As April and her husband Andy planned their dream home in the mountains of western Pennsylvania, a timber frame or log home appealed to their love of rustic charm and antiques. When a barn nearby collapsed during a snowstorm, the couple considered using the timbers as a framework for their home.(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…)
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…)
Whether you live in a traditional country farmhouse or a modern, high-rise condo, it’s easy to customize lighting to suit your space at Barn Light Electric. And while residential customers enjoy the multitude of sizes, colors, and other options we offer, our commercial customers also appreciate creating fixtures that not only complement their brand but can stand up to high-traffic spaces.(more…)
Sasha always dreamed of owning an old house, but when the opportunity to buy five acres of farmland in her Oregon hometown came up, she couldn’t resist.
Although she and her husband Shannon built a new home on the property, Sasha wanted to make it feel like a vintage farmhouse.(more…)