Schoolhouse Lighting

Gooseneck Lighting Finds a Home Indoors

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 | 0 comments

Gooseneck Lighting Finds a Home Indoors
When you picture a classic gooseneck light, you probably think of it perched on a barn. Or a workshop or above a garage door. Like this beauty… But many people find that gooseneck barn lights are perfectly adaptable for indoor applications as well. These two Maritime Shallow Bowl Gooseneck Lights are a great alternative to pendants over this banquette, and the vivid Orange finish adds a fun pop of color. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Gooseneck Light Offers Vintage Character

Posted by on May 14, 2018 | 1 comment

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Gooseneck Light Offers Vintage Character
Oh, the lowly powder room. Most often a small space with a token light fixture, the powder room is seen as a quick pit stop rather than a destination for thoughtful design. But Natalie, from My Vintage Porch, had big, beautiful ideas for her small powder room space. “This is a room we wanted to renovate for quite some time, but we needed budget-friendly ideas,” Natalie says. “This space had only builder-grade touches, and we wanted to add more character.” Natalie covered over the tired, striped walls with shiplap and replaced the pedestal sink with, believe it or not, an old record cabinet! ... Read More

High Lumen LED Schoolhouse Lights Debut at Lightfair International

Posted by on May 11, 2018 | 0 comments

High Lumen LED Schoolhouse Lights Debut at Lightfair International
The phrase “Where vintage and modern collide” isn’t just a slogan for our t-shirts here at Barn Light Electric. This phrase describes the passion we have for handcrafting classic styles of lighting while making them fresh and relevant with new materials, finishes, and options Grandma never dreamed of. We’re sharing our passion this week with others in the industry at the annual LIGHTFAIR International trade show taking place in Chicago. It’s been a jam-packed week of meeting old friends and making new ones as we unveil our newest offerings with those in the lighting industry. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Easy-to-Customize Schoolhouse Wall Sconces

Posted by on May 2, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Easy-to-Customize Schoolhouse Wall Sconces
We see dozens of photos each week from customers who share their spaces with us on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. Lately we’ve spotted, dare we say, a trend in bathroom lighting. Schoolhouse lights — classic fixtures first made popular in the 1930s when bare bulbs were tucked behind opaque glass globes — seem to be popping up in bathrooms more and more. Like in this lovely space where Heather used the Clear Schoolhouse Brass Gooseneck Light to brighten her morning and evening routines. ... Read More

Q & A | Kitchen Reno Blends Vintage, Modern Details

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 | 0 comments

Q & A | Kitchen Reno Blends Vintage, Modern Details
If you’re a dedicated follower of the Barn Light Electric blog (we have great photos and plenty of inspiration!), you probably remember this post featuring a stunning bathroom renovation. Amy, who writes the blog My Life From Home, was the master behind that eye-popping wall paper and gorgeous copper gooseneck lighting. Amy recently moved and has begun another round of renovations at her new place. We chat with her today about her latest project — her kitchen. ... 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