Flush Mount Schoolhouse Lighting

Flush Mount Lights Offer Stylish Alternative to Recessed Cans

Posted by on May 22, 2017 | 0 comments

Flush Mount Lights Offer Stylish Alternative to Recessed Cans
When recessed lighting first hit the residential market in the mid 20th century, homeowners loved the clean, modern look. In a time before open floor plans and cathedral ceilings became vogue, recessed lights helped make small rooms with low ceilings look bigger. Today, a more stylish alternative to the traditional can light is available in the versatile Flush Mount Light. Offering a more compact profile than standard pendant lights, flush mount lighting is perfect for spaces large and small. Take a look at how some of our customers have used a variety of flush mount styles to brighten their spaces. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Industrial Lighting Creates Retro Atmosphere for Brewery

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Industrial Lighting Creates Retro Atmosphere for Brewery
Like many craft brewers, Sherry Stead got her start with a home brew kit. For almost 20 years, Sherry tinkered with her home brew recipes much to the delight of her family and friends in Homer, Alaska. Last May, Sherry and her family realized their dream of opening a local brewery which includes an industrial styled tasting room. “The Grace Ridge Brewing tasting room is located in a new building,” Sherry says. “I wanted to create an industrial look that used metal and wood with a retro feel.” Because the tasting room has a very tall ceiling, Sherry searched for industrial pendant lights to accent the space. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lights Suit Relaxed Style of Coastal Beach House

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lights Suit Relaxed Style of Coastal Beach House
When does a renovation take on a life of its own and become a full-gut, strip-to-the-bones remodel? For Cynthia, the moment came when her contractor found previously undetected termite damage in her Ocean Springs, Mississippi, cottage. The cottage was run down, having sat empty for years. But had she known the true extent of the damage, Cynthia admits the structure would likely have been torn down. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lighting Brightens Major Kitchen Remodel

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lighting Brightens Major Kitchen Remodel
Dawn is a farm girl at heart. “I grew up around lots of grain bins and working on the farm so I enjoy old tin and anything with a bit of an industrial or rustic feel,” she says. It’s no surprise that the remodel of her kitchen and dining room features a back splash made from roof flashing, a bar covered in upcycled corrugated tin, and some retro schoolhouse lighting. Combining the kitchen and dining room meant tearing out a wall in the mid-century home. Dawn rents the home from her parents so she was conscious of the budget as she looked for lighting. ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Design Inspiration Focuses on the Feeling, Not the Look

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 | 0 comments

Professional's Corner | Design Inspiration Focuses on the Feeling, Not the Look
We’re always on the lookout for new and interesting design blogs, and our latest discovery — House 214 Design — is a visual delight. Writer Melinda McCoy uses her background in teaching and love of design to inspire readers to look at every design decision, no matter how small, as an opportunity to make an impression. “For me, design isn’t about a look, but a feeling,” Melinda says. “A feeling that is about emotion and, simply put, feels right to you and your home. It is that ‘something’ when you walk into a space that just feels right.” ... Read More

Spring into Savings With Vintage-Inspired, American Made Lighting

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Spring into Savings With Vintage-Inspired, American Made Lighting
I love spring, but man, she carries a lot of baggage! Spring brings warm breezes and an explosion of new growth, yet she also drags along plenty of pollen and a seemingly never-ending list of things to do. As you tackle your list of clean out, spruce up chores this spring, your checkbook may take a hit after multiple trips to the garden center and home décor stores.  We’re here to help keep your checkbook happy and offer hundreds of ways to change up your look for spring with our annual Spring Sale! To celebrate the season, from now through Sunday, April 24th, 2016, you can take 15 percent off hundreds of our indoor and outdoor lighting products and home... Read More