Porcelain Barn Lights

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

Behind the Scenes | Quality Control Team Keeps Close Eye on Thousands of Parts

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes | Quality Control Team Keeps Close Eye on Thousands of Parts
With a practiced touch, Pam runs her fingers around the rim of a large, aluminum light shade. She’s feeling, and looking, for any imperfections in the piece before sending it on to inventory. Pam has worked in quality control for more than 15 years; the last five with Barn Light Electric. “We check the raw parts as they come out of the machine shop,” Pam explains. “We’re looking for dents or imperfections, and we check that the rims are closed. We also measure to make sure the dimensions are correct and the holes are the right size.” ... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Lighting Favored by Long-Time Customer

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Lighting Favored by Long-Time Customer
Back in early 2012, Erika and her husband Scott were searching for lighting for their home in Celebration, Florida. They’d heard about a lighting company called Barn Light Electric in Titusville, a small town just east of them on the Space Coast. They drove over to check it out. “We were renovating our kitchen at the time, and we wanted to see the lamps in person,” Erika says. “I think that’s when we fell in love.” A Barn Light team member explained how the lights were hand spun on a lathe just like industrial lighting was crafted in the early 20th century. Erika and her husband, both engineers, were fascinated by the process and... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Pendants Lend Old-Time Feel to New Addition

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Pendants Lend Old-Time Feel to New Addition
Sometimes, the best ideas come when we least expect it. For Sean, who was in the midst of a mud room/bath addition in his Long Island home, the inspiration came in the middle of the night. Part of his decor for the new space included a sign reading To All Trains which is a nod to a train that infrequently rumbles by their backyard. Although Sean planned to install recessed lighting in the vaulted ceiling of the mud room, he had an unexpected brainstorm. ... Read More

Cure the Winter Blues with Instagram Inspiration

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 | 0 comments

Cure the Winter Blues with Instagram Inspiration
It’s been a wild winter thus far and frankly, we’re ready for spring! This season’s wind and weather can take a toll on your home’s windows, exterior paint, and furniture so it’s time to start dreaming, and planning, for spring’s home improvements. While fresh paint and clean windows are on the list, the front door is a great place to start adding your personal touch. We’re sharing these pics from our Instagram feed as inspiration on how to use lighting, furniture, plants, and other decor to welcome friends and family with style. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Commercial Lighting Crafted with Style, Personality

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Commercial Lighting Crafted with Style, Personality
Handcrafted Barn Light Electric lights are coveted by homeowners from Maine to Malibu, but did you know that professionals also love high-quality, easy-to-customize barn lights? Barn Light offers a Commercial Division with a network of sales representatives available throughout the U.S. and Canada to help specifiers, architects, designers, and other professionals discover the perfect lighting for the spaces they create. ... Read More