KDHamptons Design Diary: Barclay Butera Brings The Beach To Your Home






World renowned designer Barclay Butera brings his signature style of pattern-on-pattern and transitional charm to the coast in his terrific new coffee table tome Barclay Butera: Living on the Coast (Gibbs Smith, $40.00, Hardcover, 8 ½ x 11in, March 2012, ISBN: 978-1-4236-2445-5).  With styles for every taste, Butera shares his decorating tips and design advice for giving any home a beachy clean ambience. Barclay will be making a rare appearance in the Hamptons at Hildreth’s on Main Street in Southampton on Friday, August 8th to sign copies of the new book which is sure to inspire some East End renovations. [see invitation at bottom for full details]










Using a distinctive balance of vibrant colors and sun-washed hues, Barclay Butera fashions cheerful, elegant, relaxed yet refined spaces that never compromise comfort or style.  With a particular affinity toward homes near the water, Butera has fashioned a collection of inspiring and inviting homes that captures the essence and embodies the character of waterside living.










Barclay Butera: Living on the Coast is filled with beautiful photographs showcasing different beach homes. With different chapters including Cottage Beach, Classic Beach, Serene Beach, Modern Beach, and Elegant Beach, Butera explains the different styles for each type of beach home and gives tips and suggestions for readers to use in their own homes.










Butera launched his design firm fifteen years ago in Southern California. He has an ever expanding line of Barclay Butera Fabrics, furnishings, and fixtures, which are some of the most recognized and sought-after lines in the marketplace.  He’s appeared on NBC’s Today, Extra!, CBS, ABC Fox, Beautiful Homes & Great Estates, and HGTV; and has received press in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Veranda, House & Garden, Elle Décor, Western Interiors & Design, Luxe, Robb Report, and Esquire. He divides his time between Los Angeles and Park City.