Posts Tagged "Up lighting"

Lighting Lingo | Uplighting vs Downlighting

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Lighting Lingo | Uplighting vs Downlighting
If there’s one thing Barn Light Electric offers its customers, it’s options! Dozens of finish colors, cord styles, shade sizes, mounting options, glass colors, and more mean you can customize your new American-made lighting to perfectly suit whatever space needs illuminating. But before you get completely lost in the happiness of jadite vs delphite and chevron cords vs copper stems, let’s take a step back and think about one of the functions of your lighting. Do you need uplighting or downlighting? Both are important and serve specific purposes, and you will find that a combination of both is often best. This is called layering a room using a mix of... Read More

Industrial Styling, Nautical Details Combine for Distinctive Fixture

Posted by on Feb 1, 2013 | 0 comments

Industrial Styling, Nautical Details Combine for Distinctive Fixture
The classic styling of an RLM warehouse shade has long been a popular choice for both residential and commercial lighting venues where a downward focus of light is desirable. Think restaurant tables and retail store displays on the commercial side and kitchen islands and front porches on the residential side. The bowl shape of the warehouse shade keeps the light directed down, not splashing onto the next table or into the neighbor’s front yard. But sometimes you a bit of uplighting add visual interest to a fixture and provides more light to a space. ... Read More

Industrial Influences Transform Modern Sconce Lighting

Posted by on Jun 12, 2010 | 1 comment

Industrial Influences Transform Modern Sconce Lighting
Transforming an ordinary living space from initial start to completion involves a great deal of planning, especially when it comes to genre specific details. For most home and business owners, the decision to follow one specific building or decorating style becomes paramount with the desire to create a cohesive layout throughout the entire project. In order for any decorating project to go off without a hitch, every aspect from furniture to lighting must be addressed. For instance, you would not want to mix the traditional styling of a Dutch Colonial home with a Koi pond, slate floors, and European minimalist furniture from Ikea. As odd as that combination sounds its... Read More