ISSUE 66  |  Cult of the Kitchen

10 Easy Pieces: Outdoor Hurricane Lanterns

April 05, 2013 1:00 PM

BY Janet Hall

We’re unapologetic boosters of candlelight—so flattering, don’t you agree?—and we consider classic hurricane lanterns a necessity for spring and summer evenings on the porch, the patio, the balcony. Indoors, too, but that’s another story. Here’s a roundup of ten outdoor hurricane lanterns we’ll be setting out when company comes for dinner:

Above: A Rectangular Hurricane Lantern is £35 from Cox & Cox.

Above: The Oval Hurricane Lantern (8 inches tall) is made of tin and glass and is suitable for both indoors or outdoors; $9.95 at Terrain.

Above: Design House Stockholm’s Lotus Hurricane Lantern of matte aluminum and polished glass accommodates taper or block candles, stands 9.1 inches tall, and is available in black and white; $35 at All Modern.

Above: Ikea’s 11-inch-tall galvanized metal Borrby Lantern (also available in black) is a steal at $7.99.

Above: The Amalfi Square Lanterns in weathered zinc are from $65 to $139 at Restoration Hardware.

Above: Jumbo Nickel Candle Lanterns by Roost, made of polished nickel-plated stainless steel, are available in four sizes ranging from 19.5 inches to 34 inches tall; prices range from $120 to $160 at Tuval.

Above: Simple Hurricane Lanterns from West Elm; the small is $19, medium is $24, and oversize is $39.

Above: The Lumbra Lantern by German company Blomus is made of rust-resistant stainless steel and glass; $161.99 at Lumens.

Above: A Petaluma Lantern in a gray antiqued iron finish is available in three sizes at prices ranging from $39.95 to $249 from Crate & Barrel.

Above: Casamidy Symi Lantern; contact Casamidy directly for pricing information.

This is an update of a post originally published July 11, 2011.