Traditional Home Magazine July/August 2017 Issue Doing a double-take as I post my cartoon doppelganger in this airport lounge ... and in very good company ... as I'm actually in an airport lounge headed to Italy to share a special birthday with people I love. A very dear friend shared David Hockney's iconic [...]
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Bridge for Design Magazine Our thanks to the editors of London-based @bridgefordesign magazine for this beautiful spread in their Summer 2017 issue! This is a home we designed in Hot Springs, VA that was mightily inspired by American renaissance man Thomas Jefferson. We often look back to see our way forward. [...]
The Piedmont Virginian - June 2017 Issue Dinah and I want to thank the editors, writers, and photographers of The Piedmont Virginian for the cover and nine-page spread in their latest issue. We especially loved the storyline that focused on the never-ending inspiration we receive from our Virginia farm and how it influences [...]
Vervain Fabrics Featured in Traditional Home Magazine We're excited to see our new wallcovering collection for @vervainfabrics featured in the April issue of @traditionalhome! We love these new designs and are truly grateful to the editors for sharing them.
Chateau Chic in North Carolina Located in a wooded glen on the edge of a picturesque lake in North Carolina, this chateau-style home was ready for interior design. The owners had collected a warehouse full of architectural antiques from France. Always ready for a challenge, Barry agreed to the project, [...]
Modern Mix in Chevy Chase, Maryland When the owners of this elegant, 20,000 square-foot home in Chevy Chase contacted Barry, the family requested something classic, but with old-world patina and sophistication. Barry, inspired by a Lutyens Arts and Crafts country house in England, began by poring over the blueprints with [...]
New Barry Dixon Wallcoverings from Vervain We're so excited! Our new book of wall coverings for @vervainfabrics, their first, is out...and coming to a showroom near you. Prints and textures, metallics and wovens, matte and shimmering finishes...utilizing cork, linen, rice paper, recycled sisal, even wool flocking – are bound between the oversized covers. [...]
Stately Living in Nashville, Tennessee This stately Nashville home, a 1920s antebellum, had the best of Southern neoclassical architecture. But the early-twentieth-century rooms were too small for the owners’ growing family and comfortable entertaining. Rooms were opened up to create easy circulation between the main areas – reception, dining, and [...]
Flower Magazine – December 2016 IT’S THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS, and creatures are definitely stirring all around Elway Hall. Dinah, a gregarious wire fox terrier, dashes along the upstairs corridor, looking for a game of fetch or, more than likely, her next treat. Down at the cutting garden, Dolly and Llama, a pair [...]