Of all the types of lighting at your disposal to brighten up a space, the humble table lamp is often overlooked. Pendant lighting, recessed lights, even wall sconces get all the hype and attention, yet a purposefully placed table lamp can not only add illumination where it’s needed, but the wide range of styles, colors, and cord accessories available can make these portable light fixtures an integral part of any room design.
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Just because you’re not an interior designer doesn’t mean your lighting has to look amateurish! With lighting, as with so many aspects of home design, the difference between rookie and expert-level execution typically comes down to the littlest details. With these easy tips, tricks, and small tweaks, your home lighting will have that professional look in no time.
Keep cords out of sight: If budget allows, have plugs installed where you want to put floor and table lamps, or use ceiling lighting instead. And if your cord must show, choose a cord with personality!
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White Lacquer Window Headboard; West Elm, $199.00
Tropical Paisley Duvet Cover; Urban Outfitters, $89.00
Suzanne Kasler Sunburst Mirror #4; Ballard Designs, $99.00
Disco Round Table Lamp; Barn Light Electric Company, $465.00
It’s mid-January, so at this point you should have moved out of your holiday, sloth-like funk. You’ve enjoyed the company of family, as well as more than enough holiday decorations throughout the neighborhood. With that being said, it’s time to start thinking forward to the future and updating your home for the years to come.
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Throughout your home or apartment, you’re sure to have areas that need extra lighting, but lack the space or proper electrical hookups. Whether it’s due to lack of wiring or a low ceiling height, our traditional pendants and sconces don’t always appeal to everyone. That leaves you with a basic solution that is sometimes forgotten about – creative, modern floor lamps.
If you’re on the hunt for a contemporary light, but aren’t willing to go with something found in a big box store, Barn Light Electric has an easy solution. Our Macintosh Torchiere Floor Lamp is constructed from clean, fashionable lines. When paired with an etched glass shade above, the... Read More
1.) Minimalist Polished Brass Pendant + Edison Bulbs: $118.99
2.) West Elm Sundial Outdoor Pillow: $29.00
3.) Anthropology Savannah Story Bust, Gazelle: $68.00
4.) Barn Light Electric Bo 60’s Floor Arc Lamp: $415.00
5.) West Elm Tulip Leather Chair: $699.00
6.) Natural Tree Stump Side Table: $199.00
7.) Safari & Zebra Rugs: $549.00-$749.00
With all the previous weeks’ talk of World Cup in South Africa, we were inspired by the variety of animals and prints we saw. Each piece represents years of culture and are often hand made. This week’s online shopping trip and Style Guide led us to creating a space dedicated to such a beautiful country, most of us... Read More
Photo courtesy of Apartment Therapy
Our blog photo today comes from one of the most popular design blogs on the web today – Apartment Therapy. Whether you have an apartment, cottage, loft, or home, Apartment Therapy provides tips, tricks, advice, and inspiration to all its readers.
By providing a House Tour of a 3,000 square foot Massachusetts home, we stumbled across this photo capturing two similar Barn Light Electric products from our Modern Floor Lamp and Modern Ceiling Fans categories. Not everyone knows that Barn Light Electric carries more than, well, barn lighting. We carry a variety of products ranging from Victorian and Arts & Crafts, to Mid Century... Read More