With three miles of uninterrupted public beaches, salt marshes teeming with birds, diverse cuisine, and plenty of casual nightlife, our recent foray onto Tybee Island, just over the bridge from Savannah, Georgia, held plenty of distractions for our photographer Lauren, and her able assistant Julie. The pair were focused, however, on capturing images of some of our newest wall sconces, nautical style chandeliers, and other items for our upcoming Summer catalog.
The girls were delighted to collaborate with Diane of Mermaid Cottages who graciously allowed them to use several of her cottages for the shoot along with New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews who... Read More
The Irish playwright Oscar Wilde once said, “The optimist sees the donut, the pessimist sees the hole.” He could very well have been standing in front of a dilapidated old barn when he uttered this famous quote. Upon seeing a run down, rotting structure, most people would dial the closest demolition crew and simply start over. But luckily there are people in the world who have a special eye for potential. Our good friend Pete Cooper of Spring Creek Design in Pennsylvania is one of these people. When his firm was hired to save a dilapidated old barn and turn it into a finished living space, he jumped right into the project.
“The owners of the barn were... Read More
In September 2011, a fire broke out in a 150-year-old building that housed a hotel, bar, and Frank M. Booth, Inc. Water damage was significant for this 100-year-old company so the owners decided to remodel. As the structure was torn apart, they noticed large, hand-hewn columns that were part of the original building — a carriage-making shop built in the 1860s. Some of the columns still had large metal rings where horses would be tied in the shop.
“With all this history popping up, we knew had to incorporate that into the new design with an industrial warehouse feel,” explains Mary Langsdorf, who spearheaded the remodeling efforts. Those efforts were... Read More
Discovered on a recent Southern Living feature titled: “80 Tasty Kitchens,” two kitchen pendants caught our eye. Quietly dropping down from the ceiling are two lights resembling a Barn Light Chestnut Pendant and The Mig Retro Steel Pendant.
It’s easy to see why this spicy mix of color and decor was added to the list. Southern Living highlighted these rooms for their creative and inspirational designs. Bold colors and clean, crisp cabinetry combine with country styling to produce a space worthy of entertaining.
As you can see in the picture above, each pendant serves its own functional purpose. During the day, light easily bounces around the room and... Read More