Although most of us are aware that light pollution washes out the night sky and wastes energy, did you know that excessive light at night can interrupt circadian rhythms and mess with our melatonin levels?(more…)
The past few weeks have seen a dramatic chain of events unfold as the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here in America, we are urged to stay home and practice social distancing when out. While being stuck at home might seem harsh, especially if kids are involved, we’re focusing on the positive. It’s spring, the season of rebirth, and a great time to consider how to renew and refresh our home spaces.(more…)
We’ve seen a lot of barns over the years. Everything from two stalls to 20 stalls and working barns to man-cave barns all made even more beautiful with our American-made lighting.
One of our newest favorite barns comes from the talented folks at Houses & Barns by John Libby. With an in-house architect, designer, and plenty of timber framers, this crew creates barns with an eye toward timeless design and quality construction meant to last.(more…)
Although Maryland is one of the smallest states in the Union, there is plenty of geographical diversity packed within its borders. From the shores of the Atlantic in Ocean City, up the Chesapeake Bay to Annapolis and Baltimore, to the grandeur of Appalachia in the western regions, anyone can find their happy place in Maryland.(more…)
The term “spec home” conjures up all sorts of images. Not all of them are good. Some builders opt for the cheapest flooring, cabinetry, lighting, and other materials in order to boost the bottom line.(more…)
Nothing makes our hearts melt more than a beautiful barn decked out with classic gooseneck lights. So you can imagine the excitement when Barn Light Electric fixtures were chosen to accent a gorgeous, 3,000-square-foot barn in Virginia.(more…)