schoolhouse vanity lights

Featured Customer | Easy-to-Customize Schoolhouse Wall Sconces

We see dozens of photos each week from customers who share their spaces with us on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. Lately we’ve spotted, dare we say, a trend in bathroom lighting.

Schoolhouse lights — classic fixtures first made popular in the 1930s when bare bulbs were tucked behind opaque glass globes — seem to be popping up in bathrooms more and more.
(more…)

schoolhouse lighting

Q & A | Kitchen Reno Blends Vintage, Modern Details

If you’re a dedicated follower of the Barn Light Electric blog (we have great photos and plenty of inspiration!), you probably remember this post featuring a stunning bathroom renovation.

Amy, who writes the blog My Life From Home, was the master behind that eye-popping wall paper and gorgeous copper gooseneck lighting. Amy recently moved and has begun another round of renovations at her new place. We chat with her today about her latest project — her kitchen.
(more…)

farmhouse kitchen lighting

How To | Light Up the Kitchen Sink with Pendants, Gooseneck Lights & More

The kitchen is almost always the heart of a home. It serves as a multipurpose space for making meals, doing homework, gathering with family, entertaining friends, and enjoying quiet moments. Kitchen lighting must satisfy a variety of needs and often includes both task lighting and decorative lighting.
(more…)

modern pendant lighting

Guest Blogger | One Blake Soho Pendant, Three Different Styles

A few months ago, I kicked off a fun series where I choose one Barn Light Electric fixture and style it three different ways to illustrate the endless versatility of a well-made light.

In that first post, I featured just three of the many different ways the classic Schoolhouse Brass Stem Mount Light can be used to create distinct and unique spaces.
(more…)