What keeps a customer coming back to the same company time and time again? For Mary Ann, of Will County, Illinois, Barn Light Electric’s combination of American-made quality and the wide array of customizing options can’t be beat.
“The quality of the lights and the choices are exceptional with the design elements that we like,” Mary Ann says. “It appeals to our Americana spirit.” A long-time customer, Mary Ann first purchased barn lights for a pole barn she built back in 2010.
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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
The mud room gets no respect. A completely utilitarian space, the mud room functions to simply accept our dirty, wet boots and jackets while we head off to more comfortable, cleaner spaces in the home. When Beth set out to remodel her mudroom, practicality was certainly in mind, but because her space is visible from both the den and kitchen, she hoped to make the space visually appealing as well.
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Last week we visited with Kirsten Grove, of the blog Simply Grove, as she revealed the transformation of her living room that included a Downtown Minimalist Brass Adjustable Wall Sconce near the fireplace. Today, Kirsten shares the remodel of her master bedroom where a modern brass chandelier adds interest to the mostly white space.
“When we first walked into this room, it felt dark and lonely,” Kirsten says. “I wanted to make the room come to life so naturally we painted everything white and textured the ceiling to get rid of the popcorn.” The house has strong bones and is a mid-century masterpiece, and Kirsten plans to stay true to the... Read More
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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