Based on found objects, Barry Dixon’s newest furniture and accessories for Arteriors are crafted from reclaimed wood and hand-forged metal. At the recent Las Vegas Market, the acclaimed designer told us he often visited Sarasota as a child and was commissioned by several homeowners on Longboat Key early in his career. “Repurposing is a growing trend; I love the juxtaposition of high and low, rustic and refined, and East meets West,” Dixon says. Baluster dining table ($4,500), Clarksdale openwork carved screen ($7,500) and Atlas andiron bench ($2,550). Order through The Sarasota Collection Home Store, 622 Central Ave., Sarasota, (941) 955-8313.
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This article appears in the April 2014 issue of Sarasota Magazine. Like what you read? Click here to subscribe. >>