Saavy interior designers know that the work environment affects not only our mood but also our productivity. When the creative minds at Maison Blue Design Group tackled a remodel for Guided Discoveries, Inc. in San Juan Capistrano, California, they used colorful barn lights to create an uplifting and playful space that embodies the spirit of the science and marine biology camp.
“The client’s main goal was to create a fun office environment that encourages collaboration and creativity,” says Emily Turner, interior designer with Maison Blue. “We wanted to bring the spirit of the camp environment into the business office.” The inspiration... Read More
If you’re on the hunt for indoor lighting, your focus is likely on color and style. But when it comes to outdoor lighting, most people think about durability first. How long will a fixture last when exposed to the sun, wind, rain, snow, and whatever else Mother Nature might dish out?
The front line of defense against the elements is the type of metal used for your lighting. While aluminum and steel are often used in crafting outdoor lighting, you should also consider both copper and brass lighting. Not only do they offer a timeless look, but they require minimal maintenance as they age naturally over time.
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The popularity of industrial design continues to gain momentum. Homeowners can’t seem to get enough of open floor plans and tend to choose décor pieces that focus on function more than style. Exposed duct work and piping serve as design elements, reclaimed wood is repurposed for new uses, and industrial pendants harken back to the days of early 20th century factories and warehouses.
Our collection of American-made Rustic Pendants is chock full of ceiling lights that complement not only an industrial style but farmhouse and nautical spaces too. The latest additions to this collection — Static Ring Pendants — made their debut this week.
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How do you top being Asheville’s first legal brewery since Prohibition, bottling up to 10,000 cases of craft beer per week? You go even higher with a rooftop bar! Our friends at Highland Brewing cut the ribbon on a new open-air space this summer complete with gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and equally beautiful gooseneck barn lights!
Brock Ashburn, of Ashburn Builders, created this new space which sits atop the brewery’s event center. Highland is celebrating its 24th year in Asheville, North Carolina, a city that often lands on Top Ten lists for craft beer fans. The new bar has a rustic industrial feel that, in spite of summertime temps, has... Read More
The words “rustic industrial” can be scary to some customers. They imagine big, bulky, factory lights that seem out of place in a home or retail setting. We’re here to show you that rustic industrial lighting can be absolutely gorgeous! Look no further than Rancho Santana, a five-star resort located on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. Rancho Santana recently added a surf shop to their 2,700-acre community which includes American-made lighting from Barn Light Electric.
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