Fifty years ago today, 20 million Americans coast to coast took to the streets, college campuses, parks, and assembly halls to demonstrate for a healthier, more sustainable environment. The first Earth Day in 1970 launched the modern environmental movement and is touted as the planet’s largest civic event.(more…)
The corporate break room has come a long way since workers simply gathered around a water cooler for a quick chat and drink. Today, businesses often provide dedicated spaces with comfy furniture, TVs, and refrigerators stocked with goodies.(more…)
Turning a 1920s-era garage into a trendy design studio sounds like one of those makeover challenges on TV. But that’s exactly what the team from HighCraft Builders in Old Town Ft. Collins, Colorado, pulled off. The original garage and English Revival cottage-style office were both built in 1929.(more…)
Stephanie Hunt, of Flairhunter Interior Design , is a big fan of Barn Light Electric and has used our handcrafted, American-made lights in residential and retail spaces for years. Her most recent project gave her the opportunity to put her stamp of creativity in an office environment for the first time.(more…)
Going to the dentist strikes fear in the heart of many adults. For kids, the fear can be even greater thanks to the uncertainty of what exactly will happen in that big scary chair!
When designer Terrie Day of Allure With Decor was approached about remodeling a pediatric dentist office in Medford, Oregon, she wanted to create a space where kids could feel at ease and even have some fun.
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…)