which wall lights do I need

Wall lights are a fantastic lighting choice for many rooms in the house. They can act as the primary light source or as an addition to your main lighting scheme which is what we call layering.

Layering lighting is a great way to create atmosphere in a room. Layering light is all about combining different kinds of lights to achieve the desired atmospheric look.

When it comes down to wall lights, one question that is bandied a lot in the interior design world and beyond is....

Are Wall Lights Outdated?

In short, no! Thinking of wall lights may conjure up images of dungeons and wall oil lamps. Transport yourself to the 21st century and wall lights take on a whole new identity.

Wall lights might not be the headliner of many trend setting homes but they are very much still here, stylish and suitable for a variety of home decor styles.

Wall lights come in a variety of different styles to suit your home decor style as well as being suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. It really is the light that can do it all. If you're in the realms for kitting your home out with some new wall lights, keep reading!

Which Wall Lights Do I Need?

Wall lights are available in many different styles including uplighters, downlights, reading lights, vanity lights and outdoor lights. No matter the purpose in your lighting scheme, a wall light is the diamond in the rough when it comes to lighting. Don't underestimate it!

Indoor Wall Lights

Soho Lighting's French style Romilly wall lights perfectly complement period, retro and more contemporary interiors.

They're elegant, understated and provide a gorgeous level of light in most rooms. They would work perfectly with their pendant counterparts or with downlights for a layered lighting design.

The Rommily double funnel French style wall light is a real heartthrob. The simple, classic shape is elegant and understated, and perfectly complements period, retro and more contemporary interior decors. Classically French in design, this versatile light exudes effortless taste and style and looks sensational when matched with our Romilly clear tapered pendant light.

If you're looking for something slightly smaller for your walls, look no further. Classically French in design, this versatile light exudes effortless taste and style and looks sensational when matched with our Romilly clear step pendant light.

Elegant, chic and so Parisian. Forget the lamp by your bedside, this can be replaced beautifully with a wall light like this.

Part of our hand painted range of wall lights, the Portland is perfect for a more traditional interior. Handmade to mimic a traditional or period enamelled look with natural subtle imperfections to give the light authenticity and charm.

This style wall light can act as a stand alone addition to a room for additional task lighting such as for reading or part of a wider lighting setup.

Outdoor Wall Lights

Outdoor wall lights are a great way to welcome your guests and light up an outdoor area. When choosing for your outdoor area, ensure you look for those with an IP rating of 65 + to ensure they are well weathered and suitable for outdoor use.

The Carlisle pictured below oozes charm and grandeur. It's an incredibly robust and well built light that's perfect for bathroom and outdoor use.

The Kemp is a beautiful alternative to lighting your outdoor space. The brass ages naturally beautifully, but can be brought back to its original finish with the use of suitable brass polish.

The authentic metal finish and etched glass of this aluminium outdoor light showcases an industrial, almost retro style which looks sensational inside or outside the home. 

Take a look at our full range of wall lights for plenty more inspiration.