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Minimalist Swing Arm Wall Sconces Offer Sleek Style, Colorful Design

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 | 0 comments

Minimalist Swing Arm Wall Sconces Offer Sleek Style, Colorful Design
If you thought the paths of simple style and stunning design would never cross, the newest offering in our Swing Arm Wall Sconce collection will change your mind. These slimmed-down wall sconces demonstrate that simple design does not have to be basic, boring, or, heaven forbid, ugly. Introducing the new Downtown Swing Arm Sconce, an extension of our Downtown Minimalist Collection of lighting which embraces the bare bulb look in the form of pendants, chandeliers, and wall sconces. This newest swing arm sconce offers the very best in utilitarian lighting that is easy to customize for most any space and any decor. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | One Schoolhouse Light, Three Different Styles

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | One Schoolhouse Light, Three Different Styles
One of the things I love most about interior design is how open it is for interpretation – colors, accessories, moods, and even settings can all affect the way the beholder experiences a room. Like many other aspects of decor, when it comes to lighting there are very few (arguably, if any) rules that are hard and fast. A simple swap of a chair, wallpaper, or even just a few throw pillows can make a light fixture that felt unequivocally one style suddenly feel entirely opposite. How cool is that?! ... Read More

Bubble Lights Embrace Minimalist Design Trends

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 | 0 comments

Bubble Lights Embrace Minimalist Design Trends
With the turn of the page to December, the excitement of the holidays starts to snowball. But the celebration here at Barn Light is in full swing with the launch of a new collection of minimalist lighting! Introducing the Bubble Light Collection which honors mid-century nostalgia while embracing current color and finish trends and design influences. The Bubble Stem Mount Pendant channels classic minimalist style with its slender stem mounting adorned with a vintage-style globe. Easy to customize with a rainbow of colors or natural finishes, this ceiling light offers a spot of light to kitchen islands, laundry rooms, or baths. ... Read More

Color Trends for 2018 | What's on Your Palette?

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 | 0 comments

Color Trends for 2018 | What's on Your Palette?
We have yet to flip the calendar to December, but design experts are already making predictions for next year’s trending colors. Benjamin Moore, one of America’s oldest paint companies, set the tone early pronouncing Caliente as their choice. The bold red hue is described as “strong, radiant, and full of energy.” A statement color like no other, red runs the gamut from pink hues to blue-based shades to burgundy that can appear almost black. No matter which shade of red you choose, a little goes a long way.  ... Read More

How To | Welcome the Season With Color, Texture & Lighting

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 | 0 comments

How To | Welcome the Season With Color, Texture & Lighting
Our Instagram feed has been overflowing of late and everyone seems to be focusing on the front porch. Is there a friendly competition going on for Best Fall Porch Decor?! Prepping your front porch for the holidays is fun and can show off your personality to family, friends, and passersby. And while pumpkins, wreaths, and pretty flowers can add color and texture to a porch, don’t forget that thoughtful exterior lighting can add the finishing touch to the overall scene. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | Dorm Room Makeovers with Kevin O'Gara

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Dorm Room Makeovers with Kevin O'Gara
We enjoy bringing you the latest trends, not only in barn lighting, but in home décor and design. Today we welcome back one of the freshest voices in the interior design world — Kevin O’Gara of Thou Swell. Kevin created his interior design blog, named for an old jazz tune, as a place to share home, garden, and entertaining projects with an avant-garde mix of modern and traditional design. We asked Kevin to take the reins of the Barn Light USA blog to share his most recent projects — two dorm room makeovers he completed for friends at Cornell University where Kevin studies Design and Environmental Analysis. ... Read More