For a business owner, an inviting space that draws customers in is the first step to success. Traffic flow, colors, and materials all play a part, but appropriate lighting for a commercial business is one of the most important components. After all, if consumers can’t see those beautiful retail displays, they won’t linger very long.
When Kaya Biron, AIA, an architect with We Design Build in Washington, DC, began designing Wardman Wines, he wanted to turn a cold, dark shell into a warm, rustic, and inviting retail space. The wine store, located on the northeast side of the nation’s capital, features not only wine displays but a tasting bar,... Read More
When it comes to lighting, some people look strictly at style — does this particular light make the statement I want in my kitchen?
Others search for the perfect finish color to complement the new paint in the bedroom.
For Mary, who recently built a new home and barn in Hardee County, Florida, having fixtures made in the USA was most important.
“My number one criteria was American made, and it was a bonus to find fixtures made in Florida as well,” Mary says. “I was searching for fixtures that would complement a farmhouse style but with a modern twist, and Barn Light Electric fixtures are perfect. I love supporting the local economy as... Read More
Young entrepreneurs are often full of creative ideas, and luckily, have the youthful exuberance to carry them out. What they often lack, however, are the funds to set up their own physical work space. Some opt to work from home but face household distractions and isolation. And once a business starts to grow, a dedicated work space becomes more critical.
Michael Feinstein, founder and CEO of Büro, solves that crisis for South Florida entrepreneurs with flexible work spaces in a modern and collaborative environment. The latest location opened recently in Coconut Grove, one of Miami’s most walkable and charming neighborhoods.
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Back in the early days, if you called Barn Light Electric to order a handcrafted, vintage-inspired ceiling pendant, chances were pretty good that you’d be talking to the owner on the phone. That’s what happens when you start a business and you’re responsible for everything from sales to manufacturing to making sure there’s paper towels in the bathroom.
Barn Light Electric has experienced phenomenal growth since its launch in early 2008, and while the phones are now manned by an entire sales team and the workforce hovers around 120, one thing hasn’t changed — the focus on customer service.
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I love spring, but man, she carries a lot of baggage! Spring brings warm breezes and an explosion of new growth, yet she also drags along plenty of pollen and a seemingly never-ending list of things to do.
As you tackle your list of clean out, spruce up chores this spring, your checkbook may take a hit after multiple trips to the garden center and home décor stores.
We’re here to help keep your checkbook happy and offer hundreds of ways to change up your look for spring with our annual Spring Sale! To celebrate the season, from now through Sunday, April 24th, 2016, you can take 15 percent off hundreds of our indoor and outdoor lighting products and home... Read More
When you’re shopping for new lighting, there are endless sources for inspiration. We’ve got you covered not only here on the blog, but on multiple social media platforms as well.
Two of the best places to check out are the image-rich sites of Instagram and Pinterest. The Barn Light Electric Instagram feed is chock full of photos that show our handcrafted, American-made lighting in different settings so you can see how specific lights look in different spaces.
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