After a long day browsing through every gift shop, attraction, and candy store on the main street in Gatlinburg, there’s nothing like a Texas-sized steak and baked potato to revive you for the evening activities. After all, you know your kids want to ride the Space Needle after dark! While we admit the neon beer sign might catch your eye if you’re hot and tired, we couldn’t help but notice the RLM-inspired warehouse shades beckoning tourists to the front door. These gooseneck barn lights are very much like The Drake Gooseneck Light, a perfect mid-sized shade with all the style of larger warehouse shades. These fixtures provide just the right amount of... Read More
As you ascend the steep grade of Woodfin Street in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, you can’t help but notice the giant graffiti mural of two chickens. These elegant fowl mark the entrance to Chicken Alley, a narrow street lined with brick buildings. Chicken Alley got its name from the chicken processing that took place here decades ago; now it is home to artists’ studios, living spaces, and, according to local legend, the ghost of Dr. Jamie Smith who has been sighted countless times since his untimely death in a barroom confrontation back in 1902. Though we didn’t spot any unusual apparitions the day we visited Chicken Alley, we did find some... Read More
Here at Barn Light Electric we are all on board the Buy American train, but we also love the Buy Local movement. So we were thrilled when one of our favorite locals walked through our doors recently to do a little lighting shopping for warehouse shades. Gregory Daniel is a long-time friend and fabulous portrait photographer here in town. He came into our retail store looking for lighting for his pool and patio area.
“We had been in need of lighting for years but never seemed to find just the right type of lights that we thought would blend in with our relaxed family environment,” Gregory says. “We noticed your beautiful showroom on US1 and wanted to... Read More