Where Vintage & Modern Collide

Pro's Corner | Lighting Serves as Designer’s Best Trick

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Lighting Serves as Designer’s Best Trick
Interior designers thrive on creating beautiful and functional spaces for their clients. They tackle remodels and renovations in every room of the house. But what is a designer’s dream project? For Cynthia Zamaria, an interior designer, farmer-florist, and blogger, the dream project is restoring her very own country property complete with a small flower farm. “We bought this 113-acre recreation property seven years ago as a weekend getaway,” she says. “The original house came with four bedrooms, a bathroom, a tiny kitchen, and a dark living room that didn’t take advantage of the sweeping views.” The property is located less than two... Read More

Guest Blogger | One Schoolhouse Light, Three Different Styles

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | One Schoolhouse Light, Three Different Styles
One of the things I love most about interior design is how open it is for interpretation – colors, accessories, moods, and even settings can all affect the way the beholder experiences a room. Like many other aspects of decor, when it comes to lighting there are very few (arguably, if any) rules that are hard and fast. A simple swap of a chair, wallpaper, or even just a few throw pillows can make a light fixture that felt unequivocally one style suddenly feel entirely opposite. How cool is that?! ... Read More

Featured Customer | Nautical Wall Sconces Attractive Both Day & Night

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Nautical Wall Sconces Attractive Both Day & Night
What’s better than a light fixture that fits your space and provides exactly the amount of light you need? How about a fixture that looks just as beautiful when it’s turned off? When Jessica Phillips, of Phillips Tax & Consulting, renovated a small building in downtown Hastings, Michigan, she realized every design detail had to have purpose. “The front of the building is small, and it’s easy to miss when you’re driving by. We wanted to trick it out by being intentional about the quality and design of the relatively few features that are there,” Jessica says. “It was important to me to create something that looked classic and... Read More

Bubble Lights Embrace Minimalist Design Trends

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 | 0 comments

Bubble Lights Embrace Minimalist Design Trends
With the turn of the page to December, the excitement of the holidays starts to snowball. But the celebration here at Barn Light is in full swing with the launch of a new collection of minimalist lighting! Introducing the Bubble Light Collection which honors mid-century nostalgia while embracing current color and finish trends and design influences. The Bubble Stem Mount Pendant channels classic minimalist style with its slender stem mounting adorned with a vintage-style globe. Easy to customize with a rainbow of colors or natural finishes, this ceiling light offers a spot of light to kitchen islands, laundry rooms, or baths. ... Read More

Color Trends for 2018 | What's on Your Palette?

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 | 0 comments

Color Trends for 2018 | What's on Your Palette?
We have yet to flip the calendar to December, but design experts are already making predictions for next year’s trending colors. Benjamin Moore, one of America’s oldest paint companies, set the tone early pronouncing Caliente as their choice. The bold red hue is described as “strong, radiant, and full of energy.” A statement color like no other, red runs the gamut from pink hues to blue-based shades to burgundy that can appear almost black. No matter which shade of red you choose, a little goes a long way.  ... Read More

Gift Guide | Our Staff’s Best Picks for the Holiday Season

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Gift Guide | Our Staff’s Best Picks for the Holiday Season
And just like that, the holiday shopping madness begins! Seems like just yesterday, we were enjoying turkey and pumpkin pie. Oh wait, actually, we were. But today we turn our sights on finding the perfect gift for that significant someone, a sibling, a teacher, or friend. Skip the lines, avoid endless circling of the mall parking lot, and find amazing gifts right here! To help launch your search, some of our staff offer up their suggestions for those special, handcrafted gifts that will be cherished for years to come. ... Read More

How To | Last-Minute Advice for Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 | 1 comment

How To | Last-Minute Advice for Stress-Free Thanksgiving
What’s not to love about Thanksgiving? A holiday that’s all about food, family, and football with zero presents to wrap makes it just about perfect in my book! Hopefully you’re ready for everything from roasting the bird to mastering Aunt Jo’s classic sweet potato casserole. But just in case you’re still juggling last-minute details, we’re here to offer some advice on how to have a stress-free, even fun-filled day. ... Read More