10 Easy Pieces: Black Wharf Lights by

Issue 25 · Life Aquatic · June 25, 2014

10 Easy Pieces: Black Wharf Lights

Issue 25 · Life Aquatic · June 25, 2014

You don't have to live in a lighthouse or regularly battle stormy weather on dark nights to appreciate wharf-inspired outdoor fixtures. Here are 10 dock lights in our favorite pitch-dark color—black—that are rated for wet locations: 

Above: This 15-inch Wall-Mounted Fishing Light is available in two colors, including charcoal; £75 from Garden Trading.

  Marine Light Pendant ; Gardenista

Above: From Davey Lighting, a Weatherproof Ship's Well Glass Light in a weathered brass finish with a clear glass shade is £229 from Lighting Matters.

Above: The steel and aluminum Harbor Sconce by Restoration Hardware is 12¼ inches high and includes one 60-watt incandescent Edison frost bulb, $129.

Marine light wall sconce black ; Gardenista

Above: A Marine Wall Light by designer E. F. Chapman comes in five finishes (including bronze, shown above) and is $378 from Circa Lighting.

Above: The 12-inch-high Nantucket Wall Light is available in three finishes; $99 at Shades of Light.

Barnlight electric black wharf sconce ; Gardenista

Above: A Wire Guard Sconce comes in 18 finishes (including black, shown here) and has a heavy-duty industrial wall mount; $180 from Barnlight Electric.

Upplid outdoor wharf light sconce Ikea ; Gardenista

Above: An Upplid Wall Lantern in an Outdoor Black finish is £25 from Ikea.

Fulton sconce by Ralph Lauren ; Gardenista  

Above: Designed by Ralph Lauren, a Fulton Large Sconce with an industrial steel base and black shade is $770 from Circa Lighting.

  Belfast Wall Lantern wharf light black ; Gardenista

Above: The Belfast Outdoor Wall Light by Garden Trading is finished in cast zinc; £80 from John Lewis.

Kichler wharf light outdoor sconce ; Gardenista
Above: Kichler’s 12-inch One Light Outdoor Wall Mount, part of its Seaside Collection, houses a 100-watt bulb and is Dark Skies compliant. Available at 1StopLighting.com, $38.50. 

For more outdoor fixtures, see 10 Easy Pieces: Barnhouse-Style Outdoor Lights. For romance rather than illumination, check out 10 Easy Pieces: Cafe-Style Outdoor String Lights.

  Gardenista Considered Design Awards 2014; Gardenista

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