LED Art Gallery Lighting Systems Showcase And Protect Artwork

LED art gallery lighting systems have advanced greatly in recent years, quickly replacing halogen and other technologies in most respects. Art galleries have unique lighting needs, as they must consider the subject’s sensitivity to light, in addition to aesthetics. LED lighting delivers in both areas, with precise illumination that’s safe to use with any subject. Continue reading “LED Art Gallery Lighting Systems Showcase And Protect Artwork”

LEDs and Recessed Art Lighting: A Perfect Pairing

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LED recessed art lighting is powerful enough for sophisticated art displays, and compact enough to remain unobtrusive. Recessed lighting, in the form of framing projectors, is already the pinnacle of art illumination, and with modern LED lighting technology, it’s even more effective. Unsurprisingly, art collectors, galleries and museums, including the Smithsonian and the Sistine Chapel, are rapidly adopting the technology. Continue reading “LEDs and Recessed Art Lighting: A Perfect Pairing”

Why LED Art Lighting Systems Are Gaining In Popularity

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LED art lighting systems are steadily replacing halogen technology as the first choice in art display illumination. Art museums and galleries, including the Smithsonian, are making the switch to LED in rapid fashion because of the efficiency, longevity and controllability the technology offers, as well as its low UV and infrared output. Continue reading “Why LED Art Lighting Systems Are Gaining In Popularity”

When Should The NC Series Be Installed?

Phantom Lighting’s optical framing projectors are designed to fit into any setting, and the New Construction, or NC, series is the choice when that setting is still being built. Specifically, this model is intended for use prior to installation of sheetrock, and comes with a set of mounting bars that can accommodate joist spacing up to 10 inches high and 24 inches wide. Continue reading “When Should The NC Series Be Installed?”

Why Recessed Art Projectors Are A Top Choice In The Industry

There are several reasons why designers and installers are opting for recessed art projectors instead of other forms of display lighting. Chief among them, though, is how they can be shaped to fit any subject, giving them the ability to create a lit from within effect that no other fixture can match. Continue reading “Why Recessed Art Projectors Are A Top Choice In The Industry”

Eliminating Glare From Art With Glass

Although tough, eliminating the glare from art made with glass is possible. It does take some careful planning and installing, along with fixtures that are flexible enough to customize, but with these in place, a lighting expert can mitigate nearly all of the annoying reflections. In general, the same principles that an expert would use with glass are the same that an expert would use with varnished paintings or other reflective surfaces. Continue reading “Eliminating Glare From Art With Glass”

Does Non Glare Glass Really Eliminate The Glare?

Homeowners who want to put their artwork up for display might want to know: Does non-glare glass really eliminate the glare? Yes, anti-reflective surfaces can assist in the removal of reflections and hotspots. Continue reading “Does Non Glare Glass Really Eliminate The Glare?”

How Can You Minimize Glare With A Surface Mount Fixture?

Glare is a function of the aiming angle or in scientific terms; the angle of incidence.  See the image which illustrates the angle of incidence on a flat surface. The same holds true when lighting art on a wall. The best you can do is to change the position of the light either forward, back, left or right to redirect the glare to the least viewed area. Left or right pitches the glare to the opposite side of the room. Continue reading “How Can You Minimize Glare With A Surface Mount Fixture?”