Historic Homes

Featured Customer | Homeowner Taps Barn Lighting for Simplicity, Classic Style

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Homeowner Taps Barn Lighting for Simplicity, Classic Style
In Monday’s post, we visited with Melissa who lives in a small town close to the eastern shore of Lake Michigan. She and her husband built a relaxed and comfortable home filled with industrial farmhouse style. Melissa noted that barn-style lighting was key to the classic farmhouse look she wanted, and she chose the iconic Original™ Warehouse Gooseneck Light for her porch. Today, we take a peek inside Melissa’s new home where the rustic lighting plan continues into the kitchen, dining room, and baths. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lights Key to Industrial Farmhouse Vibe

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer |  Barn Lights Key to Industrial Farmhouse Vibe
When Melissa and her husband decided to build a new home as a gathering place for family and friends, she envisioned a space that was not only welcoming but would be designed for aging in place. “I wanted to create a home that we can enjoy now and long into the future,” Melissa says. Located in southwestern Michigan, just two miles from the shores of Lake Michigan, the home serves as a place of retreat in a charming farm town. Melissa notes that barn lighting was key to her vision for her modern industrial farmhouse. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Barn Lights Provide Personality Plus to New Home

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Barn Lights Provide Personality Plus to New Home
Building a new home requires countless decisions. From the moment pen touches paper to capture the first concept until the key turns the lock on the front door, choices are made for colors, materials, fixtures, finishes, and so much more. While creating a new home can be exciting and maybe even fun, it helps to have a professional guide you through the process. Jamie Keskin, of Jamie Keskin Design in Massachusetts, recently helped a client navigate the myriad of decisions needed to create their dream home. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Jadite Porcelain Pendant Embraces '50s Ranch House Charm

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Jadite Porcelain Pendant Embraces '50s Ranch House Charm
Do you know the feeling when you stumble upon a photo on Instagram that instantly freezes your fingers to the keyboard? Happened to me recently when I spotted this gem… Wow. Just wow. There’s so much to love in this pic! Those gorgeous wood floors, plenty of sunshine streaming in, and that pendant! None other than our Steber Bomber Chain Hung Pendant in creamy Jadite. I couldn’t wait to talk with Maryal of Love + Specs to hear more about this kitchen. She and husband Chris have been renovating their 1950s-era ranch home, located in the Arcadia neighborhood in Phoenix, for more than three years now. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Sassy Industrial Pendant Lights Perfect for Playroom

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Sassy Industrial Pendant Lights Perfect for Playroom
Who says industrial lighting can’t have a bit of sass? Not this L.A. resident who recently turned his existing garage and storage room into a bright, fun, and creative space for his family. Zack envisioned a multi-purpose room that provides ample space for his two daughters, ages one and three, while also serving as a lounge area for relaxing and entertaining friends. “We installed sliding doors so the space could open onto the back patio where we often gather for outdoor dining during the summer months,” Zack says. The space also includes an office which is concealed behind sliding barn doors. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Curvaceous Goosenecks for Jersey Pool House

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Curvaceous Goosenecks for Jersey Pool House
When interior designer Alexa Ralff was searching for lighting for a project on the Jersey Shore, she remembered a wall sconce she had purchased previously from Barn Light Electric. “I used a sconce from Barn Light Electric in a powder room and I couldn’t get over the quality,” Alexa says. “Solid, beautifully crafted, amazing customer service.” Alexa’s current project was a 250-square-foot house with a surprise in the back yard — a long, narrow swimming pool with a pool house. The clients, a family of five, wanted a tiny home that could serve as party central where they can catch summer tennis on TV, nap on the couch, or sip a... Read More