Commercial Lighting

High Lumen LED Lighting for Chicago's Wrigley Field Concourse

Posted by on Oct 19, 2018 | 0 comments

High Lumen LED Lighting for Chicago's Wrigley Field Concourse
When Reuben Benjamin founded the Benjamin Electric Manufacturing Company in Chicago in the late 19th century, he probably never imagined that the RLM reflector dome shade he invented would still play an integral role in lighting beloved Wrigley Field more than 100 years later. Benjamin’s RLM lights greatly improved the industrial lighting of that time and served as the inspiration for many of our handcrafted fixtures. When the concourse area at the 104-year-old ballpark needed a lighting update, the designers turned to Barn Light Electric for a vintage-inspired, yet technologically advanced solution. ... Read More

Color Trends | From Vintage to Modern, Green is a Go-To Hue

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 | 0 comments

Color Trends | From Vintage to Modern, Green is a Go-To Hue
Throughout the centuries, the color green has symbolized many things including growth, freshness, harmony, and good luck. Today, green is all that and more, even becoming a movement encouraging us to take better care of our environment. As a design element, green offers more shades than any other color ranging from pale hues reminiscent of spring leaves to deep, rich emerald shades. Today, we’re offering up some green inspiration with customer photos of spaces adorned with Barn Light Electric fixtures. But first a quick review of the six shades of green we offer! ... Read More

Nautical-Style Lighting Adds Coastal Vibe to Any Location

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 | 0 comments

Nautical-Style Lighting Adds Coastal Vibe to Any Location
If you love the laid-back, casual style of the coast but live too far for full immersion, don’t despair. Bringing the spirit of the beach to your home is easy with nautical-style lighting from Barn Light Electric. Inspired by the nautical lights once installed on ships and dockside, our collection of nautical fixtures feature rugged industrial guard-and-glass designs. This feature not only offers the aesthetic you seek but protects the bulb within. From compact wall sconces and bulkhead lights to larger chandeliers, these American-made nautical lights will have you feeling the beach vibe in no time! ... Read More

Commercial Restaurant Lighting Served Up With Side of Custom Style

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 | 0 comments

Commercial Restaurant Lighting Served Up With Side of Custom Style
The restaurant business is a uniquely competitive industry where owners must create a space offering amazing food, attentive service, and an atmosphere that makes customers return again and again. Biscuitville Fresh Southern® is a family-owned chain of quick-service restaurants that specializes in freshly made breakfast and lunch foods. These spots not only serve up some incredible Southern-inspired fare, but the owners chose stylish barn lighting to lend a distinctive look to their restaurants. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Lively Wall Sconces Add Flexibility, Dimension to Asheville Brewery

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Lively Wall Sconces Add Flexibility, Dimension to Asheville Brewery
Choosing lighting for a commercial space, be it a restaurant, office, or retail store, can be tricky. Not only are functionality and efficiency important, but finding fixtures that complement the company image is also critical. When interior designer Emily Richter, of EKR Design, was called in to help choose lighting for One World Brewing in Asheville, North Carolina, she was challenged to find fixtures that worked with the existing building but also reflected the owner’s taste and company branding. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Lighting Adds Color, Retro Feel to Historic Building

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Lighting Adds Color, Retro Feel to Historic Building
If you’ve never tried the seemingly unusual pairing of chicken and waffles, then add King Daddy’s to your bucket list. Located in Asheville, North Carolina, King Daddy’s delights locals and tourists alike with fluffy waffles topped with tasty chicken. Julie Stehling and her husband John opened the restaurant four years ago in the historic Mardis Building in west Asheville. “Our entire building was remodeled as part of a historic redevelopment,” Julie says. “It was originally built in 1925, and, over the years, our space housed a cafe, a furniture store, and an appliance store.” As the couple worked on the renovation, they... Read More