Design (associate 1998), American Decorative Arts Forum, American Society Appraisers (associate), National Trust History Preservation, San Francisco Opera Guild, San Francisco Symphony Guild, De Young Museum, International Museum Women.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, hiking.


Married Ernest Reinhardt Hohener (divorced September 1971). Children: Heidi Catherine, Eric Christian. Married Peter H. Forsham, April 1990.

Einar Sande

Pearl M. (Olson) Sande

Ernest Reinhardt Hohener

Peter H. Forsham

Heidi Catherine Sande

Eric Christian Sande