Back in the mid 20th century, your friendly neighborhood drugstore was much more than a place to get a prescription filled. With a soda fountain for sweet treats and aisles filled with sundries, the drugstore served as a community gathering spot. And if you were too sick to visit, the pharmacist would even deliver medicines right to your door.(more…)
The term “barn light” has become synonymous with the classic RLM warehouse shade first manufactured back in the 1930s and 40s. Once offered only in vintage green with a standard gooseneck arm, the barn light has evolved to function as much more than a farm light. Thanks to updated styles, finishes, and mountings, barn lights can take on an almost endless variety of looks.(more…)
Turning a 1920s-era garage into a trendy design studio sounds like one of those makeover challenges on TV. But that’s exactly what the team from HighCraft Builders in Old Town Ft. Collins, Colorado, pulled off. The original garage and English Revival cottage-style office were both built in 1929.(more…)
We hear a lot of comments from customers describing what they like best about their new lighting from Barn Light Electric. Things like “superior craftsmanship” and “American-made quality.” But most would agree that their favorite feature is the abundance of customizing options.
Rolling down the tree-lined driveway in the historic Old Eau Gallie District, the house looks like many of the others built 40 years ago in Melbourne, Florida. Passing through the covered entryway however, you soon realize this special place is far from an ordinary coastal cottage.
It seems so easy to just walk into a big box store and grab a light off the shelf for your home.
But what if you have a tight spot where a standard mounting won’t fit? What if you want a color other than black? What if you want American-made quality that won’t fall apart in six months?