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7 Colorful Light Fixtures We Can't Get Enough Of

Schoolhouse launched 32 new colors—here are a few of our favorites.

July 31, 2023
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When it comes to choosing lighting fixtures for your home, the color options are usually a bit limited. You're typically given the opportunity to choose between different neutral metal shades with a matte or glossy finish—industrial chrome, matte black, a shimmery bronze—but sometimes you want something a little more vibrant to zhuzh up your space.

Luckily, Schoolhouse—our Portland-based sister brand known for its fun, colorful design accents, furniture, hardware, and lighting—just dropped some of our favorite lights, sconces, lamps, and pendants in 32 new-to-Schoolhouse hues. There are vibrant pinks, oranges and reds, mellow greens, blues and yellows, and even an array of not-boring neutrals like a deep-brown butterscotch, creamy shell white, and a glossy ecru.

If you've been looking for ways to add pops of color to your space, it's your lucky day. Keep scrolling for seven of our favorites from Schoolhouse's latest batch of new arrivals.

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1. Allegheny Plug-In Sconce

This plug-in sconce is perfect for your bedside, living room, or entryway. It's a stylish lighting solution that's easy to assemble, portable, and features a 90-degree swivel that allows for easy lateral adjustment. It also comes in 16 colors, including this glossy green (named: Laurel), a vibrant yellow (Chamomile), and a deep ocean blue (Pool).

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2. Luna Rod Pendant with 10" Shade - Brights - Vaulted

This vaulted pendant light—which is part of Schoolhouse's Luna Collection and features a delicate, sculptural quality—breaks out of the mold of standard metallic or white lighting overhead light fixtures with four vibrant alternatives: Azalea (a hot pink), Industrial Yellow (school bus yellow), Juniper (a bright green), and Persimmon (orange).

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3. Isaac Desk Lamp

Add something new to your desk, side table, or nightstand with this small yet unforgettable lamp. The Issac is handcrafted with classic mid-century design in mind and comes in 20 different colors. Made from sturdy steel, each one features a stunning finish, industrial-grade brass swivels, a twisted cloth cord, and a solid cast-iron base, adding a touch of sophistication to these iconic lights, too.

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4. Sidnie Lamp

This mushroom-shaped lamp will inspire compliments regardless of where its placed. As the Schoolhouse team puts it: “The era-defying appeal of the Sidnie Lamp flows out of its charismatic personality and exceptional usability. A hand-spun steel shade adds a sturdy weight while subtle detailing, including a felt base pad, dual porcelain sockets, and rotary switch, complete the fixture.” It's available in 19 colors, making it an easy addition to many different home designs and aesthetics.

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5. Isaac Floor Lamp

Most rooms could benefit from having a floor lamp, and this mid-century-inspired one shouldn't be forgotten. Like its desk-sized sibling, it's made with handcrafted, sturdy steel and features a stunning finish, industrial-grade brass swivels, a twisted cloth cord, and a solid cast-iron base. Plus, this lamp comes in 20 different shades, so you can find the one perfect for your space.

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6. Cylinder Double Sconce

With a slender profile and multiple options for orientation, this thoughtfully designed wall sconce is perfect for illuminating pockets of your home that don't need a standing lamp or vaulted hanging pendant. And, similar to the other lighting pieces we've been fawning over, this sconce is available in many different colors (20, to be exact).

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7. Joe Task Lamp

Function meets form in the Joe Task Lamp, inspired by 1970s-era utilitarian designs. It features an adjustable swivel and articulated shade, adding charm to any room it lights up. It's available in 23 different hues, too, giving you plenty of options to choose from.

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