Vintage Pendants

Modern Farmhouse Journey | Creating a Vintage-Inspired, American-Made Home

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 | 0 comments

Modern Farmhouse Journey | Creating a Vintage-Inspired, American-Made Home
We’re excited to introduce a new series to the blog today! Whitney May and her husband Peter are sharing their journey of building a modern farmhouse in Vermont. We will follow along as they make decisions on colors, materials, decor, and yes, lighting! Whitney will take over the blogger’s chair on a regular basis this spring and summer to chronicle the ups and downs of the construction process. ... Read More

Happy Anniversary! Celebrating 10 Years of Vintage-Inspired Craftsmanship

Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Happy Anniversary! Celebrating 10 Years of Vintage-Inspired Craftsmanship
Barn Light Electric is celebrating 10 years of handcrafting the finest lighting on the planet! Just as it took a fair amount of imagination to launch a Tesla into space this week, it took imagination, ingenuity, and a whole lot of hard work to launch a lighting company in the midst of the Great Recession on Florida’s Space Coast. “It started with a love for industrial-style antique lighting and grew into a passion for bringing them back onto the market,” owner Bryan Scott says. “The handcrafting of high-quality lighting, especially porcelain enamel lighting, was a lost art.” ... Read More

Featured Customer | Award-Winning Modern Farmhouse

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Award-Winning Modern Farmhouse
If you checked out our year-end blog posts on our favorite spaces from 2017, you’ll see that the farmhouse trend made a strong showing. People love the rustic yet modern look of a contemporary farmhouse — lived in, yet lovely, with plenty of texture and character. Today’s featured customer, Jen from Sylvania, Ohio, built the modern farmhouse of her dreams accented with barn lights inside and out. The home was recently awarded Single Family Home of the Year by the Home Builder’s Association. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Industrial Pendants Offer Perfect Wine & Cheese Pairing

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Industrial Pendants Offer Perfect Wine & Cheese Pairing
If you had to eat the same meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? My choice would be well-aged wine and artisanal cheese. And if I lived in Larkspur, California, I would be set for life with the opening of Fisher’s Cheese + Wine. This new retail shop and cafe offers a warm inviting space with an eclectic menu filled with an amazing variety of cheeses and wines to suit every taste. Owner and head cheesemonger Kiri Fisher wanted to add a sense of nostalgia to her new space. ... Read More

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