BARIL Haute Couture Faucets Collection MARIE Named Best of the Best.


With its MARIE collection developed in collaboration with Maison Marie Saint Pierre, high-end faucet manufacturer BARIL is making a name for itself internationally. Launched last summer, the collection's creative and innovative design has attracted great attention in the industry and continues to win awards.

MARIE has just won a prestigious Red Dot: Best of the Best in the Product Design category. Best of the Best is the highest distinction in the Red Dot Award: Product Design competition and rewards the most pioneering designs in their respective categories. Only the best products in a category receive this award, and this year MARIE shares the honor with Apple, Ferrari, Sony and Eureka Lighting, to name a few.

On June 6, MARIE also received an HD Award in the Bath category at the 19th annual ceremony held in New York. Presented by Hospitality Design (HD) magazine, the award recognizes the year's most innovative designs in the fields of interior design and hospitality.

In addition to these awards, MARIE faucets have also won several recognitions since its launch on June 1, 2022:

  • Gold in the Bathroom Fittings/Appliances category at the International Design Awards (IDA).

  • Platinum Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX).

  • Gold certification at the 15th Grands Prix du Design in the Industrial Design category.

  • People's Choice in the Design: Architectural Products category at AZURE magazine's AZ Awards.

  • Interior Design magazine's Best of Year Award 2022 in the Bath Faucet category.

Marie-Eve Baril, entrepreneur and president of BARIL: "The creative process between our teams and Marie St-Pierre was so inspiring. The international recognition of this uniquely designed collection and our clients’ very positive response, encourage us to believe in our ideas and creative vision!"

To find out more:

  • MARIE’s page on the Red Dot website is here.

  • MARIE Collection images and lookbook are here.

  • The collection webpage is here.

  • The collection is available from these retailers. 

About BARIL 

Well established since 1986 and with 35 years of history, BARIL imagines, designs and manufactures high-end faucets for Canada and the United States. Based in Montreal and Trois-Rivières, BARIL has more than 175 retailers. An independent and family business, it is now managed by Marie-Eve Baril, a second-generation entrepreneur. Renowned for its impeccable personalized service, the faucet maker brings a European sensibility to North American market standards.

Design team from left to right : François Hamel, Lisa Charpentier, Frédéric Galliot,
Marie Saint Pierre,
Mario Gagnon, Marie-Eve Baril et André Ciaccia
(absent from photo : Jean-Sébastien Baril). 
Crédit photo : Pablo Rodriguez F.

About Red Dot Awards

The distinction “Red Dot” has become established internationally as one of the most sought-after seals of quality for good design. Excellent design is selected by competent expert juries in the areas of product design, communication design, and design concepts.

About HD Awards

The most prestigious awards for the hospitality industry, the annual HD Awards, presented by Hospitality Design magazine, recognizes some of the best and most innovative achievements in both project and product design around the globe.

About International Design Awards (IDA)

The International Design Awards (IDA) exists to recognize, celebrate and promote exceptional design visionaries and discover emerging talent in Architecture, Interior, Product, Graphic and Fashion Design worldwide.  The Farmani Group founded the IDA as the design sibling of the Annual Lucie Awards for Photography, which has emerged as one of the world’s most prestigious photography awards.

About Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX)

ADEX is the largest and most prestigious awards program for product & project design in the A&D (architects and designers) industry with over 3,000 internationally renowned industry professionals on its global advisory board. is the international trade resource for interior designers, architects, and facility managers since 1988 and the proud sponsor of the ADEX Awards.

About Grands Prix du Design

The GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards is an international competition that celebrates the excellence and the talent of creative professionals and firms who have distinguished themselves through exemplary practice. The Awards create visibility and promotional opportunities for its partners and winners and bring them professional recognition and international notoriety.

About AZ Awards

Launched by AZURE in 2011, the AZ Awards has grown in size, scope and momentum to be internationally recognized for its influence in the global design and architecture spheres, and has become a significant benchmark for excellence, attracting some of the most innovative firms around the world.

About Best of Year Awards

Interior Design's Best of Year is the design industry's premiere design awards program, honoring the most significant work of the year as well as recognizing designers, architects, and manufacturers from around the globe. Now celebrating its 17th year, Interior Design's Best of Year has become the ultimate measure of excellence.