Schoolhouse Gooseneck Lights

All You Need to Know | Schoolhouse Lighting

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | Schoolhouse Lighting
Born from a passion for the quality of vintage-style lighting, Barn Light Electric embraces the time-honored styles of early 20th century lighting. Our artisans work thoughtfully to maintain the craftsmanship of these designs while incorporating updated materials, finish colors, and dozens of customizing options. The Schoolhouse Lighting Collection is one of our most popular. For many years, schoolhouse lights were simple, hand-blown glass globes crafted to conceal bare bulbs that dangled from a cord. These opaque globes transformed a basic necessity into a design element that added style to public buildings and schoolhouses and eliminated the harsh glare of the... Read More

Gooseneck Lighting Finds a Home Indoors

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 | 0 comments

Gooseneck Lighting Finds a Home Indoors
When you picture a classic gooseneck light, you probably think of it perched on a barn. Or a workshop or above a garage door. Like this beauty… But many people find that gooseneck barn lights are perfectly adaptable for indoor applications as well. These two Maritime Shallow Bowl Gooseneck Lights are a great alternative to pendants over this banquette, and the vivid Orange finish adds a fun pop of color. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Gooseneck Light Offers Vintage Character

Posted by on May 14, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Gooseneck Light Offers Vintage Character
Oh, the lowly powder room. Most often a small space with a token light fixture, the powder room is seen as a quick pit stop rather than a destination for thoughtful design. But Natalie, from My Vintage Porch, had big, beautiful ideas for her small powder room space. “This is a room we wanted to renovate for quite some time, but we needed budget-friendly ideas,” Natalie says. “This space had only builder-grade touches, and we wanted to add more character.” Natalie covered over the tired, striped walls with shiplap and replaced the pedestal sink with, believe it or not, an old record cabinet! ... Read More

High Lumen LED Schoolhouse Lights Debut at Lightfair International

Posted by on May 11, 2018 | 0 comments

High Lumen LED Schoolhouse Lights Debut at Lightfair International
The phrase “Where vintage and modern collide” isn’t just a slogan for our t-shirts here at Barn Light Electric. This phrase describes the passion we have for handcrafting classic styles of lighting while making them fresh and relevant with new materials, finishes, and options Grandma never dreamed of. We’re sharing our passion this week with others in the industry at the annual LIGHTFAIR International trade show taking place in Chicago. It’s been a jam-packed week of meeting old friends and making new ones as we unveil our newest offerings with those in the lighting industry. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Schoolhouse Lighting Blends Old, New in Bath Reno

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Schoolhouse Lighting Blends Old, New in Bath Reno
What’s it like to work with your best friend every day? Darci Haney and her husband Matt are the design/build team behind MD Haney & Co. which has been tackling design and renovation projects in the Pacific Northwest for almost 15 years. “It’s a pretty good gig,” Darci says of working side-by-side with Matt. “We do mostly residential projects. He builds and I get to help make them pretty.” Their most recent project was right under their own roof. The couple own a sprawling, 1940s-era ranch home just outside McMinnville, Oregon. ... Read More

Stairway Lighting Offers Both Safety & Style

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018 | 0 comments

Stairway Lighting Offers Both Safety & Style
One often overlooked, and, dare we say, neglected space in the house is the stairway. Long passages between upper and lower floors require adequate lighting for safety, yet shorter stairwells also benefit from a spot of light. Wall sconces, gooseneck lights, and even pendants can not only add necessary illumination but also play an integral role in your home’s design by bridging one space to another. ... Read More