LEDs As Accent Lighting – The Fun Stuff!

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We have had a great time sharing with you (almost) everything you need to know about current LED lighting technology.

Light Emitting Diode

Light Emitting Diode

Now that we’ve discussed different types of LED lighting, how to choose recessed lighting, and ways to use LED in your kitchen, it’s time for for a little fun!

Lighting art with LED

Lighting art with LED

One of the great things about LED lighting is you can safely put it almost anywhere to highlight anything you want, from an architectural feature to a special molding or just to set a different mood with color.

Going forward, the #1 use for LEDs as accent lighting might well be to display artwork.

“There are no ultraviolet rays in LED, so it’s great for art,” Lucy Dearborn said.

LEDs are perfect for lighting art.

LEDs are perfect for lighting art.

In the bathroom, LEDs are lovely for soft lighting around the mirror…

LEDs built right into your mirror!

LEDs built right into your mirror!

Lighting with color is now easy with LED technology, whether you are looking for a specific hue to complement your scheme …

A mirror outlined with LED lights can complement your color scheme.

A mirror outlined with LED lights can complement your color scheme.

… or the ability to change colors according to your mood.

 

Color changing LED can change your life!

Color changing LED can change your life!

LEDs have, of course, many practical uses. A great example is how they can be used to light up a stairway for safety (while still looking snazzy!):

Light up stair rails with LED strips

Light up stair rails with LED strips

Use LED strips along steps for safety

And it’s always a pleasure to add lighting just because you can:

Show off your cove with LED in color!

Show off your cove with LED in color!

We hope you’ve enjoyed this look at the latest in lighting. We’ll be back with more as the technology evolves.

 

 

 

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In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.

Hans Hofmann