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All You Need to Know | Schoolhouse Lighting

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | Schoolhouse Lighting
Born from a passion for the quality of vintage-style lighting, Barn Light Electric embraces the time-honored styles of early 20th century lighting. Our artisans work thoughtfully to maintain the craftsmanship of these designs while incorporating updated materials, finish colors, and dozens of customizing options. The Schoolhouse Lighting Collection is one of our most popular. For many years, schoolhouse lights were simple, hand-blown glass globes crafted to conceal bare bulbs that dangled from a cord. These opaque globes transformed a basic necessity into a design element that added style to public buildings and schoolhouses and eliminated the harsh glare of the... 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

Save Some Green on St. Paddy’s Day!

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 | 0 comments

Save Some Green on St. Paddy’s Day!
Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day and we’re celebrating by helping you save a wee bit o’ green! Our St. Patrick’s Day sale starts today with 20% off hundreds of vintage-inspired barn lights, porcelain RLM lights, dinnerware, and even our new line of handcrafted furniture. It takes more than luck to create the array of easy-to-customize products here at Barn Light Electric. It’s the hands-on attention to detail that makes us stand apart. Dozens of hands touch every product from spinning metal on a lathe to hand applying finishes to ensure you receive our very best. ... Read More

Mastering the Bedroom | How to Create a Relaxing Retreat for Sleep

Posted by on Mar 5, 2018 | 0 comments

Mastering the Bedroom | How to Create a Relaxing Retreat for Sleep
As you’re winding down at the end of the day, do you find your master bedroom is a relaxing retreat or more of a jumbled mess of laundry, paperwork, and electronic devices? Creating the right atmosphere in the bedroom is critical for an uninterrupted, peaceful snooze. Experts say that getting a good night’s sleep not only helps your body recover physically from the demands of the day, but it also helps your mind and spirit as well. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Copper Pendants Add Warmth to Dining Room Updates

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Copper Pendants Add Warmth to Dining Room Updates
Most remodeling plans focus on updates — bringing colors, appliances, fixtures, and furniture into a more modern age. For Ben, of Concord, Massachusetts, the complete remodel of his dining/kitchen area included a new Viking range and wainscoting plus new windows and insulation. The final touch came down to lighting where he looked for something with a bit of history. “We wanted something American made that had the farmhouse feel,” Ben says. “But we wanted functional, not fussy, and something that would age well.” He checked off all the boxes when he found the Barn Light Benjamin Industrial Pendant. Ben chose a classic Raw Copper finish on... Read More

Guest Blogger | Home Office Design to Suit Your Work Style

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Home Office Design to Suit Your Work Style
The workforce is evolving, with more people working from home than ever before. In fact, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely in 2016. With more adults than ever working from their homes (and I’m one of them!), it’s become increasingly important to have a home office from which you can conduct business, be productive, and get inspired (even real estate professionals have noticed an increased demand for home office space among buyers). Here’s how to create a functional and stylish home office of your own: ... Read More