As I mentioned before, LED lighting is “King-of-the-hill” in today’s lighting market. The lighting market has seen such wide-sweeping changes over the past couple of years that it’s shocking even to a design professional.

If you’re a nightclub or bar owner looking to make lighting changes, I can share some of the latest design ideas that will enable you to save substantially. The photo at right, which depicts LED recessed can lighting by Con-Tech Lighting.



Change can be good – especially if it saves you money! This is true with Chicago-based Con-Tech Lighting (@ConTechLighting) and Los Angeles-based Liton Lighting, the major players in the architectural lighting market here in the U.S. Con-Tech is the frontrunner, now offering an LED-version of virtually every conventional product in their catalog. Liton, which offers some similar products, appears to be in the midst of completing their product line. I’ll begin by reviewing each of my favorite fixtures for nightclub and bar design:


Another player, Southern California-based Numinus (@Numinus_LLC), offers a line of specialty mini LED fixtures.

What are the Main Advantages of Architectural LED Lighting?

In architectural lighting, LED lighting offer many advantages over traditional incandescent lighting.Photo Featuring Con Tech Pendant Lighting One of the things you’ll like about it is that you’ll never have to replace another bulb again! Unlike traditional architectural lighting, where the bulbs are changed by hand, the LED bulb is an integral part of the trim. Suffice is to say there are many reasons for this, but the bottom line is that the annual cost of running and maintaining LED lighting is less than half of its traditional counterpart.


Of course, if all of this is more than you want to handle, I am available to custom-design your free-standing drink rail. Simply contact us and we’ll provide you with everything you'll need.


What are the Other Advantages of LED Architectural Lighting?


LED architectural lighting is so superior to traditional lighting that the decision to purchase it is a no-brainer. Consider the Led bar 14following:

What are Some Important Things to Know about Purchasing LED Lighting?

Even though the light source is different with LED lighting, there are some things to know about lighting, in general. Here are a few things to know:



Here are a few of my recommendations for LED lighting for nightclubs and bars:



pdfLiton 1200 Lumen LED Downlight Cut Sheet


pdfNuminus Spectracan Cut Sheet

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