The Amax Floor Lamp brings an indoor classic outside. The traditionally styled, weather-resistant floor lamp has a aluminum and iron structure and a translucent plastic diffuser. Although designed in the proportions of a table lamp, the fixture is impressively scaled, available in two dramatic sizes: one more than six feet tall, and another more than seven feet.
Honey, I Blew Up the Lamp
The Carson Straight Arm Wall Mount modernizes a classic industrial light from the 1880s with a splash of bright color. The lightweight, durable aluminum fixture is available in three arm-projection lengths and several different shade styles and colors. A period-authentic acorn finial adds a touch of flair.
These solar lights from IKEA are an easy way to light up pathways or gardens. Simply place them in your yard or patio, and after a day of charging, they will emit about 12 hours of warm white light. At less than $10 each, they are a smart, affordable solution for a dark walkway.
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True to its name, the new Break Lamp from Vibia creates the illusion that a block has separated from the lamp's vertical base and is floating above it, leaving space for warm light to emerge from within. The subtle light can be used to mark pathways or illuminate small spaces without the glare of direct light.
Making a Point
Fixture Meets Furniture
Blurring the line between a lighting fixture and a table, the Solar light from Foscarini was inspired by hearths; like a fireplace, the light encourages people to gather around. Its hemispheric form can be tilted to 15 degrees or remain flat, allowing the top to serve as a table.
Bow to Nature
In its form and materials, the Keirei lamp from Torremato pays homage to the traditional Japanese respect for nature. The cast-iron tube bends toward the ground like a straw (keirei means “bow” in Japanese), creating an expressive form that floods the ground with light.
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Bend and Bloom
The Bud hanging outdoor pendant by Hive can expand and contract for a customizable look that will fit any space. Inspired by a blooming flower, the design incorporates exterior plastic strips that can be adjusted via a metal rod; available in three natural-looking colors.
Like Fireflies in the Sky
These quaint Café String Lights from Ballard Designs feature a flower-like galvanized shade over a classic bulb. The heavy-duty weatherproof cord contains seven sockets per strand, and up to four strands can be connected end to end, instantly transforming any outdoor patio into a relaxing European café.
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Not Boxed In
With its simple, rounded square frame that incorporates uplights and downlights, the versatile Lab LED wall sconce by Marset can either stand out or blend into its surroundings. Front panels available in wood, aluminum, or a stone-like material allow it to complement almost any wall.
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