A firm believer in the never-ending cycle of creation and the creative process, Barry Dixon’s Arteriors collections combine fierce, but warmly-familiar elements from nature and history. Passive or aggressive. Offensive or defensive. As Dixon meticulously combs the world’s continuum of ornament and adornment, he draws inspiration from nature’s inspiring dichotomy of eloquent functionality, curating a modern collection of organic abstraction meant to protect the vulnerable and intimidate the threatening.
From whipping tails, armored plates, scales, and shells to antique brass, hammered iron, and smoked glass — irregular edges, ridges, and textures reflect a strong, protective beauty – adding a classic, but curious layer to any space.