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Pro's Corner | Designer Opts for Casual Classic Look of Porcelain Enamel Lighting

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Designer Opts for Casual Classic Look of Porcelain Enamel Lighting
We often hear people describe barn lighting as classic or timeless. Indeed, even today, you can find antique warehouse shades still in use decades after installation. These are often porcelain enamel lights crafted from quality steel in an age when products were built to last. When Kelly Hurliman, an interior designer from just outside of Chicago, decided to remodel her kitchen, she wanted the classic look and quality of a porcelain enamel barn light. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lighting Right at Home Down on the Farm

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lighting Right at Home Down on the Farm
Our Instagram feed is a wonderful source of inspiration to many, and we love seeing photos posted by our customers every day. Carrie, from Cullman, Alabama, has been sharing photos and tagging us in her posts @OurFeatheredFarmhouse for several years now as she and her family built their dream home. “Chad and I began dating in high school and dreamed of raising a family on a farm,” Carrie says. “Almost 20 years and three kids later, we made our dreams a reality when we bought 40 acres we now call home.” ... 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

Featured Customer | Award-Winning Modern Farmhouse

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Award-Winning Modern Farmhouse
If you checked out our year-end blog posts on our favorite spaces from 2017, you’ll see that the farmhouse trend made a strong showing. People love the rustic yet modern look of a contemporary farmhouse — lived in, yet lovely, with plenty of texture and character. Today’s featured customer, Jen from Sylvania, Ohio, built the modern farmhouse of her dreams accented with barn lights inside and out. The home was recently awarded Single Family Home of the Year by the Home Builder’s Association. ... Read More

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

Pro's Corner | Barn Pendant Lights Establish Inviting Feel to Cafe

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Barn Pendant Lights Establish Inviting Feel to Cafe
The humble coffee shop. No matter if you live in a small town or in the heart of New York City, your local coffee shop likely serves up much more than a hot cuppa Joe. It’s a gathering place for friends, a spot to relax and read, and a hub of information for locals and out-of-towners alike. In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Café One Eight is a locally owned shop in the heart of the historic downtown. In business for more than four years, the owners decided it was time for a refresh of the space. They turned to Chris and Claudia Beiler of Creative Space Designers to handle the complete remodel. ... Read More