Remodeling projects are akin to a game of dominoes. A fresh coat of paint in the kitchen suddenly makes the adjacent dining room look tired. Then with fresh paint on those walls, the lighting that the builder spent 20 seconds picking out looks more dated than ever. And so it goes.(more…)
A wise builder once said that renovating a home is much like watching sausage being made. It can be a grinding, cringe-worthy process with lots of lessons learned, but the end result is oh, so satisfying!(more…)
What to do when you live in a garrison-style home but would love a modern farmhouse instead? Tear it down and start over? Move?
Megan faced this dilemma, and though she loved many things about her home and neighborhood, she had three requirements for staying put.
It all started with The Original™ — this iconic warehouse shade represents decades of classic style and has been one of Barn Light Electric’s most popular shades for years. The Original™ was inspired by the gas station lights of the early 20th century, but is now found in almost every setting from traditional farmhouses and urban lofts to breweries and high-rise conference rooms. (more…)
When your home is pushing 50 years old, remodeling projects become a way of life. For Lori-Ann and John, renovations on their 1970 single-level home, located in British Columbia, Canada, have included the kitchen, living and dining areas, bathrooms, and the mud room. (more…)
There’s nothing worse than trying to find your way down a dark hallway.
Often seen as nothing more than transitional spaces between rooms, hallways are routinely overlooked when it comes to lighting. Our customers, however, have shown us that thoughtful lighting choices lend both style and safety to these paths. Today, we’re shining the spotlight on some of our favorite hallways!