Veronica Valencia Collection

Lighting Lingo | Uplighting vs Downlighting

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Lighting Lingo | Uplighting vs Downlighting
If there’s one thing Barn Light Electric offers its customers, it’s options! Dozens of finish colors, cord styles, shade sizes, mounting options, glass colors, and more mean you can customize your new American-made lighting to perfectly suit whatever space needs illuminating. But before you get completely lost in the happiness of jadite vs delphite and chevron cords vs copper stems, let’s take a step back and think about one of the functions of your lighting. Do you need uplighting or downlighting? Both are important and serve specific purposes, and you will find that a combination of both is often best. This is called layering a room using a mix of... Read More

Guest Blogger | The New Pastels, From Sweet to Sensational in 3 Easy Steps

Posted by on May 11, 2015 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | The New Pastels, From Sweet to Sensational in 3 Easy Steps
Decorating your home should be a fun form of creative, uninhibited self-expression. But if there’s one thing that can quickly kill those good vibes and strike fear in the hearts of even the most daring home decorators, it’s the mere mention of pastels. What’s so intimidating about these springtime shades? It comes down to the thin line between sensational and saccharine and the dread of crossing it looms large over anyone who remembers the ‘90s. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Vented Warehouse Light Adds Whimsical Pop of Vivid Color

Posted by on Nov 28, 2014 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vented Warehouse Light Adds Whimsical Pop of Vivid Color
When Claire and her husband Ken purchased a 1930s-era mud adobe home last summer in Patagonia, Arizona, they got a partially finished casita, or cottage, adjacent to the main home. The couple decided it would be the perfect getaway for people looking to enjoy the history, culture, shopping, and birding in this artsy and eclectic town. “We just needed to do the finishing touches, such as paint, window treatments, furnishings and landscaping,” Claire says. “The former owner had installed very basic contractor-grade lighting and plumbing fixtures so we changed out all the faucets, four light fixtures, and two ceiling fans.” Claire wanted to create... Read More

Industrial Pendant Lighting Easy to Customize for Variety of Styles

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 | 0 comments

Industrial Pendant Lighting Easy to Customize for Variety of Styles
Do you describe the industrial style as crisp, clean, and hard working? Or does it seem more cold, raw, and unfinished to you? No matter what your take, the industrial trend has taken the design world by storm and can be seen not only in big-city lofts but in beach-side cottages, midwestern farm homes, and in retail stores and restaurants across the country. Industrial style has a humble feel showcasing the perfect fusion of form and function. But if you’re on the cold and unfinished side of the debate, we have good news for you. You can get the rugged, unassuming look of an industrial pendant with enough color and style to win you over in no time! ... Read More

Hanging with Veronica Valencia, LA Designer, Stylist

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 | 0 comments

Hanging with Veronica Valencia, LA Designer, Stylist
With all of the technology that pervades our lives, developing relationships with people far away is easier than ever. But nothing beats a face-to-face meeting. When we first “met” Veronica Valencia seven years ago, she was a young designer working on the set of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. She asked oh so politely if Barn Light Electric would be interested in donating lights to the show. ... Read More

How to Get Creative with Lighting — It’s Not All About Size & Color!

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 | 0 comments

How to Get Creative with Lighting — It’s Not All About Size & Color!
If you’re in the market for some new lighting for your home or business, chances are you’re looking for something that speaks to your style or brand. Here at Barn Light Electric, we love giving customers loads of options such as shade size, finish color, cording options, gooseneck arms, and other add-ons like cast guard and glass or wire cages to create lights that are as unique as your space! ... Read More