Thanks to this year’s pandemic, many people find themselves working from home with most scrambling to carve out office space at the kitchen counter or the dining room table.
Others have had the pleasure of working from home pre-pandemic including Marke and Kimberly of Denver, Colorado. They combined their home and work spaces into a “creative ecosystem with separate but complementary parts: the house, shop, and outdoor spaces.” (more…)
When Scot started construction on his new home in Dogue, Virginia, he remembered an ad for Barn Light Electric that he saw in a magazine at the dentist’s office. The Florida-based company and its tagline — Where Vintage and Modern Collide — stuck with him. (more…)
One of the many things that sets Barn Light Electric apart from other lighting companies is the abundance of ways our lighting can be customized.
It’s the main reason Natasha comes back again and again to find lighting for the projects she and husband Bryon create with their firm Modern Cottage. Located in Kirkland, Washington, the duo design, build, market, and remodel cottages that blend historical features with updated designs and finishes. (more…)
When designer Meredith Kleinman started an extensive exterior remodel for a client in the Mt. Washington neighborhood in Los Angeles, her client mentioned the desire for a Scandinavian feel.
“I associate Scandinavian design as having lots of light wood with solid color accents, so I immediately thought of Barn Light Electric for its true colors and clean, simple look,” Meredith says. “I also really liked the idea of a true red against a backdrop of the muted gray/blue house color we chose to do.” (more…)
Designing with color can be scary. Adding magenta, chartreuse, or cobalt blue to a space can seem so bold. And loud. That’s why many opt for safter, quieter neutrals like black, white, and cream. (more…)
As we enter into the final stretch of February, one thing is certain — spring is right around the corner!
For some, spring means endless cleaning, but for others, it means more time enjoying our outdoor spaces. And while our neighbors in Canada may have to wait a bit longer for warm weather to arrive, one friend in Calgary, Alberta, is ready to soak in every moment. (more…)