Remodeling an older home requires a special touch especially when the homeowner wants to blend the old with new. A talented interior designer can often help preserve the history of the home while introducing updated fixtures and finishes.(more…)
Creating an inviting, comfortable spot in your home for overnight guests can be tricky. While some homeowners dedicate a spare bedroom for this occasional use, others opt to utilize space in a basement or room over the garage.(more…)
In the hunt for lighting, many factors come into play. For some consumers, a wide variety of finish colors is important. For others, finding American-made fixtures tops the list. And then there are spaces that call for specific customizing options such as a particular gooseneck arm style or a hang-straight canopy.(more…)
Renovating any home takes time, patience, and, of course, money. When the home is a 130-year-old brownstone, renovations tread the fine line between preserving the vintage details while introducing new systems, fixtures, and furniture to create a cohesive, inviting space that honors the home’s roots.(more…)
Although most of us are aware that light pollution washes out the night sky and wastes energy, did you know that excessive light at night can interrupt circadian rhythms and mess with our melatonin levels?(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…)