As a designer and costumer, Barbara Davis helped create some of the memorable costumes for The Dark Crystal. She focused on the Gelfling and Podlings, along with designers Polly Smith and Ellis Duncan. In her other work with Jim Henson's creations, she was a part of the design team for The Muppet Show, often working closely with Frank Oz on to help develop Miss Piggy's glamorous wardrobe. In addition, Davis worked on The Great Muppet Caper, The Muppets Take Manhattan, Muppet Christmas Carol, Muppet Treasure Island, Muppets from Space, The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, and Aliens in the Family. She passed away in 2004.