You finally hit pay dirt in the endless search for the perfect piece of furniture, but when you maneuver that new couch into position, it suddenly hits you that the wall color is all wrong. And so it goes with remodeling.
Jesi, author of the Kids, Clutter and Chaos blog, purchased a 1950s-style diner booth off Craigslist only to find that her old ceiling pendant did not match her new retro style. Her online search for a new fixture led to Barn Light Electric where she fell in love with the Sydney Cord Hung Pendant.Read More
In a previous post, we visited a secluded Vermont cabin tucked away on a winding path where architect Joan Heaton created a cozy yet light-filled cabin for her clients. Even with high ceilings and plenty of windows, Heaton knew lighting the 600-square-foot cabin was critical especially in winter. She chose the 12″ Original™ Warehouse Pendant in a Galvanized finish for the living area which features warm pickled pine paneling and a natural pine ceiling.Read More
Studies have shown that a well-designed office space is one of the most cost-effective ways to increase worker productivity. When the good folks at Hattery, an ideas and innovation lab in San Francisco, decided their space needed more flexibility for their fast-paced environment, they turned to Celsa Dockstader, their Studio Design Coordinator to spearhead the changes. We spoke with Celsa about how her choice of barn pendant lighting played into the overall design.Read More
With the 2013 Kentucky Derby in the books and the Preakness set for this weekend, even casual observers of horse racing are getting excited about the annual Triple Crown hype. Few, however, consider what happens after a thoroughbred finishes a racing career. Luckily, people like today’s Featured Customer make it their life’s work to help these horses find new homes when they are no longer able to race. Allie recently completed the construction of a new barn in the heart of North Carolina’s horse country.Read More
With spring in full swing now, you may have succumbed to a case of remodeling fever. It’s quite easy to catch once you throw open the windows to a warm breeze and dust off the patio furniture in anticipation of backyard cookouts to come.
But perhaps your budget has other ideas. An easy way to add new life to your home decor without breaking the bank is to consider the details in your home. A simple thing like switching up your hardware is one way to change the look of your space and it doesn’t require professional help! Adding new drawer pulls in the kitchen or a new toiletry shelf in the guest bath might be just the thing to satisfy your need for a new look.Read More