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How to Choose the Right Mounting for Pendant Lighting

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 | 0 comments

How to Choose the Right Mounting for Pendant Lighting
With the time change coming up this weekend, spring is truly here! Many of us are getting the urge to clean out, freshen up, and infuse new style into our homes. One easy way to change up the look of a room is with new pendant lighting. New ceiling pendants over the island can give a kitchen a whole new personality. Or perhaps the screened-in porch needs a pick-me-up for the summer entertaining to come. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Emmy-Winning Host Renovates Seaside Cottage in Maine

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Emmy-Winning Host Renovates Seaside Cottage in Maine
Long-time fans of This Old House will no doubt recognize today’s Featured Customer. Steve Thomas hosted the popular home improvement show for 14 years and calls himself a serial renovator after almost 20 years of renovating two dozen homes. His latest project is a circa 1903, shingle-style cottage in a small fishing village on the coast of Maine. Named Sea Cove Cottage, this renovation is more personal to Steve as it’s the winter home for he and his wife Evy and their two standard poodles. ... Read More

Porcelain LED Lighting the Star of the Show at LIGHTFAIR International 2015

Posted by on May 6, 2015 | 0 comments

Porcelain LED Lighting the Star of the Show at LIGHTFAIR International 2015
Spring is a busy time here at Barn Light Electric as people emerge from the winter doldrums and get motivated to work on home renovation projects. In our business, spring also means it’s time for the annual LIGHTFAIR International Conference which brings together the industry’s leading manufacturers to talk lights, announce new products, and showcase the latest technologies. The hot topic this year is LED lighting according to our crack team of barn light experts who descended upon the Javits Center in New York City for this year’s show. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Touches of Color Make a Splash in Crisp, Neutral Space

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 | 1 comment

Featured Customer | Touches of Color Make a Splash in Crisp, Neutral Space
While we absolutely love when customers share pohtos of their projects with us, it’s even better when we get to revisit with old friends as they tackle new projects. Long-time readers of the blog may remember Amy Jacobs and the Bradford Avenue home she renovated back in 2011. Amy took that home from a water-damaged nightmare to a cozy, lived-in, rustic space with lots of texture and plenty of vintage industrial lighting. ... Read More

Porcelain Pendant Lighting Hand Crafted in Time-Tested Fashion

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 | 2 comments

Porcelain Pendant Lighting Hand Crafted in Time-Tested Fashion
We follow a lot of blogs here at Barn Light Electric and one of our favs is Design Sponge. In yesterday’s D*S post on pendant lighting, Grace Bonney wrote, “When it comes to making your house feel like a home, the best investment you can make is in pieces that will remain timeless.” We couldn’t agree more! Some of the most timeless styles of lighting can be found in our Porcelain Enamel Collection of barn lights. We have taken many of the classic designs from companies like Goodrich®, Ivanhoe®, and Benjamin®, and updated them with a wide range of finish colors and options like cotton cords, wire cages, and cast guards to provide customers... Read More

Porcelain Gooseneck Lights Brighten Little Girl’s Barn Room

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 | 0 comments

Porcelain Gooseneck Lights Brighten Little Girl’s Barn Room
In one of the final episodes of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” Barn Light Electric was proud to supply two gorgeous porcelain gooseneck barn lights as a stunning accent for a little girl’s Texas bedroom. Shown here are the Goodrich® Esso Porcelain Gooseneck lights in a delightful Yellow finish. The Esso comes in both 8″ and 10″ sizes and a rainbow of porcelain enamel finish colors. Perhaps Cherry Red or creamy Jadite would suit your style, or if you want something more subtle, consider Graphite or Bronze. ... Read More