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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

Featured Customer | Barn Lights for a High Desert Craftsman Home

Posted by on May 25, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lights for a High Desert Craftsman Home
A self-proclaimed “lighting junkie” from Colorado, Joseph is wrapping up the finishing touches on his new 1,250-square-foot, craftsman-style home. When searching exterior lighting, the size and shape of the shade was important but so was finding a fixture that could last in the high desert environment. He spotted Barn Light Electric on This Old House and liked what he saw on the company website. ... Read More

Color Trends | Embracing the Many Hues of Blue

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 | 0 comments

Color Trends | Embracing the Many Hues of Blue
We’re in a blue mood today, but it’s all good since we’re exploring some wonderful variations of this hue! Blue is a calming color that evokes the sky and the sea and is often chosen for bedrooms, living rooms, and other spaces where we relax. Our palette of blues, available in both powder coat and porcelain enamel, ranges from rich Navy to delicate Delphite. These colors help create lighting that stands out as a focal point in a space or stars in a supporting role to complement other decor. ... 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