Cove Lighting Design

Cove Lighting Design

Cove lighting is a great way to highlight the interiors of your home. You should consider the types of lights you choose, their spacing, and their color when designing your cove lighting. A well-designed cove light will not only illuminate your interiors but will also increase the aesthetic value of your home.
Recessed cove lighting

cove lighting

Recessed cove lighting is one of the most popular types of lighting for the ceiling. Its curvy design creates a dramatic effect on a ceiling and is commonly used for commercial purposes. Its use can add grandeur and elegance to a room. This type of lighting design can also be used to create geometric patterns on the ceiling.

This type of lighting is best suited for areas where lots of light is needed. The LEDs are extremely energy efficient and are available in a wide range of colors. Fluorescent lighting is also an affordable and energy-efficient option and is also adaptable to cove systems.

Tungsten lights

Cove lights are attractive lighting solutions for long hallways and walkways. They help you navigate around the home easily and make it feel more welcoming. They can also be used to illuminate a foyer or stairway. They are energy efficient and can come in a variety of colors and shapes.

These inexpensive lighting fixtures are easy to install. However, they are not long-lasting and will eventually need to be replaced. Also, the flexibility of rope lights can lead to some problems: improper installation may result in failure of the lights. They may also reflect light unevenly and accentuate wall variances. In addition, “hot” burning bulbs can turn the plastic housing brown in ultraviolet light.

LED lights

LED lights offer a number of advantages over traditional incandescent bulbs. LEDs are more efficient and last longer, using a fraction of the energy. They can provide bright, warm light. They can also be dimmed to produce a variety of colors and are available in a variety of configurations.

Depending on the type of design, cove lighting can add both aesthetics and functionality to any space. Directly installed cove lighting is a beautiful option for residential settings, while indirect cove lighting adds a unique dimension to an office or media room. Colored cove lighting is an excellent way to add ambiance to a media room. LED cove lighting can also illuminate architectural features, such as stair treads. It adds not only aesthetic appeal but also safety and wayfinding capabilities.

Fluorescent lights

Fluorescent lights are available in different types and sizes and have a wide range of colors. Besides, they are energy-efficient and affordable. Fluorescent lights are also available with dimming ballasts. If you are not concerned about the cost, you can go for LED lights because they are eco-friendly and are also very adaptable to cove systems.

Fluorescent lights are great for cove lighting, but they’re not a good choice for narrow coves. Fluorescent light fixtures are also visible in narrow coves, which detracts from the ambiance effect. A better option is a Phantom cove light, which is field-cut or notched to bend it, and works well in kitchen soffits, beam trusses, and valances.

Custom mounting trims

Custom mounting trims allow you to set the exact angle of illumination and minimize glare. They also allow you to dim the lights and avoid spilling light outside the display. You can choose to hide individual LED diodes or choose a lensed trim to homogenize the light pattern.

The cove lighting design is an excellent choice for accent lighting, as it directs light toward the ceiling for indirect illumination. It can highlight a focal point and create a natural glow, while complementing a piece of art. A custom cove lighting design can even become a new showpiece for the walls.
Creating a halo effect with cove lighting

Cove lighting is a great way to add dramatic effect to your living room. It creates an eye-catching effect, and it is often used in theaters, bars, and other unique living areas. It can also add warmth to a formal dining room, particularly when it is used to light up the walls around a table. It can also be used to create an elegant ambience in a tray ceiling, a rectangular ceiling recess that is often decorated with lighting fixtures.

You can use a variety of lighting options to create the illusion of a halo in your ceiling. First, you’ll need a channel or ledge. This can be any shape or color you desire. Secondly, you can create a drop-down ceiling by using plasterboard or other material. You can then install LED strip lights in these areas to give the impression of a floating ceiling.

Phantom’s lighting experts can help you create the perfect mood lighting in your home, office or business. Call us at 800-863-1184 to get a quote or request a callback using our online form.