Mixing design styles can be tricky. Too much color, a hodgepodge of furniture, or too many competing patterns can make a space visually cluttered. But under the talented touch of an interior designer, mixing design elements can create a space that is not only attractive but cohesive, intentional, and personal.Read More »
When Bill and Molly started planning their dream home in Centerville, Iowa, they relied on family to get it done right. Molly’s father, owner of Pierson Building, served as general contractor, and when it came time to choose lights, Molly’s mother, Janna, recommended the couple check out Barn Light Electric.Read More »
When the Achatz family started the expansion of their bakery in the Shelby Township of Metro Detroit, they wanted to create a comfortable and homey feel to the space.
“We have seven locations of the Achatz Handmade Pie Company, and this was a very extensive remodel where we expanded the store by about 1,000 feet,” says Rachel Achatz, director of retail sales. “My parents started the company in 1993 so I’ve been a dishwasher, baker, pie specialist, accountant, you name it!”Read More »
Here at Barn Light Electric, our artisans always look for ways to kick things up a notch. Like taking a vintage-inspired shade like The Original™ and adding some industrial style with a chain-hung mounting. Or using the deep bowl shade of the Wilcox as a canvas for the unique drip-paint technique of our Pollock Collection.Read More »
Although we’re just dipping our toes into the fall season, the buzz is already beginning about what’s hot and what’s not for 2023. One design trend that shows no sign of fading is the use of wallpaper. Not only is wallpaper an attractive way to add color or to hide imperfections on a surface, but new types of wall coverings are being introduced including recycled paper, bamboo, and straw.Read More »
It took more than 20 years, but Carlyne finally took the plunge and replaced her front door with the Dutch door she always wanted. Her main concern had been the security of the door, but not only does each half feature a deadbolt lock, but the halves are secured together with another heavy-duty lock.Read More »