Craftsman Style

Featured Customer | Vintage Lighting, Schoolhouse Lights for NC Craftsman-Style Home

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vintage Lighting, Schoolhouse Lights for NC Craftsman-Style Home
In Monday’s blog, we visited with Brian in Wake Forest, North Carolina, where his stunning new Craftsman-style home sits on eight rolling acres of land complete with hay fields, deep woods, and bubbling creeks. For much of the home’s exterior, Brian chose classic, American-made gooseneck lighting. Today we take a peek inside to see how Brian and his wife chose to light up the interior of their home. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Gooseneck Barn Lights for NC Farmhouse

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 | 3 comments

Featured Customer | Gooseneck Barn Lights for NC Farmhouse
When Brian’s dad built a home back in the late 1970s, he incorporated many reclaimed materials such as stained glass windows from an English church, porcelain gas station lights for the garage, and a Texaco Sky chief gas pump from the 1920s. “There was no manufacturer of reproduction lights in those days so he had to use original lighting and craft his own goosenecks using galvanized plumbing pipe,” Brian says. When Brian started building his own home in Wake Forest, North Carolina last year, he followed his father’s lead to include reclaimed materials to give the home the feel of an original farmhouse but with modern conveniences. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Gooseneck Light Complements Arts & Crafts Style Home

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Gooseneck Light Complements Arts & Crafts Style Home
When Lori and Nick decided to build a new Craftsman-style home just south of Los Angeles, they chose an architect with a love for the style. Jeff Jeannette and his wife Roberta are both licensed architects who stumbled onto the Long Beach, California area back in 1996 where there are countless early 1900’s Craftsman-style homes. “Our first home was a 1922,” Jeff says. “It was a 2-bedroom, one bath, 800-square-foot bungalow that we thoroughly enjoyed renovating.” The couple converted the one-car garage into an architectural studio and opened their doors for business in 2000. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Gooseneck Barn Light Highlights Treehouse

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Gooseneck Barn Light Highlights Treehouse
While I definitely enjoy this season’s more relaxed schedule and inviting weather, summer is a dream come true for kids. With no school bus waiting on the corner, middle-of-the-week sleepovers, and evening firefly-catching sessions, kids have countless reasons to relish the summer. And what kid wouldn’t love having this magical tree house in the back yard? Today’s featured customer is David, from Portland, Oregon, who designed this beautiful play space at his weekend home. ... Read More

Featured Customer |Rustic Wall Sconces, Gooseneck Lights Add Historic Feel to Garage

Posted by on May 16, 2014 | 0 comments

Featured Customer |Rustic Wall Sconces, Gooseneck Lights Add Historic Feel to Garage
Additions can be tricky. These necessary spaces we add to our homes when we have another baby, bring in an aging parent , or need dedicated room for a hobby. It takes some effort to make the addition look like part of the original and not like a sore thumb that sticks out. In Greenville, South Carolina, Paul wanted to add a garage to his property but wanted the new building to complement his 1920s-era home. ... Read More