Our patios, especially in the warmer months, are like a second living room. So, it’s only natural that we want to enjoy the outdoors a little longer when the sun goes down. Great news then that our range of dimmable and indirect patio lighting, all with the latest LED technology, is huge. And with modern, oriental and retro designs to choose from, there’s a light to suit every patio.
A combination of different lights is the perfect way to add cosiness to your patio when day turns into night. The deck can be framed with floor lights. Wall lights can be switched on to provide additional brightness. A floor lamp next to a table or lounger is great for reading and relaxing by. And lanterns, fairy lights or portable table lamps with rechargeable batteries can help tie the whole thing together.
Recessed ground lights
Lighting with edge
Integrated into the floor at the outer edge of the patio, recessed ground lights provide pleasant light and give your deck a defined edge and border. They’re also ideal for use in steps, making it safe to step down from the terrace and into your garden.
Our patio wall lights are real eye-catchers, and we can prove it thanks to our most beautiful design pieces to date. With strong colours, large sizes or unusual craftsmanship (like our wickerwork design), they really do bring an outdoor space to life. And with smart models and multi-colour options available, there’ll be an outdoor wall light that catches your eye.
A floor lamp is one type of light that’s crucial for turning a patio into a second living room. Whether added to light a dark corner, placed next to a dining table or used to frame the patio border, floor lamps add a real homely feel. And with so many different styles to choose from, you’re sure to find something to help you live the outdoor life.
Spheres have always fascinated lighting designers, which is why they’re always popular in the home and in the garden. Whether placed directly onto a patio or on a frame as a floor lamp. Hung as a pendant lamp hanging from a covered terrace or placed into the lawn with a ground spike — globe lights add a cosy touch wherever you put them.
Solar lights provide a lovely, cosy light on nights you just want to relax on your patio or balcony. Portable lanterns can be placed on a table, floor or hung on a wall, while ground spike lights can be stuck into the lawn, flower beds or window boxes. Wherever you put them, all you need is a bit of sun, and they’ll shine all night long.
LED light strips are ideal for balcony and patio lighting as they take up very little space, can be used as accent lighting and come with multi-colour options. Perfect for matching your mood or adding a little something extra to a garden party. And if that wasn’t enough, adding them to the underside of steps can help you avoid trips and falls.
If you want to make your patio warm and inviting at dusk, you need to consider lanterns. From round to cylindrical, from white to colourful, they look amazing on walls, in bushes or hung from railings. Honestly, they look great wherever you put them.
Want to save money? Then look no further than battery-powered lights. Pick them up and place them wherever you like. And the great thing is, you aren’t hampered by a cable and socket. But remember, just like any other outdoor lamp, check the IP protection class to make sure they’re protected from moisture and rain.
Fans are an absolute lifesaver when it's boiling in summer, and there isn't a breeze around. All you need is a covered terrace and power socket. Then, when it’s just too hot, you can switch it on at the press of a remote control button and enjoy the cool air — and your cocktail.
Oh, and some models also include lights - now, how good is that!?
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about patio lighting
How many lumens should patio lighting be?
There’s no standard for this, it all depends on personal taste. If you want to read or play cards at the table, you need more light. If it’s purely decorative, less light is sufficient. Or, if you want the best of both worlds, then dimmable lights or colour changing lights are good options.
Smart lamps and lights are perfect for this.
What distances should recessed ground lights be placed on a patio?
It’s important what the recessed lights are to be used for. Are you using them to highlight steps down to a garden? Show off walls, fountains or figures? Or are they simply decorative?
Either way, their spacing isn’t important as long as they do the job you’re installing them to do - except on steps and pathways. Here, built-in lights must be installed to make potential danger spots easy to see.
Which IP protection classes are best for patios (covered or without a roof)?
Various protection classes are available for outdoor use. Lights with IP protection classes IP44, IP65, IP66, IP67 and IP68 are available in the shop. The first digit describes the protection against foreign bodies, the second against moisture.
The more a light is exposed to rain or even standing water, the higher the IP protection class must be. In the case of in-ground lights, for example, the minimum protection class should be IP67, which protects the light from temporary submersion. However, it’s essential standing water can run off directly via a drainage system. Whereas all lights protected under a roof come with protection class IP44.
Our specialist advisors will be happy to help you with any questions you might have. Just fill in our contact form.
Which materials are best suited for patio lighting?
From stainless steel, wood and bamboo to plastic, stone or concrete, the choice of materials for patio lamps is diverse. Ultimately it’s a matter of taste, although stainless steel is resistant to corrosion, temperature-resistant and easy to care for.
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