Charles Baxter wittily noted, “Forget art. Put your trust in ice cream.” We couldn’t agree more! There’s little more refreshing and comforting than a chilly bowl of ice cream on a warm spring afternoon. With the summer heat wave on the cusp (well, at least for us Floridians!) the very thought of ice cream makes our mouths water. So, why not decorate with fresh home decor that remind us of one of our favorite desserts?Read More
The two stars of A&E’s Flipping Boston series keep viewers entertained each week in their efforts to flip homes for a profit in the tough New England market. One viewer commented that Peter Souhleris and Dave Seymour “bicker like an old married couple” yet their combined talents always seem to pull the team together in the end to make a profit. In last Saturday night’s episode, a pizza shop owned by Pete, aptly called Pete’s-A-Place was nearly destroyed in a fire and the Flipping Boston team turned their design know-how on the renovation. The project, which took place over a short, seven-day time span, featured some new porcelain pendant lighting from Barn Light Electric.Read More
Thus far, 2013 has been a barn burner, if you’ll pardon the expression, here at Barn Light Electric. In just seven short weeks, we’ve launched two new lines of rustic sconces, an entire collection of LED lighting that is loaded with both style and efficiency, extra large warehouse shades perfect for commercial applications, and the lovely Sydney shades which offer a unique uplighting feature.
The Streamline Moderne look has been on everyone’s mind, and in light of this week’s launch of our newest wall sconce collection, we want to show you how to channel this retro-era in your own home. Sleek, horizontal lines and rounded corners are telltale signs of Streamline Moderne and you can often spot them at old-school Greyhound stations and nostalgic diners.
This movement has heavily influenced interior design as well. We were tickled pink when we stumbled across this midcentury atomic-styled home from the Portland Homes and Living blog. The clean, airy feeling of the space that is achieved with the use of white and galvanized appliances and glass accents is still relevant to today’s design tastes.Read More
You asked, so you shall receive! We’ve introduced a treasure trove of new lights over the past month, and everyone has been snatching them up. Good thing is that these handmade American made light fixtures are not limited in quantity, and we can make them to suit your needs. If you like a specific shade, but would prefer it as a pendant light? We can definitely do that with no issue, and even switch the finish up!Read More