Vintage Pendants

Featured Customer | Sushi Maki on a Roll with Restaurant Refresh

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Sushi Maki on a Roll with Restaurant Refresh
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Sushi Maki, a South Florida institution known for spreading the joy of great sushi, the restaurant’s design team recently began a refresh of the properties. Starting with the flagship location in Coral Gables, the team wanted to create a light and breezy feel to the space. “We wanted to draw attention to where our chefs are handcrafting the sushi,” says Chris Romero, brand consultant for Sushi Maki. “We wanted simple, yet distinct, light fixtures that caught your eye but were not overpowering. Something classic and clean.” ... Read More

Design 101: I'll Take Mix and Match Styles for $1000 Please Alex

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 | 0 comments

Design 101: I'll Take Mix and Match Styles for $1000 Please Alex
We love people who are as passionate about their work as we are about hand crafting our American-made lighting. And no one is more passionate about post war-era ranch homes than Austin King of Rafterhouse. Having just wrapped an HGTV pilot episode, Austin has been incredibly busy of late, but he agreed to take over the blogger’s chair to talk about mixing vintage and modern styles — a technique he loves to use to create visual interest with a touch of history. ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Vintage Industrial Theme Sparks Design for Kid Sanctuary

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 | 0 comments

Professional's Corner | Vintage Industrial Theme Sparks Design for Kid Sanctuary
Every kid needs a place to just be. To be safe. To be loved. To simply be a kid. The KidSanctuary Campus in Palm Beach County, Florida, offers exactly that — a place where the most vulnerable kids in the foster care system can thrive. Several South Florida interior designers recently collaborated with KidSanctuary to create rooms that not only give kids shelter but give them a place to dream. Today we talk with Eilyn Cueto, with Sire Design of Aventura, Florida, about the vintage-themed room she created for the campus. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Pendant Lights Add Modern Rustic Feel to Cafe

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Pendant Lights Add Modern Rustic Feel to Cafe
Montana, aptly nicknamed Big Sky Country, is home to big horizons, bighorn sheep, and big appetites. Luckily, the residents of Bozeman have a new place to pull up a chair and enjoy some artisan comfort food. Serena Rundberg opened the Feed Cafe last May after gutting an 1800’s-era barn located on West Main Street and starting over. Serena offers the freshest foods available from local farmers and suppliers and serves it up in a comfy, farm-chic atmosphere that pays homage to the history of the building. Barn lights were a must-have for the new space. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Industrial Pendants for Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Industrial Pendants for Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover
One of the best ways to find inspiration for your home design and remodeling projects is to tap into the world of home dècor blogs. You can easily find other homeowners who are tackling similar projects, see lots of before-and-after photos, and read about the good, the bad, and the ugly of home renovation. We’ve been following our friend Christina, author of the Christina’s Adventures blog, who has been remodeling a 1902 Victorian home that she and her husband purchased just north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When it was time to tackle the kitchen, Christina, who was expecting her second baby at the time, wanted to turn her dark and cramped space into... Read More

Behind the Scenes | Night Supervisor Keeps Second Shift Running

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes | Night Supervisor Keeps Second Shift Running
When the majority of Barn Light Electric employees are winding down in the late afternoon, Brian Krauss is just getting started. As the Evening Shift Supervisor, Brian oversees those who work the second shift at Barn Light Manufacturing where our extensive and ever-growing collection of vintage-inspired lighting and home decor products are hand crafted each day. Brian got his start almost three years ago prepping shades for powder coating, then moved up to Team Lead in the paint department before being promoted to his current supervisory position. The Titusville native ensures that the night shift runs smoothly in paint, inventory, and the machine shop and takes... Read More