Barry Wooley

Barry Wooley

Barry Wooley Designs

Barry Wooley has practiced his craft based on the core belief that when people beautify their surroundings, their lives improve in ways that extend far beyond redecorating a home or office.

A lifestyle designer, Barry creates environments and moods to assist his clients to live well without necessarily spending a fortune.

Barry Wooley Designs

An award-winning designer, Barry’s portfolio includes historic renovations, construction, design, and re-design of countless public and private buildings and residences. His clients rave about Barry’s extraordinary ability to visualize spaces, blending artistic and functional possibilities. He excels at optimizing all aspects of interior design from square footage, to color, multi-purpose fixtures and furniture pieces. He enjoys the challenge of creating a spectacular look on a personal budget and he knows the best places to get just about everything at fabulous prices. Depending on the client, the project, space, and a variety of design parameters, his work is often described as sophisticated, subtle, bold, whimsical, or casually elegant.

Barry was recognized by Business First as one of Louisville’s “Forty Under 40,” which honors forty young business leaders who demonstrate the will and ability to play a major role in the development of Greater Louisville. Barry was further honored when he was invited to design three rooms in the renowned Bellarmine University Women’s Council 33rd Annual Designer’s Show House. Barry has published hundreds of articles in newspapers, journals, and magazines and has been featured regularly as a design expert on various television programs. In addition, he has been recognized with countless People’s Choice Awards at various Home Expos.

Highlights of Barry’s television appearances include his regular segment, “Artful Living with Barry Wooley” on The Home Zone on Louisville’s CW Network. He has been a special guest on Fox 41’s Fox in the Morning, redecorating the show’s set and sharing decorating and remodeling tips. NBC’s Dawne Gee filmed several segments of Wave 3 Listens at Barry’s showroom as his team demonstrated decorating trends and techniques. In 2006, Barry launched his own half-hour program, Artful Living With Barry Wooley, on the CW Network, sponsored by Lowes, Owens-Corning, Sherwin Williams, and HOME.

In addition to regularly donating design services to benefit area non-profit organizations, Barry is well-known in the Greater Louisville region for his voluntary work with March of Dimes, The James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville AIDs Walk, Brandon’s House, Girls Incorporated, Zoom Group, The Center for Women and Families, IdeaFestival, and Blessings In A Back Pack, to name just a few. Making a positive impact in the community is an important part of creating beautiful environments, according to Barry.

Location and Hours

NuLu is the home Barry Wooley Designs’s flagship location. Its convenience to downtown, ample parking, and proximity to the areas top restaurants make it a great location for a wonderful shopping experience. The BW Design Team operates out of this hub of creativity.

Operating Hours
Monday – Saturday / 10 am - 6 pm
Sundays By Chance
Or, At Anytime By Appointment

Barry Wooley Designs
835 East Main Street
Louisville, KY 40206



Whether you are looking for something comfortable and sophisticated, or rich and relaxed, you've landed in the right place. Our team is looking forward to connecting with you and creating a space that inspires.