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Featured Customer | Barn Lighting Right at Home Down on the Farm

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lighting Right at Home Down on the Farm
Our Instagram feed is a wonderful source of inspiration to many, and we love seeing photos posted by our customers every day. Carrie, from Cullman, Alabama, has been sharing photos and tagging us in her posts @OurFeatheredFarmhouse for several years now as she and her family built their dream home. “Chad and I began dating in high school and dreamed of raising a family on a farm,” Carrie says. “Almost 20 years and three kids later, we made our dreams a reality when we bought 40 acres we now call home.” ... Read More

Featured Customer | Copper Pendants Add Warmth to Dining Room Updates

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Copper Pendants Add Warmth to Dining Room Updates
Most remodeling plans focus on updates — bringing colors, appliances, fixtures, and furniture into a more modern age. For Ben, of Concord, Massachusetts, the complete remodel of his dining/kitchen area included a new Viking range and wainscoting plus new windows and insulation. The final touch came down to lighting where he looked for something with a bit of history. “We wanted something American made that had the farmhouse feel,” Ben says. “But we wanted functional, not fussy, and something that would age well.” He checked off all the boxes when he found the Barn Light Benjamin Industrial Pendant. Ben chose a classic Raw Copper finish on... Read More

Guest Blogger | Home Office Design to Suit Your Work Style

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Home Office Design to Suit Your Work Style
The workforce is evolving, with more people working from home than ever before. In fact, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely in 2016. With more adults than ever working from their homes (and I’m one of them!), it’s become increasingly important to have a home office from which you can conduct business, be productive, and get inspired (even real estate professionals have noticed an increased demand for home office space among buyers). Here’s how to create a functional and stylish home office of your own: ... Read More

Behind the Scenes | Quality Control Team Keeps Close Eye on Thousands of Parts

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes | Quality Control Team Keeps Close Eye on Thousands of Parts
With a practiced touch, Pam runs her fingers around the rim of a large, aluminum light shade. She’s feeling, and looking, for any imperfections in the piece before sending it on to inventory. Pam has worked in quality control for more than 15 years; the last five with Barn Light Electric. “We check the raw parts as they come out of the machine shop,” Pam explains. “We’re looking for dents or imperfections, and we check that the rims are closed. We also measure to make sure the dimensions are correct and the holes are the right size.” ... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Lighting Favored by Long-Time Customer

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Lighting Favored by Long-Time Customer
Back in early 2012, Erika and her husband Scott were searching for lighting for their home in Celebration, Florida. They’d heard about a lighting company called Barn Light Electric in Titusville, a small town just east of them on the Space Coast. They drove over to check it out. “We were renovating our kitchen at the time, and we wanted to see the lamps in person,” Erika says. “I think that’s when we fell in love.” A Barn Light team member explained how the lights were hand spun on a lathe just like industrial lighting was crafted in the early 20th century. Erika and her husband, both engineers, were fascinated by the process and... Read More