Over the years, Barn Light Electric has had the pleasure of working with the designers behind some of TV’s best home improvement shows. These experts have seen it all – from the most outdated kitchens in the country to the smallest homes on the globe. The challenges they regularly face have made them true design ninjas, constantly thinking outside the box to serve up creative yet functional designs for their hungry audiences. Below, some of our favorite lessons learned while watching these pros in action.
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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
In last Friday’s post, we visited Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, where a vintage ceiling fan is turning heads at the Main Lake Market. When Alice Szigethy and her husband purchased the property in 2014, it was in dire need of help.
“This site has a rich history beginning in the 1880s when there was a dance hall, restaurant, picnic grounds, and hotel,” Alice explains.” Although closed during the Depression, the site was reopened and, at different times, featured an amusement part, roller rink, and later, a tavern. In the 1960s, a luncheonette called the Windlass opened which grew into a full-service Italian restaurant.
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Much of our inspiration for barn lights comes from the vintage designs of the 1930s and 40s. Porcelain enamel pendants from this era were handcrafted from the highest quality materials available to last for decades.
One of our most popular barn pendant lights is the Ivanhoe® Sinclair Porcelain Pendant. Based on an original RLM warehouse shade, this simple, industrial style pendant features a shallow bowl shade with a rugged porcelain enamel finish.
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Getting pictures from our customers is even more exciting than getting a letter in the mail.
Like a letter written with a pen.
On real paper.
That kind of exciting.
Whenever I see an email pop into my inbox, I often glance at the file size even before I glance at the sender. Those 15 and 20-megabyte messages are guaranteed to hold treasure!
Today’s treasure came, not in an email, but from our Facebook page, which is another great source of photographic treasures. Our friend Judd at Salem Woodworks in Plymouth, Michigan, shared this pic of his new, solid cherry harvest table topped by our Mercury 8-Light Chandelier. With eight guard-and-glass fixtures on an... Read More