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.

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…

30th Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have released the full list of finalists for the 30th Annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, January 18, 2019. The ARTS…
outdoor lighting ideas house facade
Well done exterior lighting draws people to a home without visually overpowering the architecture or the landscaping. Photo by Misha Bruk.

Exterior Lighting Techniques

To most homeowners, outdoor lighting means a pair of decorative wall sconces by the front door, a few lights along the walkway and perhaps floodlights for security. Exterior lighting can do much more…

Ode to Outdoor (Lighting)

If interior lighting is the delicious strawberry cream cheese filling between the perfect layers of sponge cake, then outdoor lighting is, of course, the icing on the cake. (Or maybe we’ve just been…
Patio with furniture and fireplace overlooking golf course at sunset
Photos on this page: Wendy McEahern Photography; architect/builder: Woods Design Builders

Last Look With Violante & Rochford Interiors

Santa Fe-based designers Michael Violante and Paul Rochford share more than just a firm — they’re also married. For this patio, the duo, owners of Violante & Rochford Interiors, balanced beauty…
outdoor LED stairwell lights
Traditional step lights don’t light stairs evenly, but there are newer options available now that do. Photography by Randall Whitehead.

Best Practices for Stairwell Lighting

Lighting stairways has always been a bit of a challenge. There are many more choices to make today than there used to be. This is a good thing. Which one is the right one for you, though, is the real…
Stratus Outdoor Wall Light with three silver rings surrounding an LED light from Troy Lighting
Troy Lighting Stratus Outdoor Wall Light

Stratus Outdoor Wall Light

Three circles surround the glass shade of the Stratus outdoor wall light from Troy Lighting. Measures 15 by 8.5 inches and finished in Polished Stainless.
Vast Ceiling Fan with eight blades in a Brushed Nickel finish from Progress Lighting
Progress Lighting Vast Ceiling Fan

Vast Ceiling Fan

Spanning 72 inches in blade length, the Vast ceiling fan from Progress Lighting cools both indoor and covered outdoor spaces. Chrome accents add detail to the Brushed Nickel finish. Features an…