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New Deep Bowl Pendants Offer Modern Style, Unrivaled Quality

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 | 0 comments

New Deep Bowl Pendants Offer Modern Style, Unrivaled Quality
The ceiling pendant trend shows no sign of slowing down in the coming year, and with everything from a bare bulb on a cord to eclectic chandeliers, there’s a pendant for every room of the house. One of the most popular shade styles is the deep bowl which harkens back to the early days of RLM lighting where factories and other workplaces needed focused downlighting. Today, consumers have embraced deep bowl lighting in the home. Having the bulb tucked deep inside the bowl not only reduces glare, but it allows the fixture itself to become a true focal point in a space. ... Read More

Behind the Scenes | Pulling it All Together in Assembly

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes | Pulling it All Together in Assembly
As we continue our celebration of Manufacturing Month here at Barn Light, we’ve been offering a peek at the amazing craftsmanship, dedication to detail, and plain hard work that happens here every single day. You saw where the process starts in the Machine Shop, and, last week, we featured our finish crews who specialize in porcelain enamel, powder coat, and natural finishes. Once all the pieces of a barn light are manufactured, they wind up in our Assembly Department where talented hands put the puzzle together. With all of the customizing options available for our lighting, it’s up to the Assembly crew to make sure each light is built to the... Read More

Featured Customer | Homeowner Taps Barn Lighting for Simplicity, Classic Style

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Homeowner Taps Barn Lighting for Simplicity, Classic Style
In Monday’s post, we visited with Melissa who lives in a small town close to the eastern shore of Lake Michigan. She and her husband built a relaxed and comfortable home filled with industrial farmhouse style. Melissa noted that barn-style lighting was key to the classic farmhouse look she wanted, and she chose the iconic Original™ Warehouse Gooseneck Light for her porch. Today, we take a peek inside Melissa’s new home where the rustic lighting plan continues into the kitchen, dining room, and baths. ... Read More

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

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

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Lighting for Roadside Motel Renovation

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Lighting for Roadside Motel Renovation
If you’re a careful reader of our blog, you may remember a mention of Roscoe, New York a few years back. Located two hours north of New York City, this tiny hamlet is home to Prohibition Distillery, a fire hall-turned-distillery with some pretty cool industrial lighting. Roscoe was also home to the Red Rose Motel which operated first as a dance hall, then later as a respite for tourists passing through the area. ... Read More