Although we’re just dipping our toes into the fall season, the buzz is already beginning about what’s hot and what’s not for 2023. One design trend that shows no sign of fading is the use of wallpaper. Not only is wallpaper an attractive way to add color or to hide imperfections on a surface, but new types of wall coverings are being introduced including recycled paper, bamboo, and straw.Read More »
Amy’s first experience with Barn Light Electric came as she searched for lights for her new pool cabana at her Concord, Massachusetts home.
“My girlfriend and I were talking about what kind of light would look nice,” Amy says. “I wanted to get away from my standard choice of onion lights, and she asked if I’d seen gooseneck lights.” Amy went straight to the internet where she discovered Barn Light’s wide variety of American-made gooseneck lights.Read More »
Bathrooms are one of the most often overlooked spaces when it comes to creative and thoughtful design. After all, there’s only so much you can do in one of the smallest spaces in the house, right?Read More »
The purchase of an older home often brings with it an extensive list of needed upgrades and renovations. When Jodie purchased a home built in the 1960s in the San Francisco Bay area, she got lucky. The previous owner had recently taken the house down to the foundation and remodeled it from the original 2,000 square feet to 3,600 square feet.Read More »
It’s no secret that light pollution is a global issue. According to the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), the widespread use of artificial light at night not only washes out the night sky and wastes energy, it also interrupts our circadian rhythms and messes with melatonin levels.Read More »
As we head into the second half of April, spring is in full swing across the country. Flowers and trees are blooming, pollen is thick, and people are starting to spruce up their yards, porches, and decks in anticipation of warmer days spent outdoors.Read More »