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
When Amy and her family moved into their new farmhouse in Hudson, Wisconsin, they loved its rustic “Fixer Upper” style. And while most everything was perfect, Amy was not happy with the small and unappealing outdoor lights installed on the porch.
“We wanted to make more of a statement with our lighting,” Amy says. “The builder ones were rather nondescript.”
The home’s palette is very neutral with lots of natural textures thrown in. Amy searched for more of a classic look as she browsed for new lighting. She spends a lot of time on Pinterest and saved many photos of barn style lighting.
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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
Homeowners spend an abundance of time and money sprucing up their landscaping, outdoor lighting, paint, and furniture — all on the front side of the house. But how much time and effort do we spend on the back side?
Kim and Scott have been renovating their home for the last three years and the back side of their house demanded a complete overhaul. They have blogged about their ongoing efforts on Yellow Brick Home.
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We love revisiting with pros who have used our lighting in the past, and today, we catch up with Elizabeth Basso of Basso Interiors out in Colorado. We featured Elizabeth back in 2012 in this blog post where she chose a bold barn pendant for bathroom lighting.
“I love designing bathrooms,” Elizabeth says. “I like thinking of them from start to finish and making them user friendly and on budget!”
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