Rustic Wall Sconces

All You Need to Know | The Original Barn Wall Sconce

Posted by on Aug 22, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | The Original Barn Wall Sconce
The iconic Original™ Gooseneck Light is, hands-down, our most popular fixture. The handcrafted quality is unrivaled and the classic lines of this warehouse shade offer the rustic look so many desire. With dozens of customizing options to choose from, this gooseneck light embellishes both traditional and modern spaces with ease. Some spaces, however, call for a more compact profile than offered by a gooseneck mount. The Original™ Wall Sconce offers all of the style and customizing options of the Original™ Gooseneck but with a wall-hugging mount.The Original™ Wall Sconce features the same warehouse shade as the gooseneck but is affixed with two arms to a sturdy... Read More

Modern Farmhouse Journey | The Power of Color Temperature

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 | 0 comments

Modern Farmhouse Journey | The Power of Color Temperature
Last April, we introduced Whitney in this blog post as she began sharing her story of building a mid century modern farmhouse in Vermont. Today, Whitney discusses a powerful lesson learned about color and lighting in her new powder room. As my husband, Peter, and I dove into the construction of our mountain-top farmhouse, we faced steep learning curves along the way. We discovered that a clear vision for layout and décor is no guarantee when it comes to what materials arrive on your doorstep. Even with countless hours of research, endless Pinterest board comparisons, Houzz inspiration hunting, and precise planning, you just can’t foresee everything until the project... Read More

Featured Customer | Teal Barn Lights Bridge Gap Between New Garage, Older Home

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Teal Barn Lights Bridge Gap Between New Garage, Older Home
Ordering online is arguably one of the best benefits of the Internet. It’s also a bit daunting when it comes to purchasing items you’ve never seen or held in your hands. When Kate clicked the “order” button to purchase lighting from Barn Light Electric for her new garage and home office, she admits to being nervous about her choice of finish color. “I was scared I’d made a mistake,” she says. “I didn’t tell my designer and contractor what I’d chosen for a couple of weeks. I was afraid they would think I’d lost my mind.” ... Read More

How To | Choose the Best Garage Lighting

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Choose the Best Garage Lighting
Several weeks ago, our guest blogger Melissa Andersen tackled design questions posed by our readers. (If you missed the post, you can find it here.) One of the questions concerned lighting for the garage, so we decided to expand on the topic in today’s post. First and foremost, garage lighting should be wet-rated for exterior use. Every product page on our site offers this information under the Product Details tab. For maximum durability, porcelain enamel lighting is a great choice thanks to its tough-as-nails finish. Porcelain enamel will never fade even in our famous Florida sunshine! ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Easy-to-Customize Lighting is Interior Designer’s Go-To Solution

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Easy-to-Customize Lighting is Interior Designer’s Go-To Solution
One of the challenges designers face when tackling a remodeling project is blending the old with the new. Updating paint, furniture, and lighting can breathe new life into a space, but making all of the pieces work together can be tricky. Cecily Mendell, principal designer of Cecy J Interiors in San Francisco, California, recently remodeled a client’s home in nearby Los Altos where she struck a delightful balance between the old and new. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Colorful Barn Lights Add Personality to Vacation Cottage

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Colorful Barn Lights Add Personality to Vacation Cottage
Although Paula loves time spent with family in their Sawyer, Michigan, vacation home, the functionality of the space was lacking for their get-togethers. “We needed a larger, open space to make the flow better for summer weekends when we often have a big crowd,” Paula, an interior designer, explains. And, as with many remodeling efforts, Paula’s project snowballed. Since the footprint changed, flooring had to change. In the end, Paula also had new cabinetry, counters, appliances, and lighting. ... Read More