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If you’re lucky enough to live in a house with a porch, you’ll need illumination for summer evenings. Here are 10 ideas for classic flush mount ceiling lights:
Above: From Schoolhouse Electric, a Norfolk ceiling fixture with a 4-inch fitter is suitable for use in damp locations. It is $169 (shade sold separately). Above: Made of steel and rated for use in a damp exterior location, an Archibald Flush Mount has a seeded glass globe and is $69.99 from Wayfair. Above: Suitable for outdoor or indoor use, a Waterproof White Porcelain Lamp comes with a clear, frosted, or opal glass globe; €34 from Zangra. Above: A Thurman Ceiling Fixture with a brass body is made in Oregon; available in nine finishes including oil-rubbed bronze as shown, it can be customized with 1 different shades. As shown with a 6-inch Classic Ball Shade in opal glass, the fixture is $130.
Above: For use in a dry location, a Porcelain Ceiling Light With Clear Glass Dome made by Lindner is €32 from Manufactum. Above: An Outdoor Ceiling Lantern with a matte black base from Thomas Lighting is available on Amazon from a number of sellers at prices ranging from $14.70 plus tax to $28.95. Above: A Hannah Bare Bulb socket fixture is available with either a black or white porcelain base; rated for use in a damp spot, it is $149 from Rejuvenation. Above: Rated for use in a wet location, a Bullet Cast Guard nautical ceiling fixture configured as shown is $114 at Barn Light Electric. N.B.: See more of our curated outdoor lighting picks: