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Pro's Corner | Lighting Serves as Designer’s Best Trick

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Lighting Serves as Designer’s Best Trick
Interior designers thrive on creating beautiful and functional spaces for their clients. They tackle remodels and renovations in every room of the house. But what is a designer’s dream project? For Cynthia Zamaria, an interior designer, farmer-florist, and blogger, the dream project is restoring her very own country property complete with a small flower farm. “We bought this 113-acre recreation property seven years ago as a weekend getaway,” she says. “The original house came with four bedrooms, a bathroom, a tiny kitchen, and a dark living room that didn’t take advantage of the sweeping views.” The property is located less than two... Read More

Pro's Corner | Traditional Barn Light Shows Off Playful Color

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Traditional Barn Light Shows Off Playful Color
Classic gooseneck barn lights typically cry out for traditional finish colors. Black, galvanized, and even vintage green are often the perfect choice. But here at Barn Light, the place where vintage and modern collide, we know that, every now and then, a space demands a splash of something bolder. When we introduced four new finish colors earlier this year, we heard from many who fell in love with the new hues of Watermelon, Mint, Sunflower, and Chartreuse. When we spotted this photo on Instagram, we had to follow up! ... Read More

Pro's Corner | LED Lights Offer Vintage, Modern Mashup

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | LED Lights Offer Vintage, Modern Mashup
When you’re a third generation carpenter, you know a thing or two about fulfilling client’s dreams. The Gomez family, principals of Allwood Construction in San Carlos, California, have perfected the art of building dream homes and completing historic renovations for more than 40 years. One of their recent projects was a new build in Woodside, California, which included a home and a barn plus a remodeled potting shed and a new two-story water tower built in the same place and likeness as a 100-year-old water tower that was removed. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Deep Bowl Gooseneck Lights Shine in Malibu

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Deep Bowl Gooseneck Lights Shine in Malibu
While exterior lighting may seem to be purely utilitarian, designers know that these fixtures represent a golden opportunity to make a statement from the very first look. House bling, if you will. Maggie Pierson, of Maggie Pierson Designs, tackled a renovation for a friend in Malibu, California, and used classic gooseneck lighting to pump up the wow factor. The project included the addition of a new master suite and a theater room, plus plenty of outdoor entertaining spaces and an outdoor shower. ... 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

Pro's Corner | Barn Lights Provide Personality Plus to New Home

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Barn Lights Provide Personality Plus to New Home
Building a new home requires countless decisions. From the moment pen touches paper to capture the first concept until the key turns the lock on the front door, choices are made for colors, materials, fixtures, finishes, and so much more. While creating a new home can be exciting and maybe even fun, it helps to have a professional guide you through the process. Jamie Keskin, of Jamie Keskin Design in Massachusetts, recently helped a client navigate the myriad of decisions needed to create their dream home. ... Read More