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
We’re not supposed to play favorites. But this week, I admit, I have a favorite customer. I first heard about Pat, a customer from Doylestown, Ohio, from a member of our sales team.
“Her project sounds really cool,” he told me, “and definitely blog worthy.” This week, after months of construction, dozens of phone calls and emails about barn lighting, and the hoisting of a customized weather vane in the shape of her beloved dog, Pat’s project is reveal ready.
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We love revisiting customers to see what’s new and, just this week, we crossed paths again with Jocelyn from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Jocelyn was featured in a blog post not once, but twice, way back in 2011 when she and her husband built their new home. Jocelyn confesses to being up late one night browsing the internet looking for unique lighting when she came across the Barn Light Electric website.
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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.
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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