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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

Top Designers Dish on Design Trends for 2018

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 | 2 comments

Top Designers Dish on Design Trends for 2018
While the weather outside is frightful, even here in typically sunny Florida, we’re seizing the moment to look ahead and consider what the new year may hold in the world of design. We’ve turned to the experts, our friends in the design business, who offer up their thoughts on what’s trending for 2018.  Christi Barbour, Barbour Spangle Design We are excited to see so many raw textures and finishes which blend beautifully with the clean lines of modern to create a refined rustic vibe. We are also very excited to see a return of color. We are incorporating a wide variety of colors into our projects: blush to orange tones, navy and other blues, deep lush... Read More

A Look Back at our Favorite Spaces of 2017

Posted by on Dec 27, 2017 | 0 comments

A Look Back at our Favorite Spaces of 2017
Don’t look now but we’re rushing headlong into the new year which means it’s time to take a peek back at 2017. This year saw many changes here at Barn Light as we added new lights and rustic Furniture to our lineup of American-made goods. And our craftsmen got creative with the Porcelain Dinnerware collection adding bakeware and serveware pieces to their repertoire. This year also saw phenomenal growth in our Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook audiences. Our feeds were filled with photos from customers eager to show off some pretty amazing spaces. We want to kick off our year-end review by sharing some of our favorites with you. ... Read More