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Dixon's Favorites: Top 5 Wine Bars

Dixon's Favorites: Top 5 Wine Bars

We love a craft cocktail, and beer gardens are great. But sometimes, when you're feeling a little fancy or a bit mellow, a wine bar offers just the vibe. Often quieter and cozier than your average bar, and typically offering at least a nice selection of small plates, wine bars are fantastic venues for meeting up with the people you actually want to talk to.

Staff Spotlight: Kristen Williams

Staff Spotlight: Kristen Williams

Meet Kristen Williams: This friendly creative has a contagious smile, a love for the outdoors, and a passion for new experiences.

Ask a dixon designer: How to (fur) baby proof your home

Ask a dixon designer: How to (fur) baby proof your home

While glossy design magazines are filled with pages of pristine homes with nary a toy box or paw print in sight, in real life, rambunctious kids and mischievous pets often populate our homes. That means that surfaces, from floor to ceiling, need to be durable as well as beautiful. Here are our best tips for creating a stylish abode that stands up to reality.

Trend Report: Black is Back

Trend Report: Black is Back

In the past, dark décor has been given a bad rap for sucking up sunlight and making rooms appear smaller. But when deployed correctly, black finishes and feature walls add an undeniable level of sophistication that can elevate spaces from blah to wow!

Before & After: East 126th Street

Before & After: East 126th Street

With no shortage of hard work and imagination, Dixon Projects transformed a woefully neglected Italianate brownstone into a strikingly modern home with bright, expanded interiors and relaxing outdoor spaces.