Spring is a busy time here at Barn Light Electric as people emerge from the winter doldrums and get motivated to work on home renovation projects. In our business, spring also means it’s time for the annual LIGHTFAIR International Conference which brings together the industry’s leading manufacturers to talk lights, announce new products, and showcase the latest technologies.
The hot topic this year is LED lighting according to our crack team of barn light experts who descended upon the Javits Center in New York City for this year’s show.
“We had a steady flow of traffic on Day 1,” says Melanie, East Coast Commercial Sales Manager... Read More
While we absolutely love when customers share pohtos of their projects with us, it’s even better when we get to revisit with old friends as they tackle new projects.
Long-time readers of the blog may remember Amy Jacobs and the Bradford Avenue home she renovated back in 2011. Amy took that home from a water-damaged nightmare to a cozy, lived-in, rustic space with lots of texture and plenty of vintage industrial lighting.
Amy sold the Bradford Avenue house to her sister and moved into a new home in a neighborhood near the popular 12th Avenue South area in Nashville. Reconnecting with contractor Brad Skipper, Amy has created yet another showstopper of a home,... Read More
We follow a lot of blogs here at Barn Light Electric and one of our favs is Design Sponge. In yesterday’s D*S post on pendant lighting, Grace Bonney wrote, “When it comes to making your house feel like a home, the best investment you can make is in pieces that will remain timeless.”
We couldn’t agree more! Some of the most timeless styles of lighting can be found in our Porcelain Enamel Collection of barn lights. We have taken many of the classic designs from companies like Goodrich®, Ivanhoe®, and Benjamin®, and updated them with a wide range of finish colors and options like cotton cords, wire cages, and cast guards to provide customers... Read More
In one of the final episodes of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” Barn Light Electric was proud to supply two gorgeous porcelain gooseneck barn lights as a stunning accent for a little girl’s Texas bedroom. Shown here are the Goodrich® Esso Porcelain Gooseneck lights in a delightful Yellow finish. The Esso comes in both 8″ and 10″ sizes and a rainbow of porcelain enamel finish colors. Perhaps Cherry Red or creamy Jadite would suit your style, or if you want something more subtle, consider Graphite or Bronze.
Porcelain enamel lighting was once a staple of the American lighting scene. You can often find porcelain fixtures that were crafted... Read More
We’re saying so-long to Pumpkin Spice Lattes and welcoming Santa’s White Christmas with open arms! Fall and winter are the prime months for lounging at local coffee shops, so why not bring some coffee bar charm into your own home? Your kitchen bar is the prime real-estate for industrial bar décor, and this Style Me Sunday’s style board will show you how to make the posh transformation!
Square Black Subway Tiles, Chalkboard Walls and Custom Wood Countertops make the perfect backdrop for your home bar. For your coffee bar furniture, look for industrial and galvanized accessories like these Industrial Factory Stools to coordinate with your Keurig Breville.
Our new... Read More
Sugar and spice…Makes a great combination for snicker doodles, ciders, and holiday potpourri. But what about living rooms designs? This is the perfect time of year to play around with warm hues and sprinkling white accents keeps the design fresh and relevant.
For this styleboard, neutral basics like the Toss the Bouquet metallic wallpaper, the Florence Style Sofa in Chocolate Brown Wool sofa and the Vintage Curved Leg Table in polished brass create the ideal foundation.
Now it’s time to spice it up! If you find wallpaper a daunting prospect, why not incorporate cinnamon or nutmeg hues with a new coat of paint? Mustard may not be everyone’s favorite... Read More