Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting turns dull patios into warm, welcoming spaces. This section tracks the latest trends in outdoor lighting and looks ahead to what's new and exciting.

Throw Open the Doors

As outdoor living continues to enjoy wild popularity among homeowners — from lush container gardens on a loft patio to expansive decks with vistas across swimming pools to outdoor kitchens for…
Outdoor space with table and stools
Photo: Zuo Modern

How to Elevate Outdoor Designs

Interior designers who attended the Outdoor Design Conference yesterday at the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago walked away from the event with great tips for making outdoor spaces shine for…

Hanging Out

Reflecting a growing interest in designing outdoor living spaces, these pendants suited for outdoor use bring a range of styles, from farmhouse to nautical.   With a solid brass body and Antique…
Outdoor Design Conference logo
Photo: Design Center at Merchandise Mart

Outdoor Design Conference Coming to Chicago in March

In recent years, the line between indoor and outdoor living has blurred. It used to be that these two areas never crossed paths, and they rarely shared the same design styles. Interiors mattered most…
Ludlow Outdoor Pendant in Matte Black with a half-moon cage surrounding five bulbs from Kalco Lighting
Kalco Lighting Ludlow Outdoor Pendant

Ludlow Outdoor Pendant

On a covered patio, the Ludlow outdoor pendant from Kalco Lighting keeps the space flooded with light with the sun goes down. Finished in Natural Iron and also available as an eight-light pendant.

Erik Qualman to Give Keynote Address at ICFA's Educational Conference

Acclaimed marketing expert Erik Qualman will share insights on digital trends and leadership in the opening keynote address at the International Casual Furnishings Association’s (ICFA) third…

Hinkley Lighting Partners With Deckorators on New Deck Lighting Line

Deckorators by Hinkley Lighting, a new line of low-voltage deck lighting jointly developed by both companies, launched this week at DeckExpo in Baltimore, MD. The collaboration between Hinkley…

Idea Board: Outdoor Living

Coast to Coast Modern and punchy outdoor products are making waves, giving us contemporary coastal vibes.   The Lapis table by Alexander Purcell Rodrigues for LINK Outdoor was inspired by the…
Berryhill Portable Bluetooth LED Lantern in Matte Black with leather straps from Kichler Lighting
Kichler Lighting Berryhill Portable Bluetooth LED Lantern

Berryhill Portable Bluetooth LED Lantern

New from Kichler Lighting, the Berryhill portable Bluetooth LED lantern lights up outdoor spaces. Its built-in Bluetooth speaker syncs with compatible devices to deliver great music wherever used.…

Ignite the Night

From sculptural designs to industrial lanterns, these outdoor wall sconces offer a variety of aesthetics to illuminate exteriors in style.  The textured black tapered shades of Vaxcel’s Ephraim…