The new year is swiftly approaching, which means it’s time to make some resolutions for 2014. If you’re simply stumped on what to do, how about making the resolution to purchase quality, American-made lighting! With the help of our staff and friends, we picked 12 of our favorite products to go alone with our 12 Day Holiday Sale!
View our selection of American-made goods after the jump…
Our Downtown Minimalist Pendants may be happiness in pendant form, but they have also caught the eye of our interior designer friend, Veronica Valencia. They are “…bold, beautiful & adorable!” She wrote in her blog post, “These colorful... Read More
You’re driving down the road and something red catches your eye. That pesky red hue that Sir Isaac Newton placed at the very beginning of the color spectrum when he first described it back in the 17th century grabs your attention every time. That’s why fire engines, stop signs, and certain poisonous critters bear the color red. It screams, “Look at me and pay attention!” It’s no wonder so many business use red in their exterior color schemes.
Adjacent to a bustling roadway, this modest strip mall needed a way to make people slow down and take a look. The developer chose bright red sign lighting with arching gooseneck arms that adds a... Read More
Saavy business owners spend a good deal of time not only monitoring what goes on inside their doors but on what is happening right outside. After all, if you own a brick-and-mortar business and no one slows down to take notice of it, your cash registers will remain silent. Attractive landscaping, prominent signage, and salient lighting are all important factors in getting people through your front door.
Gooseneck sign lighting is a great way to highlight the many facets of your business exterior including signs, walkways, and landscaping features. These examples show the many ways gooseneck arms can be used and how important your choice of a gooseneck arm can be.... Read More
Ever since the Cherokee Indians settled in Black Mountain, North Carolina more than 10,000 years ago, folks have been journeying to this quaint town nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains of western North Carolina seeking rejuvenation in the fresh mountain air. Surrounded by the stunning scenery of the Swannanoa Valley, thousands of tourists enjoy hiking, golfing, and the variety of festivals that are held here each year.
Opportunities for exercise are plentiful and the Black Mountain Yoga Center is one place that offers the benefits of strength, flexibility, and balance to one and all. Located in the heart of downtown, visitors to the Yoga Center are welcomed by this group... Read More
When you think of using angle shade gooseneck lights, an exterior application often comes to mind. These are wonderful fixtures for lighting up the outside of homes, commercial building fronts, over awnings, or for signage. But this clever homeowner brings a mini version of the gooseneck shade indoors where it adds an unusually delicate touch to this rustic bathroom.
Using an old window frame minus the glass, two mirrors are inserted into the center squares for use over the sink. The miniature lights, very similar to Barn Light Electric’s Mini Emblem Shade, are angled to throw a bit of light where its needed and add the perfect vintage touch to this bucolic... Read More
How does an interior designer use barn lighting to transform a smoothie shop into a trendy, yet casually inviting vegetarian restaurant? Sasha Lanka of Sasha Lanka Design, who recently took the reins of this remodel project in Asheville, North Carolina, tells us how.
Q: What was your design direction for plant?
A: This was an extensive remodel. The building needed a lot of work, but it’s in a great location. I wanted to do something a little New York-inspired but also casual and comfortable.
Q: How important was the lighting for this project?
A: One of my goals was for the lighting to be a key design feature of the project. Choosing great lighting can make such an... Read More