Industrial Redux in Corinth, Mississippi Corinth, Mississippi, is a small town in the South. Barry’s client had been raised here and was committed to revitalizing his hometown. He asked Barry to help him convert a vacant brick building downtown into an urban loft, a getaway for weekends. Built in the [...]
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Great Homes and Gardens Lecture Series at Hillwood Museum Looking Outside to See Our Way Inside with Barry Dixon
Timeless Beauty in Virginia Southern Home magazine says, "... designer Barry Dixon infuses a traditional [Virginian] house with character and unexpected touches to suit the family's desire for fresh interiors that will also stand the test of time." Photos: Gordon Beall [...]
On the Cliff in Montecito, California Montecito is known for its luxury homes that exude a chic vibe. In this Montecito home, Barry seamlessly blended both classic and modern interiors, all while pulling elements of the beautiful surroundings in Santa Barbara County, to craft something original and inviting. Truly, this [...]
St. Barts Caribbean Villa The owners of this Caribbean villa had been enchanted with the tropical setting of St. Bart's and were delighted when they acquired this small villa. While the setting was spectacular, with sweeping views and azure blue waters of the Caribbean below, the house was more than [...]
Cottage Modern on Delaware Shore This cottage’s location is just yards off the Atlantic Ocean on Delaware’s sunny Bethany Beach. The house was built in the ‘80s and needed to be modernized with sensitivity, keeping in mind that it was, after all, still a modest bungalow on the beach. Barry [...]
Palm Beach Panache Florida’s sunny Palm Beach is where this large, waterfront lot is located, not far from Worth Avenue and its charismatic social scene. Influenced by the great 1940s English set designer and decorator Oliver Messel, an eccentric and larger-than-life persona known for his colorful and theatrical villas on [...]
Summer Memories on the Delaware Shore After purchasing an oceanfront lot on the Delaware shore, these clients contacted Barry, requesting: an informal summer retreat that could withstand not only the water and sand, but also four active children and their friends, two Hungarian Vizslas, and frequent guests. The owners wanted [...]
Sky High Living in Chicago This high-rise with sweeping views of the city and Lake Michigan is located on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue. Barry designed a comfortable pied-à-terre that was warm and elegant and belied the fact it was a new apartment in a modern building. Barry used sumptuous fabrics to [...]
Coming Home to Elway Hall Childhood, the experts say, is what shapes our taste as adults, and Barry readily admits this holds true for him. Raised in a gracious Southern manor and historic residences around the world, he grew up with tall ceilings, sweeping staircases, wide moldings, claw-foot tubs, and [...]