Schoolhouse Gooseneck Lights

Before & After | Vintage-Inspired Lights Help Transform Victorian Home

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 | 0 comments

Before & After | Vintage-Inspired Lights Help Transform Victorian Home
Over the past three years, we have enjoyed the renovation journey shared by our friend Christina on her blog Christina’s Adventures. She and her husband have lovingly transformed their 1902 Victorian near Philadelphia into a warm, bright, and welcoming home that they share with their three young children. Today, we’re taking a look back at some impressive before-and-after photos of three of their rooms. When you see these pictures side by side, you can appreciate not only the vision that Christina had for each space, but the countless hours of work devoted to this labor of love. ... Read More

How To | Pick the Right Gooseneck Arm

Posted by on Dec 5, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Pick the Right Gooseneck Arm
When choosing a gooseneck barn light, one of the most important decisions is not just picking the best shade style for the space, but finding an appropriate gooseneck arm. The gooseneck light mounting — the arm — is a vital part of both the form and function of the fixture. At Barn Light Electric, we craft 30 different arm styles so you can find the very best size and shape for your new gooseneck light. ... Read More

All You Need to Know | Schoolhouse Lighting

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | Schoolhouse Lighting
Born from a passion for the quality of vintage-style lighting, Barn Light Electric embraces the time-honored styles of early 20th century lighting. Our artisans work thoughtfully to maintain the craftsmanship of these designs while incorporating updated materials, finish colors, and dozens of customizing options. The Schoolhouse Lighting Collection is one of our most popular. For many years, schoolhouse lights were simple, hand-blown glass globes crafted to conceal bare bulbs that dangled from a cord. These opaque globes transformed a basic necessity into a design element that added style to public buildings and schoolhouses and eliminated the harsh glare of the... Read More

Gooseneck Lighting Finds a Home Indoors

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 | 0 comments

Gooseneck Lighting Finds a Home Indoors
When you picture a classic gooseneck light, you probably think of it perched on a barn. Or a workshop or above a garage door. Like this beauty… But many people find that gooseneck barn lights are perfectly adaptable for indoor applications as well. These two Maritime Shallow Bowl Gooseneck Lights are a great alternative to pendants over this banquette, and the vivid Orange finish adds a fun pop of color. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Gooseneck Light Offers Vintage Character

Posted by on May 14, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Gooseneck Light Offers Vintage Character
Oh, the lowly powder room. Most often a small space with a token light fixture, the powder room is seen as a quick pit stop rather than a destination for thoughtful design. But Natalie, from My Vintage Porch, had big, beautiful ideas for her small powder room space. “This is a room we wanted to renovate for quite some time, but we needed budget-friendly ideas,” Natalie says. “This space had only builder-grade touches, and we wanted to add more character.” Natalie covered over the tired, striped walls with shiplap and replaced the pedestal sink with, believe it or not, an old record cabinet! ... Read More

High Lumen LED Schoolhouse Lights Debut at Lightfair International

Posted by on May 11, 2018 | 0 comments

High Lumen LED Schoolhouse Lights Debut at Lightfair International
The phrase “Where vintage and modern collide” isn’t just a slogan for our t-shirts here at Barn Light Electric. This phrase describes the passion we have for handcrafting classic styles of lighting while making them fresh and relevant with new materials, finishes, and options Grandma never dreamed of. We’re sharing our passion this week with others in the industry at the annual LIGHTFAIR International trade show taking place in Chicago. It’s been a jam-packed week of meeting old friends and making new ones as we unveil our newest offerings with those in the lighting industry. ... Read More