Wait…sign lighting? In the same sentence with the word elegance? Isn’t sign lighting just a utilitarian fixture meant for shops, gas stations and restaurants?
With apologies to Lee Corso, not so fast my friend.
Many homeowners have discovered that sign lighting is not only appropriate in a residential setting but can be stylish too. With the expanding numbers of shapes and finishes available, you can follow the lead of today’s Featured Customer and use sign lighting to make a dramatic statement in your home.
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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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Who’s ready for fall entertaining? Here in Florida, we’re used to broiling temps six months out of the year, but much of the country has baked Florida-style this summer. We know many of you are ready to welcome the crisper fall season and a chance to return to outdoor spaces for entertaining.
One of our favorite, long-term customers is Emily from Ohio who was featured on the blog when her gorgeous retro kitchen won first place in our photo contest. Emily moved three years ago and has been slowly renovating her “new” home. Today we check out her amazing back porch where a soothing neutral palette, cozy fireplace, and galvanized fans set... Read More
Take one “sad-looking house” on a farm in Virginia, add in a recent retiree with a great eye and sense of delight, and you get one amazing makeover!
“I have admired Barn Light Electric fixtures for a long time,” says Susan of Lexington, Virginia, “and when it came time to renovate, I bolted to your website for inspiration.” The original understated porch was removed and a new porch was added along with new roofing, vertical siding, a new door and windows plus an addition to the left of the house. With an interest in vintage lighting, Susan chose porcelain enamel fixtures for her new porch — the Benjamin® Seaside Radial Wave... Read More
House flippers are a special breed. Real estate risk takers have a special eye for potential and when they spot a home they think can be refurbished, remodeled, and resold for a profit, they jump on it. In Bend, Oregon, Sarah Phipps has been designing and flipping houses for a long time and is currently venturing into design consultation. On a recent project, she transformed two small mill cottages into modern, updated spaces complete with gooseneck barn lighting.
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