The purpose of a hardscape lighting is to illuminate areas that may otherwise be ignored. These lights are functional because they help to define a features shape and encourage visual impact by providing targeted illumination. Hardscape lights can be used under a BBQ island counter to provide task lighting. Hardscape lights are often used under stairs to help target the next step to take which allows ease and safety. Hardscape lighting can also be used under the cap of pony walls to help define the border of an outdoor space.