Where Vintage & Modern Collide

All You Need to Know | The Essential Elements of Rustic Decors

Posted by on Oct 31, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | The Essential Elements of Rustic Decors
Design trends may come and go, but the trend towards all things rustic shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. With deep vintage roots, rustic elements help us feel closer to nature and lend an organic vibe to spaces. The use of wood and other natural elements create a warm, relaxed, and inviting feel. Today we’re featuring some of our favorite rustic spaces from customers who share their photos with us via our Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest feeds. Be sure to follow Barn Light Electric on all three platforms for a continuous flow of inspiration! ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Designer Chooses Quality of Barn Light Electric

Posted by on Oct 29, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Designer Chooses Quality of Barn Light Electric
For more than 20 years, designer Pamela Konen, of Konen Homes in Minnesota, has researched and specified lighting for her clients. When she discovered Barn Light Electric, the American manufacturer of vintage-inspired lighting quickly became her go-to source for quality fixtures built to last. “Barn Light Electric is one of my favorite places to shop as I’m drawn to the quality of the industrial lighting they offer,” Pam says. “Many other manufacturers offer industrial lighting given it’s a popular style, but I have yet to find one that competes with the quality of the Barn Light product.”  ... Read More

Fall Inspiration | Pretty Up the Porch No Matter the Temps

Posted by on Oct 26, 2018 | 0 comments

Fall Inspiration | Pretty Up the Porch No Matter the Temps
According to the calendar, it’s late October, but Florida has yet to join the rest of the country with seasonal temps. To get into the autumnal spirit, we turn daily to our Instagram feed to soak up images of plump pumpkins, colorful mums, and people sipping hot cider by a crackling fire. Today we’re sharing some of our favorite fall inspiration photos from friends across the country who are embracing all that autumn has to offer. Along with seasonal colors and decor, don’t be surprised if you see some pretty spectacular barn lights too! ... Read More

Guest Blogger | How to Create Hygge with Lighting

Posted by on Oct 24, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | How to Create Hygge with Lighting
Hygge, pronounced “hue-gah,” is the Danish concept of coziness, comfort, and simple pleasures. It’s the feeling you get when curling up with a good book next to a crackling fire, or sharing a delicious candlelit meal with loved ones, or slipping into a toasty sweater and socks on a chilly autumn night. And while hygge can be achieved in myriad ways, any Dane will tell you that one of the most important factors for creating a hyggelit environment is the right lighting. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | American-Made Gooseneck Lights a Top Choice for Builders

Posted by on Oct 22, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | American-Made Gooseneck Lights a Top Choice for Builders
Why do architects, designers, and builders choose Barn Light Electric over other companies? For Nathan Anderson, contractor and owner of Rebuild the Block in Phoenix, Arizona, the quality and customizing options bring him back again and again. “The durability of construction is a key factor for exterior lighting, and we have always been drawn to the simplicity that comes with many of the Barn Light Electric lights,” Nathan says. “Barn Light has so many great options to choose from and, given that their products are produced here in the states, it definitely helps when you need to speak with someone about a specific light fixture.” ... Read More

High Lumen LED Lighting for Chicago's Wrigley Field Concourse

Posted by on Oct 19, 2018 | 0 comments

High Lumen LED Lighting for Chicago's Wrigley Field Concourse
When Reuben Benjamin founded the Benjamin Electric Manufacturing Company in Chicago in the late 19th century, he probably never imagined that the RLM reflector dome shade he invented would still play an integral role in lighting beloved Wrigley Field more than 100 years later. Benjamin’s RLM lights greatly improved the industrial lighting of that time and served as the inspiration for many of our handcrafted fixtures. When the concourse area at the 104-year-old ballpark needed a lighting update, the designers turned to Barn Light Electric for a vintage-inspired, yet technologically advanced solution. ... Read More

Color Trends | From Vintage to Modern, Green is a Go-To Hue

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 | 0 comments

Color Trends | From Vintage to Modern, Green is a Go-To Hue
Throughout the centuries, the color green has symbolized many things including growth, freshness, harmony, and good luck. Today, green is all that and more, even becoming a movement encouraging us to take better care of our environment. As a design element, green offers more shades than any other color ranging from pale hues reminiscent of spring leaves to deep, rich emerald shades. Today, we’re offering up some green inspiration with customer photos of spaces adorned with Barn Light Electric fixtures. But first a quick review of the six shades of green we offer! ... Read More