We love revisiting with pros who have used our lighting in the past, and today, we catch up with Elizabeth Basso of Basso Interiors out in Colorado. We featured Elizabeth back in 2012 in this blog post where she chose a bold barn pendant for bathroom lighting.
“I love designing bathrooms,” Elizabeth says. “I like thinking of them from start to finish and making them user friendly and on budget!”
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The love for vintage-inspired barn lighting is not confined to our manufacturing facility in Florida or even to the shores of the United States. Our ceiling pendants hang in Hong Kong restaurants. Our hand-crafted wall sconces adorn apartments in Brazil and our multi-light chandeliers bring style to dining room tables in Canada.
The Barn Light Electric family has branched out too — all the way Down Under where Barn Light Australia manufactures and assembles vintage and barn style lighting for customers in Australia and New Zealand. Their excellent craftsmanship caught the eye of Sibella Court, interior stylist and product designer with The Society, Inc. who... Read More
Last Style Me Sunday we focused on one of our favorite Southeastern city’s Southern Gothic styles. Now we’re turning our attention out west. Elements like warm copper, weathered wood, and hand woven textiles are going to make a big impact on fall styles. Now, before you deck your home out with vibrant decor from your favorite Taco-shack, remember: It’s good to start small and infuse a new infuse a new trend instead of overwhelming your space. Select fine quality pieces, that will make the transition from season to season. We’re veering away from the beach and embracing the summer heat with Arizona flair!
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Saavy business owners spend a good deal of time not only monitoring what goes on inside their doors but on what is happening right outside. After all, if you own a brick-and-mortar business and no one slows down to take notice of it, your cash registers will remain silent. Attractive landscaping, prominent signage, and salient lighting are all important factors in getting people through your front door.
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Bigger is not always better as recently proven by the lighting fixtures seen on the outside of this gym and massage therapy facility. Instead of installing big, glaring neon lights for the exterior of their business, these savvy owners chose miniature gooseneck lights to add a hint of style and character to an otherwise bland and boring building.
These cute little barn lights with their hammered shades remind us of the larger, classic RLM warehouse shade designs that came into vogue back in the 1930s when barn lighting was a popular style not only on farms but in warehouses and factories too. And while these mini lights are doing a fine job dressing up the building... Read More
One of the reasons gooseneck lighting has been around for so many years is because of its classic American style and the flexibility it offers someone trying to solve a lighting dilemma. Let’s face it, unless you’re starting from scratch and can position the junction box and wiring exactly where you need it, the times when you have the perfect space for a light are few and far between. Gooseneck arms allow you to place your new light in the best position within your space with ease. If your wall space is hindered by an overhang, a gooseneck arm can take your shade out, and then up, to position your light higher than its placement on the wall. Need more light... Read More