• Barbara Schmidt
  • Winter Greens

    Art director and stylist Barb Schmidt has some brand new work out in StarTribune magazine. She collaborated with photographer Ryan Dyer to create this plant-centric story. Barb said of the shoot, “The best part about creating this story was the day I shopped for the plants. It was so much fun to visit three greenhouses […]

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  • Holiday Pair

    If you’ve checked the latest issue of Spaces Magazine, maybe you saw this spirited interior story from Big Leo’s photographer Alex Hayden and art director & stylist Barb Schmidt. The pair worked together to create a very beautiful story, perfect for holiday inspiration! We caught up with Barb, who art directed and styled this shoot. “This […]

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  • Ile St. Louis

    Spaces Magazine currently is featuring this custom set design. The space was born out of a dream from Creative Director Barbara Schmidt, of studiobstyle and Big Leo Productions. We checked in with Barb about the shoot who said, “If I could build a palatial master suite in France where would it be?” Ile St. Louis is […]

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  • Blushed Neutrals

    Holiday decor doesn’t always have to mean reds, greens, and metallics. Take a look at this latest story from Spaces Magazine and see prop stylist and art director Barb Schmidt’s take on decorating for the holidays. Barb pairs lush textured furniture with warm whites accents, creating a wholly inviting environment perfect for combating the winter […]

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  • Midwest Home

    In case you missed it, glimpse this work from prop stylist and art director Barbara Schmidt from the August issue of Midwest Home. The photographs are from the home of one of Barb’s favorite interior design clients of all time. His taste is impeccable, and his private art collection is superb. He allowed Barb and […]

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  • Woman’s Day + Honda

    Here’s some more work from Barbara Schmidt from her shoot with Hearst + Honda. These images were featured as part of a larger article in Woman’s Day Magazine. The story gives us some great tips for the perfect kids bathroom makeover on a budget. Check out the photos below and click the link for the full […]

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  • Good Housekeeping + Honda

    Big Leo prop stylist and set designer Barbara Schmidt styled a very impressive shoot for the Hearst Corporation, sponsored by Honda. The shoot spans across many different Hearst publications, including Good Housekeeping, which featured the images below. These images are part of a larger article all about decorating a kids bedroom. and how to transition the room decor as […]

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  • Country Living + Honda

    Prop stylist and Set Designer extraordinaire, Barb Schmidt, recently styled a HUGE shoot for Hearst, which was sponsored by Honda. Images from the shoot span six different Hearst publications, including Country Living, Elle Decor, and Good Housekeeping. Each magazine has incorporated the beautifully styled images into some very useful home decor articles, providing us with a variety of tips for […]

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  • Home Inside Out

    Barb Schmidt recently traveled to sunny Los Angeles to work on this lifestyle shoot for Rodale’s Organic Life Magazine. The story spotlights Laura Purdy and her family who created an amazing outdoor kitchen and dining space perfect for family dinners and gatherings. Barb prop styled and set designed the shoot, bringing the final imagery to life. […]

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  • Spring Spaces

    We hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend and spent some quality time with family and friends! We definitely did! Before the Monday chaos sets in (which let’s face it, it already has), we wanted to share with you some spring images which were art directed and styled by Barbara Schmidt. Both photographs were […]

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  • Northwest Orient

    We’re excited to share some new work by Barbara Schmidt! Barb is a fantastic prop stylist. However, she’s also a force when it comes to creative direction, as evidenced by this new story in Spaces Magazine. All of the art direction for the story was done by Barbara, while the prop styling was executed by Claire Neviaser, a member […]