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…)
Remodeling an older home with a more modern layout and flow is a challenge. Many homeowners choose a gut-to-the-studs approach for the ease of starting over with a clean slate.
When Merima began planning the remodel of her 95-year-old home in the Georgetown historic district of Wilton, Connecticut, she managed to open the layout while still embracing the character of the home.
The minimalist mantra of “less is more” aptly describes Barn Light Electric’s collection of modern lighting. Whether you need lights for a small space or just love the sleek, streamlined look of modern fixtures, you won’t have to compromise on style, color, or even drama with these handcrafted lights!
As an interior designer and the mom of two young children, Maggie Natarelli loves creating spaces that aren’t too fussy and feel accessible yet are beautiful and lasting.
“Young parents deserve good design too!” Maggie says. Based in New York, she recently worked with a family with three-year-old and five-year-old girls. Everything in the home is kid friendly and there are no spaces off limits to the children.
You may regard the time standing at the bathroom sink as minimal. But those minutes are oh so important as we prepare ourselves to greet each day and as we wind down each night.