Historic Homes

Featured Customer | Award-Winning Modern Farmhouse

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Award-Winning Modern Farmhouse
If you checked out our year-end blog posts on our favorite spaces from 2017, you’ll see that the farmhouse trend made a strong showing. People love the rustic yet modern look of a contemporary farmhouse — lived in, yet lovely, with plenty of texture and character. Today’s featured customer, Jen from Sylvania, Ohio, built the modern farmhouse of her dreams accented with barn lights inside and out. The home was recently awarded Single Family Home of the Year by the Home Builder’s Association. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Copper Schoolhouse Lighting Offers Upscale Touch in NYC Apartment

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Copper Schoolhouse Lighting Offers Upscale Touch in NYC Apartment
When two households combine into one, the decor in the new place can be tricky. Blending two distinct styles into one cohesive whole was the challenge when Shelly and Anna moved to a new apartment in South Williamsburg, just over the bridge from downtown Manhattan. Shelly, an interior designer who recently launched Hyphen, created a soothing space that is both light and airy yet dotted with dark woods and floral finishes. ... Read More

How To | Decorate for the Holidays with Ease

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 | 1 comment

How To | Decorate for the Holidays with Ease
The holiday train has left the station and is chugging full steam ahead! And while some people are just getting started on the shopping, others are already putting the final touches on wrapping. Neighborhoods are alive with displays ranging from simple white lights to giant inflatable presents and reindeer. No matter what’s on your list of things to do this season, we’re here to offer some holiday inspiration with help from some of our very favorite customers. ... Read More

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

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Lighting Accents New Farmhouse

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Lighting Accents New Farmhouse
On Wednesday, we started a tour of a gorgeous new farmhouse in northwest Ohio that many people mistake as a thoughtful renovation of an older home. The homeowners took great care to include many of the details of a classic farmhouse in their design including a natural stone foundation, a standing seam metal roof, and barn lights. Ryan and his wife designed the home and chronicled the build on Instagram @OhFarmhouse. In Wednesday’s post, we checked out the front porch where the family enjoys watching the flow of the neighborhood. This popular spot is highlighted by two Original™ Stem Mount Pendants. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Classic Barn Lighting for Urban Farmhouse

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Classic Barn Lighting for Urban Farmhouse
The highest compliment Ryan receives is when someone asks about the remodel of his old farmhouse in northwest Ohio. Funny thing though. It’s a brand new home with such attention to detail that people often think it’s been standing for decades. “We built the house in an urban area where we tore down a very old farmhouse,” Ryan explains. “We wanted the new house to mimic the look of the previous home with its traditional form and simple lines so that it fit into the neighborhood.” ... Read More