British born Barrie Livingstone is an accomplished Interior Designer and real estate agent at The Agency - Malibu. Barrie’s design projects scan the globe from Los Angeles to Dubai and Miami to Malaysia. His passion for buildings and how people occupy them on a global level is the driving force for him, pairing the right property with the right person or group.
Barrie’s unique combination of seasoned Interior Designer “meets” savvy realtor makes perfect sense to have access to when designing or renovating a property. In the world of design, presentation is nine tenths’ the law. It is all about how the design makes one feel and how many years good design will last.
With over 30 years of experience in the Residential and Hospitality Industries in both design and marketing, his clients gain vital insight on how to present properties in the best possible light. Barrie has designed for international hotel brands such as: Intercontinental Hotel Group, Marriott, Southern Sun and Mandarin Oriental in the Near and Far East, also luxury residences and yachts.
Barrie's current design and development projects include: high end residential, restaurant and hospitality properties. He is an active realtor and has written his first book, Interior Design Tips Every Realtor Should Know. You will find him polite, courteous and filled with integrity and gratitude. He looks forward to your call to discuss your design or real estate needs.
Memberships & Organizations
ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) is a community of people driven by a common love for design and committed to the belief that interior design, as a service to people, is a powerful, multi-faceted profession that can positively change people’s lives. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach, the Society strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. There are currently over 18,000 professional members. Professional members of ASID must pass rigorous acceptance standards: They must have a combination of accredited design education and/or full-time work experience and pass a two-day accreditation examination administered by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).
Earning an NCIDQ Certificate is an important milestone for any interior designer. In today’s increasingly competitive marketplace, an NCIDQ Certificate demonstrates that you are uniquely qualified through education, experience and examination to competently practice interior design. Today clients and the public expect interior design professionals to demonstrate their competency in all areas of interior design. It is not enough for a provider of interior design services to understand just the aesthetics. The designed safety of interiors for home owners, business owners or users of public and private spaces requires much more in today’s complex world. More than 25,000 individuals around the world have earned the prestigious NCIDQ Certificate.
Malibu Road Home Owner’s Association Board of Directors. The MRA is a membership organization serving owners and renters of the 200+ residences along the 2.5 mile stretch of Paradise – Malibu Road (aka Old Malibu Road), in Malibu, California. The Malibu Road Association’s Board of Directors consists of nine elected and three appointed members who meet once each month to take up new projects, deal with residents’ concerns and various other matters affecting the road.