Dining Room

How To | Use White Lighting as an Ideal Design Element

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Use White Lighting as an Ideal Design Element
We talk about color quite often here on the Barn Light Electric blog, but today we’re considering the role of white in design and lighting. White, as you might guess, has no hue, but reflects whatever color you shine on it. If you missed this blog post, our guest blogger Whitney May discovered how her light bulbs could change the color of the “white” tile in her powder room! People often use white as a neutral base then add pops of color with fixtures, furniture, and other accent pieces. Others prefer the classic look of black and white with punches of gray thrown in.  ... Read More

Guest Blogger | 5 Ways to Update Your Home This Weekend

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | 5 Ways to Update Your Home This Weekend
Have plans this weekend? If you have a free day, a free afternoon, or even just a free hour, you have time to update your home before clocking into work on Monday morning. With the simple and easy fixes below, you can transform your home with plenty of time to spare for enjoying the summer sun and fun. Update your light fixtures There’s no simpler way to completely change the look of your space than by updating your light fixtures. A boring fixture doesn’t get noticed—or, worse, gets noticed for the wrong reasons—but a statement fixture can steal the show. For example, a Bubble Chandelier brings sleek modernity and a touch of whimsy to a dining area or living... Read More

Featured Customer | LED Barn Pendants Play Nice with Vans' Old Skool Style

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | LED Barn Pendants Play Nice with Vans' Old Skool Style
Nobody does “old skool” quite like Vans. Since 1966, when brothers Paul and Jim Van Doren started manufacturing shoes and selling them directly to their California customers, the Vans name has been synonymous with creativity and self-expression. When the Vans campus in Costa Mesa, Calfornia, recently underwent an extensive renovation, the design aesthetic played up the Vans’ signature style. ... Read More

Gooseneck Lighting Finds a Home Indoors

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 | 0 comments

Gooseneck Lighting Finds a Home Indoors
When you picture a classic gooseneck light, you probably think of it perched on a barn. Or a workshop or above a garage door. Like this beauty… But many people find that gooseneck barn lights are perfectly adaptable for indoor applications as well. These two Maritime Shallow Bowl Gooseneck Lights are a great alternative to pendants over this banquette, and the vivid Orange finish adds a fun pop of color. ... Read More

All You Need to Know | The Original Warehouse Pendant

Posted by on Jun 6, 2018 | 2 comments

All You Need to Know | The Original Warehouse Pendant
When we started handcrafting our line of vintage-inspired lighting more than 10 years ago, we turned to the iconic RLM warehouse shade for inspiration. This traditional design characterized the fixtures found in factories and warehouses and on farms. We named our new design the Original™ and created a variety of pendants, gooseneck lights, and wall sconces with this shade. The Original™ remains our best-selling shade, and although its industrial-style design dates back almost 100 years, this fixture can bring an updated feel to more contemporary spaces thanks to the many customizing options we offer. ... Read More

Gift Guide | Father’s Day Finds to Delight Dad

Posted by on May 23, 2018 | 0 comments

Gift Guide | Father’s Day Finds to Delight Dad
With the May celebration for Moms hopefully carried out in grand fashion, we turn our sights to June when it’s Dad’s turn to be indulged. We’ve got you covered with some great gift ideas that will rise above, way above, the tie or BBQ tools you were considering. Wouldn’t Dad appreciate something handcrafted right here in America that he’ll love and enjoy using every day? Yeah, we thought so! ... Read More