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Barry Dixon’s Edgy & Fierce New Collection for Arteriors

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“I truly believe that creativity is constant.”

Barry Dixon is a firm believer in the never-ending cycle of creation and the creative process. ‘Original’ thoughts are a part of the larger aesthetic evolutionary cycle – inspired by elements in nature and their effect on the creative process of mankind throughout history. Fingerprints of inspiration from the recent Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty exhibition can be seen throughout this new collection, with a clear line of influence drawn to natural and historic elements, whether hornets’ nests or beetle shells, battle shields or fencing masks.

Barry’s personal favorite from the new collection, the Aramis Sconce is avant garde, commanding and totally unique. Barry was inspired by McQueen’s ponytailed models with face masks, and this evolving into the “couture for the home”.
Barry’s personal favorite from the new collection, the Aramis Sconce is avant garde, commanding and totally unique. Barry was inspired by McQueen’s ponytailed models with face masks, and this evolving into the “couture for the home”.

 

“Similar to [McQueen’s] designs, this collection shows the aggressive side of nature. This collection is darker than my past three collections for Arteriors, yet still versatile combining many styles and eras for a beautiful product.”

Passive or aggressive. Offensive or defensive. As Barry meticulously combs the world’s continuum of ornament and adornment, his latest offerings draw 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. Whipping tails and armored plates, camouflage and cocoons, tusks and talons…all influence these latest works. Antique brass, hammered iron, smoked glass and a layering of textures combine to create a collection that is gothic and edgy, yet warmly familiar… evoking a sense of cloistered protection, quiet defense and home as sanctuary.

Touche Sconce Barry Dixon Arteriors
Inspired by antique fencing masks, this dark iron sconce allows the light to only peak out from the mesh, which would have been protecting the face. The blackened finish reinforces the moody feeling of the piece. Damp rated and approved for use in covered outdoor areas.

 

“Think of [this line] as jewelry for your home, to dress up a room you already have,” Dixon said.

 

The 31 piece assortment of lighting, mirrors and accessories features a mixture of bronze, burned iron and brass mediums with irregular edges, ridges and textures to reflect a strong, protective beauty – adding a classic, but curious layer to any space.

The chrysalis housing the caterpillar during the transformation can be found hanging from trees or buildings, protecting it, keeping it safe. The Chrysalis Sconce, cast in solid brass, is a tribute to that marvel of nature – evoking wonder and curiosity as you wait for new life to emerge from its casing.
The chrysalis housing the caterpillar during the transformation can be found hanging from trees or buildings, protecting it, keeping it safe. The Chrysalis Sconce, cast in solid brass, is a tribute to that marvel of nature – evoking wonder and curiosity as you wait for new life to emerge from its casing.

 


 

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Visit arteriorshome.com to see the entire line.

Please contact your Bassman Blaine Territory Manager for more information or to place an order.

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