In the seaside town of Sag Harbor, decorator Natasha Esch and her husband, Matthew Coffin, have painstakingly restored and renovated an historic 19th-century storefront building. Using a mix of rustic wood and industrial metal decor, the pair created a stunning environment for Esch’s penchant toward European midcentury design. A variety of midcentury chairs dot the open floor plan featuring refinished oak flooring and, in the soaring space above, rustic posts and beams recycled from an old barn add warmth and a sense of strength.
Hanging from those beams and focusing light directly below are hefty, deep bowl pendants much like our Ivanhoe® Wilcox Deep Bowl... Read More
Owning a successful business means putting your merchandise or services in the best possible light. That does not translate into simply flooding your space with as much wattage as you can afford.
Whether you own a retail boutique, a casual eatery, or an office supply store, your commercial lighting plan should help customers maneuver safely through your establishment while easily taking in all you have to offer in an inviting atmosphere.
Commercial lighting must also be durable, energy efficient, and long lasting. Porcelain enamel lighting fills all three of these requirements plus it comes with a wide range of customizing options to complement any brand.
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So now that you are familiar with all the wonderful characteristics of porcelain enamel lighting, you’ve decided to take the plunge! As one of the hardest and longest lasting finishes you can buy, porcelain enamel is the best choice for exterior lighting, but that oh-so-shiny surface makes it stylish enough for indoor applications too. But how do you decide which fixture is right for your space? Look no further than Barn Light Electric’s Pinterest boards for inspiration!
There you can find all sorts of lights collected on boards categorized by color, room, and design. For example, if your garage could use some task lighting, check out our Home Exteriors and... Read More
As we approach the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s deadly rush onto the New York and New Jersey coastlines, we are hearing more about rebuilding efforts as residents pick up the pieces, sort out the insurance paperwork, and, in many cases, rebuild. One of our Featured Customers owns a vacation home in Ship Bottom, New Jersey, on Long Beach Island which saw 16″ of water in the interior during the height of the storm. Erica and her husband had to start from scratch in renovating their space.
With new sheet rock, fresh paint, and furniture in place, the couple turned their efforts to new lighting. In the dining room, the couple chose a Barn Light... Read More
So you know all about the power of porcelain enamel — it’s super shiny, highly durable, and is easy to keep clean. It will never fade even in direct sun, and the coating of porcelain enamel glass over the steel shade prevents corrosion. When compared to other finish options for lighting fixtures, it’s hard to beat porcelain. And while we offer a beautiful palette of colors to choose from in our line of porcelain enamel lighting, perhaps you’re looking for something with a little more personality than a solid color.
Two of our most popular porcelain fixtures — the Ivanhoe® Sinclair and the Ivanhoe® Conoco — are both available with a... Read More