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…)
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…)
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…)
Small New England towns are loaded with history, and Bennington, Vermont, is no exception with its beautiful old churches, historic monuments, and antique stores brimming with vintage treasures.
One historic building is home to a corner store and sandwich shop called the Elm Street Market. When the owners wanted to expand recently to accommodate their growing catering business, they called in Architect Kelly Clarke with Centerline Architects to help create a new space that would honor the history of the existing building.(more…)
As we enter into the final stretch of February, one thing is certain — spring is right around the corner!
For some, spring means endless cleaning, but for others, it means more time enjoying our outdoor spaces. And while our neighbors in Canada may have to wait a bit longer for warm weather to arrive, one friend in Calgary, Alberta, is ready to soak in every moment.(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…)