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Nautical-Style Lighting Adds Coastal Vibe to Any Location

If you love the laid-back, casual style of the coast but live too far for full immersion, don’t despair. Bringing the spirit of the beach to your home is easy with nautical-style lighting from Barn Light Electric.

Inspired by the nautical lights once installed on ships and dockside, our collection of nautical fixtures feature rugged industrial guard-and-glass designs. This feature not only offers the aesthetic you seek but protects the bulb within. From compact wall sconces and bulkhead lights to larger chandeliers, these American-made nautical lights will have you feeling the beach vibe in no time!

color inspiration

Nothing says nautical like crisp white with blue accents. This homeowner dove into our Wall Sconce collection for her guest bathroom in her California home. She chose the  Streamline Industrial Guard Sconce for its compact size and the Delphite Blue finish to complete the coastal style she envisioned.

nautical chandelier

In this bathroom, which adjoins the homeowner’s pool, the Sputnik 4-Light Chandelier takes center stage. Lisa envisioned a bright, summery look to give her guests the feel of being on vacation. A palette of blues, white, and gray conveys that feeling while staying clean, sleek, and contemporary. This unique pendant is finished with a Cobalt Blue finish, 6″ stem, standard cast guards, and frosted glass.

nautical pendants

While shipboard lighting is most often wall-mounted, we carry the style over to our collection of Pendant Lighting. Grace lives in Key West where she gave a nod to her island locale with two Atomic Topless Industrial Guard Pendants over her island. These feature a Blush Pink finish with heavy duty cast guards and frosted glass. Grace opted for black-and-white cloth cords to add even more visual interest.

industrial pendants

For a more formal look or for exterior installations, a stem mount pendant offers nautical style with a wet-rated mounting. This Static Ring Stem Mount Pendant can be customized with the same array of finish colors as its cord-hung cousins, and you may choose from a variety of stem lengths and diameters to best suit your space. These classic industrial pendants can also be customized with a jelly jar glass.


Commercial spaces also love nautical style as these lights can be installed in high-traffic areas without concern. These wall-hugging fixtures complement signage and other exterior features without overpowering them. The Amidships Bulkhead Wall Mount Light is available in both small and large sizes and extends less than four inches from the mounting surface. Customize this nautical wall sconce in one of more than two dozen finish colors to suit any brand.

restaurant lighting

In this bar, a flush mount was needed to provide illumination without hanging too low. The owner wanted something both functional and beautiful and found the perfect combination in the Flush Mount Guard Sconce. The wire guard protects the glass while the jadite finish color evokes the serenity of the sea.

wall sconces

If you visit Tybee Island, just off the coast of Georgia, you’ll spot quite a few of these Seaside Wall Sconces whose playful shades evoke the rolling waves at the nearby beach. Available in three sizes and multiple finish colors, including this eye-popping Magenta, this American-made sconce can be customized with cast guard and glass for even more nautical flavor!

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