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Schoolhouse Electric Office

Schoolhouse Electric

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Above: Schoolhouse Electric started out in lighting, and Faherty has expanded the brand to include bedding, clocks and other home accessories. The Schoolhouse Electric building now contains a full showroom as well as offices and manufacturing facilities.Faherty: My research led me to American glassblowers, and after lots of digging and prodding I came across a business in upstate New York that had been in the glassblowing industry since the turn of the century, blowing the old-style shades I had been searching for. The problem was, they had stopped hand-blowing glass since about the time of the war. Fortunately, they had hung on to the molds. And while some had gone to the foundry for tanks and tools for the war, they had hung on to many of their best molds, which I purchased and had restored. So our shades are blown in the original cast-iron molds from the turn of the century though midcentury.Do we want to buy disposable consumables in every category? Or do we invest a little more and buy a product that will last, and in certain instances get better with age? We're more interested in fixing things than throwing them away and buying anew. We embrace scratches, fading, patches, dings, tears and other signs of wear as badges of character, artifacts of a unique life lived.

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ginabrenner added this to ginabrenner's Ideas
February 12, 2014
Depth of character in this collection of stuff
yaelganz added this to yaelganz's Ideas
November 10, 2013
juliajones1 added this to juliajones1's ideas
July 18, 2013
Schoolhouse lighting in Portland or
natalie1016 added this to school
July 3, 2013
Room divider
strive added this to room dividers
May 25, 2013
room dividers: lighting, columns, metal screen
clairemarie52 added this to clairemarie52's ideas
March 14, 2013
perrenial added this to perrenial's ideas
January 4, 2013
one idea for open living. old schoolhouse
pailin added this to Living Rooms/Keeping Rooms
March 28, 2012
Schoolhouse Electric - great source for lighting and clocks
paulie09 added this to paulie09's ideas
March 18, 2012
Mike Doane added this to mikedoane's ideas
March 7, 2012
wongdandan added this to wongdandan's ideas
March 5, 2012
Keisha Cowhey added this to kmcowhey's ideas
February 26, 2012
Love the gymnasium lights along with the hanging light bulbs
sdsaller added this to sdsaller's ideas
February 26, 2012
theponygirl added this to kitchens/great room/storage
February 26, 2012
hampsmom added this to hampsmom's ideas
February 26, 2012
I like this mish mash
ranch57 added this to living, entry, dining
February 26, 2012
balcony railing on upper level
TSG Designs, LTD added this to Ned - California
February 26, 2012
unique lighting
LDL Design added this to lighting
February 26, 2012
Love all
sarahcherise added this to Living Room
February 26, 2012
Adam Aiken Contracting LLC added this to Lighting
February 24, 2012
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