powered by
Design Dilemma
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Design Dilemma
Professionals
Users

how to create this mood lighting?

hongAn vuJuly 18, 2012
I don't know much about lighting design. Could you help me specify what kind of light should be used to create this backlit drapes?
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Gear 7 Audio-Visual
It looks to have been done with RGB LED par cans. In a permanent building this can be accomplished using LED tape or small spots.

All the best,
Chris @ Gear 7
    Bookmark   December 29, 2012 at 5:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Daniel Nguyen
It's just a semi sheer fabric with LED lighting. If you head to your local music and professional audio store near you. They have the lighting for sale and rent.
    Bookmark   December 29, 2012 at 7:48PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
designideas4me
How far away from the fabric are the lights? LED lighting can get very hot. Just wondering how this is done safely?
    Bookmark   December 30, 2012 at 12:25AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Daniel Nguyen
LED lighting actually doesn't get hot at all. That's the benefit of LED, they don't let off heat. So they can almost be right up against the fabric.
    Bookmark   December 31, 2012 at 12:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
designideas4me
interesting. I didnt realize that. I must be thinking of compact florescent which is very hot and used in many of my direct spot lights. I wonder if I could do this outside near my pool. So any landscape lighting that takes an led bulb can be put close to fabric such as a shade sail or a curtain? Do you happen to have any suggestions on how to create an outdoor panel for privacy and height (9 feet maybe)? Something that can be used next to a fence and is made with an outdoor fabric that withstands the elements yet would create a nice glow with a few spotlights? Or am I better off with a flood light with led bulbs? I can get it built or maybe buy a kit if you have any suggestions. where are you located? thank you.
    Bookmark   December 31, 2012 at 2:25PM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
How do you light the void created by a shed ceiling in the living room?
Our living room has a 2-story shed (cathedral) ceiling...
Ellessebee
How do you suggest creating a light, airy spa like feeling bathroom with tile? .
Mountain bath overlooking ocean. Would like to bring...
rsemmens
How to create attractive but functional privacy for balcony doors??
I'm slowly updating my apartment and am struggling...
michellemckendry
How did you create the great lighting effect behind the shelves?Thanks
Is there a light at the top shining behind every shelf,...
wlg3
More Discussions
color of walls
can I paint light peach for my living room which has...
Shamala Swaminathan
Window treatments and decor help
I was wondering if I could get some help with what...
sarahdallan
Need lighting help in the kitchen
I am looking for two island pendants or two island...
flypiper
Window treatments?
Our new construction home isn't finished yet, but being...
Amanda
New build
I'm seeing a lot of dark interior window finishes....
lomac123
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.