Style Guide

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

How To | Kitchen Lighting Tips

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Kitchen Lighting Tips
We often say that the kitchen is the heart of the home. With a wide range of activities taking place from weekend breakfast spreads and after-school homework to entertaining friends and late-night cups of tea, the kitchen is one space where lighting is a critical component to functionality and style. Today, we’ve gathered some of our best kitchen lighting tips from both customers and our guest bloggers. And, as always, our sales team is a great resource when you have questions about kitchen lighting! ... 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

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

Guest Blogger | Expert Answers to Your Design Questions!

Posted by on May 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Expert Answers to Your Design Questions!
Every spring, I come down with a mean case of the home improvement bug. From minor improvements to major overhauls, the start of the season is the perfect time to update and upgrade both the interior and exterior of your home. This month, we asked Barn Light Electric customers and followers for their most pressing home improvement questions. Browse my answers below to the four most popular topics and get inspired to make changes in your own home! ... Read More

Color Trends | Embracing the Many Hues of Blue

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 | 0 comments

Color Trends | Embracing the Many Hues of Blue
We’re in a blue mood today, but it’s all good since we’re exploring some wonderful variations of this hue! Blue is a calming color that evokes the sky and the sea and is often chosen for bedrooms, living rooms, and other spaces where we relax. Our palette of blues, available in both powder coat and porcelain enamel, ranges from rich Navy to delicate Delphite. These colors help create lighting that stands out as a focal point in a space or stars in a supporting role to complement other decor. ... Read More