There’s nothing quite like the wow factor of noteworthy lighting at an event, and it’s not hard to accomplish! Good lighting can transform a space, tie in a theme, and add ambiance. With so many options, no matter your budget, there is sure to be a lighting option that works for you. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite ways to light an event.
And if you’re looking for more awe-inspiring uplighting, take a look at the blues and purples that are hitting the ceiling of the Henry Ford Museum. With your eyes already moving up because of the spectacular airplane, the lighting only highlights the scene, really making it pop.
A few different factors determine cost with uplighting. How big of a space are you looking to uplight? If you’re looking to do all or most of the room, a good rule of thumb is to place a light every ten feet. If you’re looking for a specific shade of a specific color, your best bet is to go with our RGBA uplights. If you’re less concerned about color, a par can with a colored gel might work just fine for you.
String lighting is a fan favorite and can be used in so many different ways. Twinkle lights can hang with fabric for a soft glow, string in a circle to a point, or wrap a pole. Bistro lights, especially outside, make a space more intimate and are perfect for cocktail hour. They can also be strung above the tables for a Tuscan Villa feel.