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Fave 5: Modern Outdoor Wall Sconces

Outdoor wall sconces provide your home with welcoming light making porches, driveways and exteriors inviting to your guests. As we approach warmer weather for spring and summer, now is the time start thinking about updating your outdoor wall lights to something modern, energy-efficient or to something that will strike up a conversation.

We’ve gathered five of our favorite contemporary outdoor wall lights for you to browse:

Shelter Outdoor Wall Sconce by Hinkley Lighting


Shelter Outdoor Wall Sconce

A best-seller and favorite among Lumens’ shoppers, the Shelter Outdoor Wall Sconce is the perfect light fixture for contemporary outdoor spaces. Whether it is placed on the front porch, the sides of the garage or as a light source for your deck, this sconce will meet all of your expectations. Its warm and welcoming light is powered by either an incandescent bulb or an LED. To maintain energy-efficiency in your lighting design, we recommend the LED version of this sconce.

Shelter is available in Black, Bronze or Hematite finishes to match your exteriors.

dweLED Steampunk Outdoor Sconce by WAC Lighting

Steampunk Wall Sconce

The Steampunk Outdoor Wall Sconce is part of the dweLED collection from WAC Lighting, a collection that emphasizes the use of energy-efficient LED in modern lighting design. Steampunk fits perfectly in nautically-themed outdoor areas, but it also works well in living rooms, entryways and hallways. Its available in Bronze or Graphite finishes, allowing it to fit in well with contemporary color schemes. For more information about this collection from WAC Lighting, go Behind the Design of dweLED in our exclusive interview.

Redding Station Outdoor Sconce by Feiss


Feiss Redding Station Sconce

The Redding Station Outdoor Sconce from Feiss is a replication of old-time fixtures you would commonly find in railroad stations. This sconce allows you to re-create a restoration-style look on your front porch or patio that is welcoming to guests. The Redding Station Sconce is available in Bronze or Tarnish finishes and two separate sizes to fit your space.

Luna Outdoor Wall Sconce by Hinkley Lighting

Hinkley Luna Outdoor Sconce

The Luna Outdoor Sconce is another design from Hinkley Lighting that works well in contemporary outdoor spaces. Luna is a simplistic design, made from a die-cast aluminum that allows it to be durable for exteriors. When placed at the front porch or on the back patio, Luna will provide ample lighting through its incandescent or LED light source. It is available in Bronze, Satin Black or Titanium finishes and two distinct sizes.

Rain LED Outdoor Wall Sconce by Modern Forms


Modern Forms Rain Sconce

Modern Forms is another division of WAC Lighting that emphasizes the design of modern light fixtures available at a friendly price point. Modern Forms excels with its selection of outdoor lighting including the Rain LED Outdoor Wall Sconce. This fixture creates the look of a rain shower through the use of its clear, seedy glass and LED light source. It’s ideal for welcoming guests on your front porch or for guiding light when used on the sides of your garage. It is available in Graphite or Bronze finishes and two sizes to accommodate your outdoor space.

Other Great Options

Whatever your outdoor style may be, there is a sconce you are sure to love. You’ll also want to see other ways to welcome your guests with the addition of an outdoor chandelier, pendant or post lights. Take a look at all of the outdoor lighting we have available.

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Jeff Romero

Jeff Romero

I am on the marketing team at Lumens and enjoy writing about interior design topics, well-designed products and more.

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1 Comment

  • I like these different wall fixtures. The rain LED light looks really cool and it looks like it would light up. The most important part about the lighting is providing enough light to the house at night.

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