Like many craft brewers, Sherry Stead got her start with a home brew kit. For almost 20 years, Sherry tinkered with her home brew recipes much to the delight of her family and friends in Homer, Alaska. Last May, Sherry and her family realized their dream of opening a local brewery which includes an industrial styled tasting room.
“The Grace Ridge Brewing tasting room is located in a new building,” Sherry says. “I wanted to create an industrial look that used metal and wood with a retro feel.” Because the tasting room has a very tall ceiling, Sherry searched for industrial pendant lights to accent the space.
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While some homeowners know exactly what they want for kitchen lighting, Julio landed on the other end of the spectrum. A retired electrician, he knew exactly what he did NOT want — high hats, track lights, and fluorescents topped his list.
“We wanted something totally different,” the Greenville, South Carolina, homeowner explains. Searching online, he found a few goosenecks that piqued his interest. When he came across Barn Light Electric, he was delighted with the array of choices, customizing options, and American-made quality of these fixtures.
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While those who live in the oft-rainy city of Vancouver, Canada, may get used to the gloominess of the weather, that doesn’t mean they embrace it in their everyday environments. The design team from Mak Interiors in Vancouver recently infused a shared office space with colorful industrial barn lights to create a happy space for the freelancers and entrepreneurs who work there each day.
“We went for a very eclectic style, a modern-meets-industrial chic,” says Sabrina Chammas, creative director at L’Atelier. “Our members have the option to reserve a desk on a monthly basis or just buy time passes to access certain parts of our space.”... Read More
The word “remodel” strikes fear in the hearts of many. The process conjures up images of life interrupted with sawdust, plastic drop covers, and the smell of paint. Lighting updates, however, are one of the easiest changes you can make — often with dramatic results.
Today’s featured customer, Jennifer from Toronto, has been slowly updating her home for two years and recently turned her efforts to the exterior lighting.
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The recent wave of hot weather on the East coast had me thinking that an escape to the cool mountains would be in order. Steamboat Springs is a popular wintertime destination with the ski crowd, but the Rockies are enticing any time of the year with warm-weather activities like rodeos, white water rafting, and hot air balloon rides to enjoy.
Tucked away in this northwest corner of Colorado, today’s Featured Customer built the vacation home of his dreams so that he and his family could enjoy the area year-round. Featuring a classic barn style with stacked stone and rustic wood siding, the new home was perfectly suited for American-made porcelain barn... Read More