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Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Kitchen Pendant Lighting

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Kitchen Pendant Lighting
When Nancy and her husband Charlie moved into their Charlottesville, Virginia, home back in 2013, it was a homecoming of sorts for Charlie. “This was my husband’s grandfather’s house which was built in 1910,” Nancy says. “Charlie lived here until he was six years old and remembers having no central heat or indoor plumbing.” Luckily, the outhouse Charlie remembers off the back porch has been replaced with indoor plumbing. The couple has been renovating the home, updating rooms to make them more user friendly while still keeping the bones and farmhouse style of the home intact. The kitchen underwent the biggest transformation. ... Read More

Barn Lights: How Do I Customize Thee? Let Me Count the Ways!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 | 0 comments

Barn Lights: How Do I Customize Thee? Let Me Count the Ways!
So you find a really sweet barn light, but it’s a pendant, not a gooseneck light. And you really need a gooseneck for the garage. Twelve boxes of pendants but no goosenecks in sight. Wait, what? Why are you at the big box store when you can find the perfect barn light right here and customize it to your heart’s content?! Today, we’re going to show you one of our most popular shades — the Old Dixie — and the many different ways you can customize this RLM-inspired fixture to suit your taste and your space. ... Read More

Color Inspiration | Classic Black Always in Style

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 | 0 comments

Color Inspiration | Classic Black Always in Style
So who remembers the 2017 Pantone color of the year? How about 2016 when they chose not one, but two, colors of the year? Anybody? Color trends may come and quickly go, but Black is one hue that will never, in our humble opinion, go out of style. (By the way, Pantone picked Greenery for this year taking over from last year’s baby blue and pink tones of Serenity and Rose Quartz.)  Many people consider Black a “safe” color. Our sales team hears that quite often — “I’m afraid to pick a color, so I just want Black.” ... Read More

Restaurant Lighting That Satisfies Both Style and Safety

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 | 0 comments

Restaurant Lighting That Satisfies Both Style and Safety
The restaurant industry is not for the faint of heart. Rising above the competition in a crowded marketplace involves creating a space that promises not only excellent food but delivers an experience in a setting that customers want to revisit again and again. Lighting presents a special challenge. Safety and security are concerns, but commercial lighting should also play a vital role in establishing the look, feel, and special vibe of any restaurant. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Deep Bowl Barn Lights Define Modern Farmhouse

Posted by on Jul 5, 2017 | 2 comments

Pro's Corner | Deep Bowl Barn Lights Define Modern Farmhouse
If you follow the Barn Light Electric Instagram feed, you’ll likely remember this beautiful photo. With close to 2,000 likes and loads of comments, it’s pretty clear that people are still crushing on the modern farmhouse look. Today we’re visiting with Kanga Room Systems, the creators of this sweet little space. Sales Manager Taylor Bielamowicz describes this project, located in Burton, Texas, as a small studio plus one of their larger farmhouse packages nestled nearby amongst the trees. ... Read More

Kim Lewis Tiny Home Debuts in LA with Barn Light Electric

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 | 0 comments

Kim Lewis Tiny Home Debuts in LA with Barn Light Electric
When the tiny home movement first started gaining momentum, some thought the trend would play out and disappear. The trend was fueled, in part, by the economic downturn in 2007-2008 and consumer interest in lowering the cost of living. Instead of fizzling, however, the trend continues to flourish. There is much to love about these small spaces in addition to the affordability factor. Tiny homes are more ecologically friendly than a mini-mansion and can serve multiple purposes, such as a place for aging relatives, returning children, a home office, or a guest house. ... Read More