Modern Sconces

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Spa Indoor/Outdoor Dimmable LED Wall Light
Modern Forms Spa Indoor/Outdoor Dimmable LED Wall Light from $179.00
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Suspense Indoor/Outdoor Dimmable LED Wall Light
Modern Forms Suspense Indoor/Outdoor Dimmable LED Wall Light from $229.00
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Uno 15-Inch Indoor/Outdoor Dimmable LED Wall Light
Modern Forms Uno 15-Inch Indoor/Outdoor Dimmable LED Wall Light $248.50
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Vogue Dimmable LED Bath Light
Modern Forms Vogue Dimmable LED Bath Light from $179.00
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Rex Sconce Lamp
Lights Up Rex Sconce Lamp from $218.00
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Cuma Wall Light
Artemide Cuma Wall Light from $365.00
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Gea 20 Sconce
LZF Gea 20 Sconce from $510.00
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Surf Wall Light
Artemide Surf Wall Light $320.00
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Manhattan Medium Wall Light
Tango Lighting Manhattan Medium Wall Light $396.00
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Tubo Slim Vanity Light
Sonneman Tubo Slim Vanity Light from $210.00
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Vesper 2 Light LED Wall Sconce
Cerno Vesper 2 Light LED Wall Sconce from $360.00
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Blade Wall Light
Modern Forms Blade Wall Light from $149.00
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Lektor Wall Light
Tango Lighting Lektor Wall Light from $556.00
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LED310 Circular Scoop Step Light
WAC Lighting LED310 Circular Scoop Step Light $107.50
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E Wall Sconce
Kartell E Wall Sconce $110.00
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Glacier 21-Inch Dimmable Bath Light in Chrome
Modern Forms Glacier 21-Inch Dimmable Bath Light in Chrome $319.00
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Magic Dimmable Bath Light
Modern Forms Magic Dimmable Bath Light from $219.00
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Twist 20-Inch Indoor/Outdoor Dimmable Wall Light
Modern Forms Twist 20-Inch Indoor/Outdoor Dimmable Wall Light $279.00
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Slice Round LED Flush Mount
Modern Forms Slice Round LED Flush Mount from $161.50
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Vicky D69 D03 Wall Light
Fabbian Vicky D69 D03 Wall Light $679.00
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Urban Indoor/Outdoor Dimmable LED Wall Light
Modern Forms Urban Indoor/Outdoor Dimmable LED Wall Light from $199.00
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Cubetto One Light Adjustable Wall/Ceiling Lamp
Fabbian Cubetto One Light Adjustable Wall/Ceiling Lamp from $299.00
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Beluga Color Wall/Ceiling Light
Fabbian Beluga Color Wall/Ceiling Light from $335.00
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Casablanca - One Light Vanity
Varaluz Casablanca - One Light Vanity $126.65 $149.00
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Meridian One Light Wall Sconce - Black Chrome Finish with Mercury Glass
Varaluz Meridian One Light Wall Sconce - Black Chrome Finish with Mercury Glass $101.15 $119.00
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Balthus Indoor or Outdoor Wall Sconce
Modern Forms Balthus Indoor or Outdoor Wall Sconce from $229.00
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Vitrine Indoor or Outdoor Wall Sconce
Modern Forms Vitrine Indoor or Outdoor Wall Sconce from $199.00
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Q.BO Surface Mount
B Lux Q.BO Surface Mount $200.00
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Meridian Sconce
Lights Up Meridian Sconce from $218.00
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Oris LED Wall Sconce
Cerno Oris LED Wall Sconce from $450.00
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Tolomeo Classic Wall Spot
Artemide Tolomeo Classic Wall Spot from $175.00
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Ledtube Wall Lamp
Marset Ledtube Wall Lamp $506.00
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Scantling A Wall Lamp
Marset Scantling A Wall Lamp $670.00
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LEDCompass Wall Sconce
Marset LEDCompass Wall Sconce $364.00
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Lab Outdoor Wall Sconce
Marset Lab Outdoor Wall Sconce from $425.00
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AX20 Rotating Wall Sconce
Axo Light AX20 Rotating Wall Sconce $297.00
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Sconces are, by definition, wall lights that hug a wall closely, distributing light in various directions across the wall’s surface. Modern wall sconces have evolved from ornate and fussy designs to ones that are every bit as innovative and elegant as other lighting models, and that makes adding sconce lighting to an interior space more inspiring and fun than ever before. If you’re considering adding a wall light or sconce to a room in your house, the following questions are worthwhile to consider before making a purchase:

Why would I install wall lights instead of other types of lighting?

The main reason that a contemporary wall light might win out over other types of lighting is space and convenience. When space is at a premium, wall lights are a smart option because of their small footprint. They require no additional surface area on which to reside—like a floor or tabletop—and many wall sconces are small enough to fit into the smallest and most awkward spaces, providing illumination that no other type of lighting is equipped to do.

Where in my home would modern wall lights look best?

Wall lights can be fitted into a number of spatial scenarios, many of them specific to your home. But indoor wall lights typically fall into the categories of primary lighting or purely accent lighting. Primary wall sconces may be defined as those along a hallway, for instance, in which the wall lights are the only source of illumination. A wall light installed in a dark corner of a room or above an entryway table may also be considered primary because it may be the lone source of light for that space.

On the other hand, accent sconce lighting is subsidiary, meaning that it resides alongside other types of lighting to highlight areas not serviced by primary lighting. A wall sconce can, for instance, illuminate an object or specific area of a room, often for esthetic purposes. A painting or sculpture, ornate architectural details, or objects displayed in a cabinet are ideal reasons for designer wall lights. In these instances, a wall light will draw the eye in specific directions in a way that primary light sources—pendant lamps, floor lamps—may not.

Are contemporary wall sconces ever adjustable?

Yes, the advantage of indoor wall lights is that they’re increasingly more versatile, and designed for varied lighting scenarios. Far from being static light sources, modern interior wall lights may include movable elements which can change the direction of light, or increase and decrease light emissions in tandem with specific needs. Wall mounted lamps like these may be ideal for a bedroom, where light can be redirected for reading, and then readjusted for ambience.

Are designer wall sconces as decorative as other kinds of lighting?

Yes. Contemporary designers and brands have created modern wall sconces with every bit as much visual panache as pendant lights or table lamps, so a wall light no longer needs to be the neglected sibling of its more glamorous counterparts. Artful shapes, a broad range of materials, and striking colors have all been applied to wall mounted lamps, so finding sconces that are both practical and visually inspiring is not the challenge it once was.