How Does Your Garden Glow?
Looking ahead to the warmer months, it’s time to get your garden picture perfect and then showcase your work with new garden lighting.
Looking ahead to the warmer months, it’s time to get your garden picture perfect and then showcase your work with new garden lighting. While in-ground permanent lighting is always in vogue, outdoor stand alone lamps are the rising stars of the outdoor lighting world. Stand alone lamps can be stored inside and taken outside for flexible ambience and bring an indoor design element to the outdoors. Here’s some of the more innovative products on offer which are sure to light up your alfresco entertaining this Spring.
This two-in-one speaker and lantern works via Bluetooth making it perfect for long Summer evenings with friends. The unit has a rechargeable battery which can play up to 20 hours of music. Available from Amara and priced at $250.
The solar panels in this Eva Solo lamp are completely concealed and it’s also cable free and switches on automatically when the sun goes down. However most people are attracted to this lamp as for it’s elegant and classic design. Available from Top 3 by Design and priced at $199.
The French designed and made Fermob Balad Lamp is USB charged and really adds a chic design element to your outdoor space. Combined with the Balad upright stand (available in the same colours as the lamp), this makes a unique outdoor statement. Available from Classic With a Twist and priced at $163 for the lamp and $334 for the stand.
Based on the design of a traditional Ming vase, this LED lamp has a rechargeable battery and 16 different shades of color which can be changed with remote control. A contemporary take on an age-old tradition, it’s made from translucent polyethylene and available from Amora home at $523.
The Bellhop is portable, rechargeable and wireless and it’s playful design makes it a talking point for your outdoor area. Perfect for those long nights of entertaining when your guests never want to leave – it offers up to 24 hours battery life. Available from Amara and priced at $341.