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Pro's Corner | Lively Wall Sconces Add Flexibility, Dimension to Asheville Brewery

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Lively Wall Sconces Add Flexibility, Dimension to Asheville Brewery
Choosing lighting for a commercial space, be it a restaurant, office, or retail store, can be tricky. Not only are functionality and efficiency important, but finding fixtures that complement the company image is also critical. When interior designer Emily Richter, of EKR Design, was called in to help choose lighting for One World Brewing in Asheville, North Carolina, she was challenged to find fixtures that worked with the existing building but also reflected the owner’s taste and company branding. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Rustic Industrial Lighting for New England Farm

Posted by on Jul 9, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Rustic Industrial Lighting for New England Farm
Every now and then, pictures cross my desk that set off the share alarm. Pictures so perfect that I just can’t wait to share not only with the rest of the Barn Light Electric team but with our followers as well. Today’s pics of a barn in Ridgefield, Connecticut, definitely sounded the alarm! Designed and built by Sequoia Contracting, this new construction for Dark Horse Farm was created with an eye towards a charming, historic feel. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Wall Sconces Kick Off Bathroom Renovation

Posted by on May 30, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Wall Sconces Kick Off Bathroom Renovation
When considering all of the changes you can make in a renovation, how does lighting play into the plan? For Becky Morrison, new lights topped her list when she tackled the redesign of her master bathroom. “The lights were the first selection I made for this space,” Becky says. “They were the inspiration. Our vacation home is a classic ranch built in 1957, and I wanted the bathroom to have a fun, retro feel.”  ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Barn Pendants Offer Authentic Simplicity

Posted by on May 18, 2018 | 3 comments

Pro's Corner | Barn Pendants Offer Authentic Simplicity
When Amanda and her husband Stephen purchased a “gem in the rough” to remodel, they planned to tackle much of the work themselves. The duo are a remodeling dream team with Amanda’s interior design skills — she’s principal at Sage + Wren — combined with Stephen’s engineering talents. Four years later, their Madisonville, Louisiana, farmhouse is finally finished and, as Amanda says, “We tell people a lot of actual blood, sweat, and tears went into this one.” ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Schoolhouse Lighting Blends Old, New in Bath Reno

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Schoolhouse Lighting Blends Old, New in Bath Reno
What’s it like to work with your best friend every day? Darci Haney and her husband Matt are the design/build team behind MD Haney & Co. which has been tackling design and renovation projects in the Pacific Northwest for almost 15 years. “It’s a pretty good gig,” Darci says of working side-by-side with Matt. “We do mostly residential projects. He builds and I get to help make them pretty.” Their most recent project was right under their own roof. The couple own a sprawling, 1940s-era ranch home just outside McMinnville, Oregon. ... Read More

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