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Top 10 Outdoor Lights

Complete your outdoor modern living space with distinctive landscape, wall, and pendant lights hand picked by our editorial team + product specialists. Here are our top 10 modern outdoor lights:

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LED Garden and Pathway Bollard from BEGA

BEGA’s Home and Garden collection is a selection of luminaires from their overall range which are particularly suitable for the illumination and design of your private modern exterior. Pathway bollards with light directed downwards for illuminating paths, terraces and house entrances. Full cutoff ensures safe, glare-free illumination of ground surfaces while being dark-sky conscious. Cost-effective and durable thanks to modern LED technology with a warm white light color.

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Havana Outdoor Terra Floor Lamp from Foscarini

An outdoor version of one of Foscarini’s modern best sellers, the Havana Outdoor Terra Floor Lamp, is perfect to light ample spaces; enriching them with a presence that integrates perfectly into the landscape of gardens and is ideal to define paths, perspective planes, and/or depth of field, especially when used in a composition.

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Globe LED Indoor Outdoor Lamp from Smart & Green

Cordless and rechargeable, waterproof, durable– the energy efficient Smart & Green Globe LED Indoor Outdoor Lamp diffuses a pleasant light that can add a modern dimension to your space. Perfect for brightening up backyard barbecues and setting a romantic atmosphere poolside or on the water; it is designed to thrive in bad weather and has a guaranteed high resistance to water. Is also portable and easy to move indoors, on a balcony or anywhere else you might like. With its handle and magnet, you will always find a way to use it.

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Outdoor Floor Lamp from VIBIA

The Outdoor Floor Lamp is suitable for providing ambient illumination in outdoor spaces. Fiberglass shade is wrapped by hand and coated with UV stabilized paint to prevent fading. Available in choice of color, acrylic inner diffuser. Canopies match shade color for an overall cohesive look.

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Dioscuri Indoor/Outdoor Wall Sconce from Artemide Lighting

With the ability to do double duty (suitable for both ceiling or wall mounting) the Dioscuri provides diffused incandescent or fluorescent lighting. It may be used as both indoor and outdoor lights. Minimalist design featuring a classic, simple globe and the totally hidden supporting structure. Globe diffuser in etched white handblown glass. Concealed support plate in white lacquered steel; mounts to standard electrical junction box.

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Fuse Large Outdoor Wall Sconce from Hubbardton Forge

The Fuse Outdoor Collection features clean, vertical lines that highlight the double glass diffusers. Available with a clear outer and opal inner glass configuration, the Fuse Large Outdoor Wall Sconce is offered in all of Hubbardton Forge’s outdoor metal finishes.

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Fora 90 Outdoor Pendant Light from Bover

A woven shade surrounds a polyethylene globe, allowing a subtle, diffused, glow to pass through. The Fora collection is the perfect addition to any tranquil outdoor setting.

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Void 16in Outdoor Wall Light from Modern Forms

The Void 16in Outdoor Wall Light is a futuristic artist’s interpretation of a lantern. With creative spirit, the Void sculpture draws the eye to what is absent within the circle of light and away from the structure itself. Infused with LEDs throughout, the negative expression becomes positive with an illusion of volume in a low profile design. A functional down light illuminates pathways or corridors.

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LED Garden and Pathway Bollard – 7265/7266 from BEGA

Tall and sleek, the LED Garden and Pathway Bollard is an elegant way to light up a garden pathway without adding a blinding source of light.

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Soho 8 Light Outdoor Pendant Light from Marset

My favorite of the bunch, the Soho 8 Light Outdoor Pendant Light is a minimal and simple, perfect hanging over a table in an outdoor patio area.

Kelly Tirman

Kelly Tirman

After spending 10+ years living in a modern San Francisco loft, Kelly moved her family to a bungalow in the burbs. She now enjoys dreaming up home renovation and design projects in order turn her family's post-war cottage into the modern home of their dreams.

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