Barry Du Bois is an Interior Designer and Master Builder with over 30 years experience. As one of Australia’s best-loved TV personalities, Barry possesses the unique ability to communicate his professional knowledge on design, architecture, renovations and DIY to homeowners who are outside the building industry.
His skill set encompasses everything in the home, from the kitchen bench to the garage, and he has a passion for educating and empowering people to transform their living spaces into something truly special.
Before appearing on TV, Barry had a hugely successful building career. Starting out as an apprentice carpenter, he soon progressed to owning and running his own building company before graduating onto renovating multi-million dollar waterfront homes.
At 46, Barry retired and for for five years, spent six months of the year sailing around the world on his yacht before becoming an expert mentor on Channel Ten’s The Renovators in 2011.
Now you can catch Barry on Channel Ten’s Friday night hit, The Living Room, where he heads up the ever-popular renovations segment alongside Amanda Keller, Chris Brown and Miguel Maestre.
Barry also conducts regular home renovations segments on radio stations including Sydney’s 2GB and WSFM, and Brisbane’s 4BC, as well as running his own interior design and strategic planning consultancy service.
Further to his work in TV and radio, Barry is an avid supporter of various charities that including the Cancer Council, R U OK? Day and the Salvation Army.
In June2012 became a father for the first time to adorable twins, Arabella and Bennett. But don’t worry – Barry’s ‘other babies’, his motorbikes, remain a permanent fixture amongst the mountains of nappies and baby formula.