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How To | Create Living Spaces to Suit Your Style

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Create Living Spaces to Suit Your Style
You can tell much about a person’s style just by looking at their living room. Is it a cozy space filled with comfy furniture, soft pillows, and warm throws? Or is it a space with plenty of windows, soaring ceilings, and minimal furnishings? Whether your taste runs modern and minimal or more rustic industrial, how you light your space is key to creating the atmosphere you love. Today, we’re sharing some of our favorite customer living spaces as inspiration. If you have an enviable living room, please share in the comments below or on our Instagram feed! ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Lively Wall Sconces Add Flexibility, Dimension to Asheville Brewery

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Lively Wall Sconces Add Flexibility, Dimension to Asheville Brewery
Choosing lighting for a commercial space, be it a restaurant, office, or retail store, can be tricky. Not only are functionality and efficiency important, but finding fixtures that complement the company image is also critical. When interior designer Emily Richter, of EKR Design, was called in to help choose lighting for One World Brewing in Asheville, North Carolina, she was challenged to find fixtures that worked with the existing building but also reflected the owner’s taste and company branding. ... Read More

Modern Farmhouse Journey | The Power of Color Temperature

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 | 0 comments

Modern Farmhouse Journey | The Power of Color Temperature
Last April, we introduced Whitney in this blog post as she began sharing her story of building a mid century modern farmhouse in Vermont. Today, Whitney discusses a powerful lesson learned about color and lighting in her new powder room. As my husband, Peter, and I dove into the construction of our mountain-top farmhouse, we faced steep learning curves along the way. We discovered that a clear vision for layout and décor is no guarantee when it comes to what materials arrive on your doorstep. Even with countless hours of research, endless Pinterest board comparisons, Houzz inspiration hunting, and precise planning, you just can’t foresee everything until the project... Read More

Guest Blogger | How to Light Your Yard for Summer Nights

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | How to Light Your Yard for Summer Nights
One of the best parts of summer is enjoying more time outdoors. Dinner parties, date nights in, catching up with friends, and dips in the pool are infinitely better when done outside and under the stars. But to really enjoy all your yard has to offer well into the night, your lighting must be up to the task. Below are a few things to consider when adding outdoor lighting to your yard for summer nights ahead: ... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Lighting Favored by Long-Time Customer

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Lighting Favored by Long-Time Customer
Back in early 2012, Erika and her husband Scott were searching for lighting for their home in Celebration, Florida. They’d heard about a lighting company called Barn Light Electric in Titusville, a small town just east of them on the Space Coast. They drove over to check it out. “We were renovating our kitchen at the time, and we wanted to see the lamps in person,” Erika says. “I think that’s when we fell in love.” A Barn Light team member explained how the lights were hand spun on a lathe just like industrial lighting was crafted in the early 20th century. Erika and her husband, both engineers, were fascinated by the process and... Read More

Celebrate Cut-Your-Energy-Costs-Day with LED Lighting

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 | 0 comments

Celebrate Cut-Your-Energy-Costs-Day with LED Lighting
No matter what part of the country you live in, you’ve likely witnessed Mother Nature flexing her winter muscles this year producing record snowfalls and blowing arctic air from one coast to the other. The demand for heating has set records in some areas, and the need for lighting during the shorter days of winter will no doubt lead to higher energy bills next month. Since today is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day, we’re offering a few simple steps to reduce your energy consumption and be more environmentally friendly too! ... Read More