hygge season, and there’s nothing like the glow of a flickering candle to make rooms feel cozy. But the kind of candles we’re coveting this season are so stunning, you’ll be hard-pressed to put flame to wick. From rainbow colors to geometric shapes and even furniture-like forms (read: table lamps), keep reading to discover a range of sculptural candles for your home.
Danish-inspired shop Hay’s playful stacked wax pillars look good en masse on a windowsill and deliver a burst of unexpected color when placed solo.
Source: MoMA Design Store
Pillar Candles by Hay, from $61 each,
New York-based designer Andrej Urem’s organic soy wax Milk candle is as one-of-a-kind as it gets — and might just be the reason our obsession with sculptural candles began.
Milk Candle by Andrej Urem, from $40,
Handmade by a husband and wife duo in Calgary, these candles are not only beautiful to look at, but they’re eco-friendly, too!
Source: Costa & Savanna
Matisse Candle in Plum & Peach, $17.50 each,
; Naked Candle in Sphere, $20,
This graphic candle is a stylish reminder that everything’s going to be A-OK. Consider placing it on a console or mantel for instant appeal.
Source: Holt Renfrew
Ok Hand Candle in Black by Handcandle, $60,
Dutch designer Lex Pott’s whimsical Twist candle may be hard to get your hands on, but the curve appeal it brings to rooms is undeniable.
Twist Candle in Pink by Lex Pott, $54,
The trend of bust sculptures bedecking homes sees no sign of waning. Bring the look home for less with an intricate candle of Apollo, the Greek god of healing, medicine, poetry and the sun made from 100 per cent Canadian beeswax.
Source: East City Candles
Greek Bust Collection Candle in Sand, $39,
Meet the curvy candle design aficionados were going gaga over before sculptural candles had their official claim to fame.
Goober Candle in Blue by Talbot & Yoon for Areaware, $31,
Manitoba-based Barletta Beesewax’ miniature interpretations of spruce trees and woodland creatures will bring a moment of magic to your tablescape.
Woodland Animal & Spruce Tree Sculpted Beesewax Candle Set in Honey by Barletta Beesewax, $68/set of 7,
Specializing in Kawaii (the Japanese word for “cute culture”) candles, New York-based Yui Brooklyn has fashioned the perfect form for table lamp lovers, complete with a trendy pleated shade.
Source: Yui Brooklyn
Color Shade Table Lamp Candle, approx. $20,
Areaware’s geometric pillar candles are made from forms originally created by turning beeswax on a lathe.
Source: Easy Tiger Goods
Totem Candles in Forest by Areaware, from $18,