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All You Need to Know | Dark Sky-Friendly Lighting

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | Dark Sky-Friendly Lighting
With the growth of industrialized societies worldwide, light pollution has become a global issue. According to the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), the widespread use of artificial light at night can adversely affect the environment and energy consumption. Here at Barn Light Electric, many of our fixtures are rooted in RLM-inspired designs which are a natural for dark sky-friendly lighting. The classic warehouse shade, with the bulb tucked high inside, focuses the illumination downward, away from the sky, and produces less glare. ... Read More

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 | Oversized Barn Lights Complement Scale of New Home

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Oversized Barn Lights Complement Scale of New Home
When clicking through the multitude of customizing menus for our handcrafted barn lights, customers often focus on the finish options such as color, guard, glass, and beautiful cotton cords. It’s so exciting, in fact, that the fundamental design question of scale might get lost in the conversation. When Shauna was considering exterior lighting for her new Colorado Springs home, the scale of the lights was most important. ... Read More

All You Need to Know | The Original Gooseneck Light

Posted by on Jul 11, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | The Original Gooseneck Light
If we had to pick the most popular light on the Barn Light Electric website, the Original™ Warehouse Gooseneck Light would win hands down. Customers who purchase this gooseneck light describe it as iconic, classic, and timeless. In this month’s installment of our All You Need to Know series, we’re taking a look at this versatile and quintessential fixture and the countless ways customers incorporate it into their homes and businesses. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Rustic Industrial Lighting for New England Farm

Posted by on Jul 9, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Rustic Industrial Lighting for New England Farm
Every now and then, pictures cross my desk that set off the share alarm. Pictures so perfect that I just can’t wait to share not only with the rest of the Barn Light Electric team but with our followers as well. Today’s pics of a barn in Ridgefield, Connecticut, definitely sounded the alarm! Designed and built by Sequoia Contracting, this new construction for Dark Horse Farm was created with an eye towards a charming, historic feel. ... Read More