9 Barn Conversion Lighting Ideas for a Bright and Cosy Home

barn conversion with lighting in kitchen and beams
(Image credit: Richard Downer)

Getting barn conversion lighting right is often half the battle when creating a new home through the transformation an unloved or derelict industrial property — and one that takes time and a certain amount of flexibility to tailor the scheme to an individual project. 

Illuminating dark, forgotten alcoves, corners and beams provides a charm and character which goes hand in hand when setting out to convert a barn. But as no two barns are alike, establishing a unique plan from the start of a project will save both time and money further down the line. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.