Backlighting is a form of mood lighting that effortlessly brings in an element of glamour and sophistication into the home’s decor. This is a simple lighting technique in which decorative wall or ceiling panels, furniture and so on are lit from behind with LED strip lights, focus lights or tube lights to achieve a subtle or bright glow, depending on the decor.
BACKLIT ONYX BARS
Backlighting a stone with even light distribution can greatly enhance the color and movement within a stone. Depending on the spectrum of the backlighting source, the colors in onyx have a tendency to appear warmer and more vibrant, bringing out the dynamic beauty of the stone. Backlit onyx countertops are breath-taking in restaurant bars as well as backlighting onyx on the face of a hotel front desk. Backlighting stone tends to be magnetic and draws attention.
Backlit onyx exudes warmth and becomes the showstopper element of this bar. The translucent stone makes the space come alive by showing off its natural veins and vivid colours when lit from behind.
BACK LIT STAIRCASE
Backlit steps makes climbing the stairs easier to use at night without fear of tripping. They can completely change the look of that section of your house.
Illuminating your staircase low and close to the floor makes it easier to walk up, and you can get creative with the pattern of your lights.
Such lighting ensures a well-lit passage so there will be no need for a night-light.
BACK LIT CEILINGS
Backlit ceilings are a versatile and durable way of creating cozy but spacious interiors.
Backlit Ceilings come in a number of different textures such as matte, satin, metallic, canvas, translucent or gloss.
It makes the room visually more appealing and inviting, as backlit stretch ceilings can transmit up to 75% of the light behind it. The LED array behind the backlit fabric ceiling stretches underneath the surface and makes it possible to provide light even to corners that normal lighting fixtures cannot reach.
BACK LIT WALLS
Back lit Jali
In this living room, backlighting highlights the jali to form an accent feature that is carried from the wall panel to span the ceiling. The soft lighting creates a soothing and luxurious ambience.
Highlight wall panels Here in this space, LED strip lights are installed behind the tall wooden panels to bring depth and accentuate the height of the space. Simple details impart so much elegance and personality.
Some wooden panels are set forward from the wall surface and backlit from behind to give an offbeat look to the bathroom. So chic!
Create floating boxes Just see how an array of floating boxes adds drama and takes the decor to a whole new level.
BACK LIT BED PANELS
For those who love all things understated yet grand, consider adding an LED strip light around the bed’s headboard. In this bedroom, the subtle backlighting imparts softness and adds a whole new dimension to an otherwise subdued space.
BACK LIT STORAGE SPACE
Add sparkle and instant brightness by introducing bright backlighting within the shelves of a unit. The backlighting styles the room and creates an energised space.
IN THE KITCHEN
Backlighting the kitchen countertop aids efficiency while preparing food and during cleaning. In this kitchen, LED lights are fixed within a pelmet which runs the width of the kitchen, and they highlight the designer backsplash tiles and the countertop.
BACK LIT BATHROOM MIRRORS
To make a bathroom more dramatic, add LED lights to the back of the mirror. This layered depth adds to the stylish look of the space.
Some benefits of back lit mirrors in bathroom are:
1) No Shadows
It gives off a subtle but sufficient light that makes it easier to shave, apply makeup or do whatever it is that requires a well-lit reflection. Through the LED lights, the mirror can create a glow, which can be a standout light source in the bathroom, giving off a relaxing ambiance.
2) Energy Savings
Many bathroom lighting fixtures feature incandescent light bulbs, which use a lot of electricity whereas Backlit mirrors use LED lighting, which use much less electricity.
If you’re looking to add some style to your bathroom, a backlit mirror can be an easy way to do so.
Infuse a sense of luxury by introducing strip lighting within the basin countertop. In this bathroom, backlighting creates a relaxing spa effect and cuts the darkness of the browns.
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