Building a new home brings on a host of decisions once the bones are in place. What type of floors, countertops, cabinetry, and yes, what type of lighting will go in each space? When Aaron set about building his dream home in the community of Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms in South Carolina, he had plenty of lighting decisions to make.
“Having American made, locally sourced lighting with LED were all important aspects to this build,” Aaron says. “The ability to customize colors, castings, and illumination were highly appreciated too!” Aaron works for Realty Holding Group who provided extensive design build services for his new... Read More
When visitors come to your home, the first thing they notice is the lighting in your stairway, right?
This oft-overlooked space may seem the perfect place to save on the lighting budget, but why not create passages that play an integral part of your home’s overall design?
That new Barn Chandelier over your dining room table is a show-stopper! Continue the look and the quality of the lighting into the adjacent stairway for a seamless transition from one space to the next.
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After countless hours perusing Pinterest and even more time following discussion threads on Houzz, you’ve finally found the perfect barn light for your kitchen. What could be better than custom made lighting? Better than porcelain enamel? Better than made in the USA?
How about… all of the above plus the energy efficiency of LED?
You can have it all — seriously, have it all — with the LED Lighting Collection at Barn Light Electric. We’ve taken our most popular vintage-inspired lights and crafted them by hand with painstaking attention to detail, then added some of the highest-rated LED components on the market today. Developed by Cree,... Read More
We’re seeing double.
Yes, it’s Friday. Yes, it’s been a long week.
But the doubles we see are not the result of overindulgence, but of the creative minds of our R&D team at work. The Atomic Topless Dual Sconce is the latest addition to our Rustic Wall Sconce Collection bringing a new twist to the classic industrial wall sconce.
Much like our Atomic Topless Double Industrial Guard Sconce, two rugged cast guards are joined together, this time in a single V-shaped mounting. This dual wall light has twice the illumination of a single fixture in a unique style that is suited to both residential and commercial spaces.
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When Brian and Laura, of Newton, Massachusetts, bought a 1912, two-family home, it was in desperate need of TLC after decades of rental abuse. They are slowly renovating the home and bringing it up to to date with LED lighting throughout. Last summer saw the largest phase of work as they replaced all of the windows and siding, insulated the home, gutted the kitchen and bath in one unit, and the entire second floor of the second unit adding a master bedroom, master bath, and a bonus room.
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The idea of the wall light has been around for centuries. From medieval days of glowing torches lining the castle walls to warehouse shades providing light to early 20th century barns, no fixture is more versatile in offering the perfect spot of light like the wall sconce.
While some light fixtures serve specific needs and spaces, the utilitarian wall sconce resides happily at the intersection of form and function. In small spaces like powder rooms and stairwells, the wall sconce can serve as the main light providing both safety and style with its compact design. In larger spaces, sconces add a layer of light to complement pendants, chandeliers, and floor... Read More