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10 Easy Pieces: Classic Reading Sconces

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10 Easy Pieces: Classic Reading Sconces

August 12, 2020

It’s surprisingly difficult to source over-the-bed reading sconces; there aren’t many that pass the style and utility test. Here are ten we like (and use).

10 Easy Pieces Classic Reading Sconces From Brooklyn based David Weeks Studio, the classic Shell Sconce No. \206 comes in Black Satin, Grey Gloss, Ivory Satin (shown), and White Satin, with Polished Nickel or Brushed Brass hardware. Contact David Weeks Studio for ordering information.
Above: From Brooklyn-based David Weeks Studio, the classic Shell Sconce No. 206 comes in Black Satin, Grey Gloss, Ivory Satin (shown), and White Satin, with Polished Nickel or Brushed Brass hardware. Contact David Weeks Studio for ordering information.
10 Easy Pieces Classic Reading Sconces The Original BTC Stirrup 3 Wall Sconce comes in Black or Natural Aluminum (shown) for \$885 each at Lightology.
Above: The Original BTC Stirrup 3 Wall Sconce comes in Black or Natural Aluminum (shown) for $885 each at Lightology.
10 Easy Pieces Classic Reading Sconces A longtime Remodelista favorite, the Original BTC Hector Medium Dome Wall Light designed by Peter Bowles, comes as a hardwired style for light switches or with a switch on the light itself; \$\269 \$\285 at YLighting.
Above: A longtime Remodelista favorite, the Original BTC Hector Medium Dome Wall Light designed by Peter Bowles, comes as a hardwired style for light switches or with a switch on the light itself; $269-$285 at YLighting.
10 Easy Pieces Classic Reading Sconces The affordable Skurup Wall Lamp in black is designed for an LED bulb; \$\14.99 at IKEA.
Above: The affordable Skurup Wall Lamp in black is designed for an LED bulb; $14.99 at IKEA.
10 Easy Pieces Classic Reading Sconces Kenneth Grange&#8\2\17;s Type 75 Mini Wall Light designed for Anglepoise is \$\145 at YLighting.
Above: Kenneth Grange’s Type 75 Mini Wall Light designed for Anglepoise is $145 at YLighting.
10 Easy Pieces Classic Reading Sconces West Elm seems to always have a classic looking wall sconce available. Their latest is the Sculptural Glass Cone Sconce in Milk with four choices of hardware finishes; \$79.
Above: West Elm seems to always have a classic-looking wall sconce available. Their latest is the Sculptural Glass Cone Sconce in Milk with four choices of hardware finishes; $79.
10 Easy Pieces Classic Reading Sconces The essential Tolomeo as a sconce: Designed by Giancarlo Fassina and Michele de Lucchi for Artemide, the Tolomeo Classic Wall Spot Light is \$\205 at YLighting. For a new design idea involving this sconce see our post Design Sleuth: The Tolomeo Takes a Turn.
Above: The essential Tolomeo as a sconce: Designed by Giancarlo Fassina and Michele de Lucchi for Artemide, the Tolomeo Classic Wall Spot Light is $205 at YLighting. For a new design idea involving this sconce see our post Design Sleuth: The Tolomeo Takes a Turn.
10 Easy Pieces Classic Reading Sconces The Jielde Signal Wall Sconce SI300 comes in \23 different colors and is available with or without a switch; \$3\20 at Horne.
Above: The Jielde Signal Wall Sconce SI300 comes in 23 different colors and is available with or without a switch; $320 at Horne.
10 Easy Pieces Classic Reading Sconces The Bestlite BL7 Wall Sconce comes in black or white with a Chrome (shown) or Brass finish; \$4\25 \$495 at Horne.
Above: The Bestlite BL7 Wall Sconce comes in black or white with a Chrome (shown) or Brass finish; $425-$495 at Horne.
10 Easy Pieces Classic Reading Sconces Another one from Original BTC, the compact Ginger Wall Sconce comes in White (shown), Cream, Chrome, or Black for \$359 at Lightology.
Above: Another one from Original BTC, the compact Ginger Wall Sconce comes in White (shown), Cream, Chrome, or Black for $359 at Lightology.

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N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on November 30, 2011.

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