Building a new home brings on a host of decisions once the bones are in place. What type of floors, countertops, cabinetry, and yes, what type of lighting will go in each space? When Aaron set about building his dream home in the community of Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms in South Carolina, he had plenty of lighting decisions to make.
“Having American made, locally sourced lighting with LED were all important aspects to this build,” Aaron says. “The ability to customize colors, castings, and illumination were highly appreciated too!” Aaron works for Realty Holding Group who provided extensive design build services for his new... Read More
After countless hours perusing Pinterest and even more time following discussion threads on Houzz, you’ve finally found the perfect barn light for your kitchen. What could be better than custom made lighting? Better than porcelain enamel? Better than made in the USA?
How about… all of the above plus the energy efficiency of LED?
You can have it all — seriously, have it all — with the LED Lighting Collection at Barn Light Electric. We’ve taken our most popular vintage-inspired lights and crafted them by hand with painstaking attention to detail, then added some of the highest-rated LED components on the market today. Developed by Cree,... Read More
Welcome to “Mississippi’s Front Porch” — a hidden gem just outside the metropolitan madness of Memphis, Tennessee. The small town of Hernando, with proximity to both Memphis and Oxford, felt like home immediately to Emily when she and her husband moved to the area.
“Hernando is quiet and quaint with excellent public schools and a beautiful downtown historic district,” says Emily, mother of two and creator of the blog Everything Emily. “It’s a great little town to raise a family.” After searching for a lot to build on, Emily and her husband instead chose a house already under construction to make their own. Although... Read More
If you love furniture, there’s no better place than High Point, North Carolina, during Market Days. The excitement is electric as more than 75,000 people descend on the Piedmont region to browse and buy everything from sofas and settees to vanities and trestle tables. Showrooms are decked out with the finest furniture and fabrics, and many offer food and drinks hoping to entice shoppers to linger just a bit longer.
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The words warmth and elegance are rarely used to describe an office. But when Luke Dubbeldam designed the office spaces for a client in the seed potato business, he suggested copper pendants to bring those very characteristics to this busy work space.
“The design direction for the project was a warm industrial style,” says Luke, owner of Iron and Wood in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. “We wanted simple, good, solid materials to be evident — copper, hot rolled steel, alder, Douglas fir.”
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We’ve been posting our annual Holiday Gift Guide suggestions this week! Monday’s post offered up American-made products in the $50 range while Wednesday’s post upped the ante to the $100 range. Today, our marketing staff reveals their favorites for those who have been very good this year.
Very, very good.
We asked our team members to share what they would enjoy giving or receiving with no limit on the love!
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