Lighting Combinations: Canary, Silver, Black, White

Bright, cheery, and fun, this color combination will breathe life into your wedding reception without seeming too harsh. With yellow as the bright component bouncing off of beautiful silver and warming up cold white, it creates a comforting place–like a warm summer day. Try this tips when choosing this color scheme to make your event feel and look beautiful.

Like gold, yellow plays an upbeat role in your event. Think of using a wall washing technique to keep that warm Read More

Lighting Combinations: Pink, Silver, Black, and White

We all remember the color wheel of grade school: the complementary and analogous color schemes. But when it comes to a wedding, just how important are your color choices? Can they really make or break your wedding?Pink, Silver, Black and White Reception

Make or break may seem a bit of an exaggeration but when the photos are developed, you want to see shades that correspond and play off one another rather than realizing then that the orange, yellow, and sage wasn’t really as warm as Read More

Knowing your Lighting Lingo

Lighting is incredibly important for any event. Triad Event Lighting allows you to set the mood as well as highlight the main attractions at the venue to make your event even better! In order to find the perfect lighting for that perfect event, you need to know a little bit about the types of lights to use.  Triad Event Lighting wants to help you. We’ve compiled a list of lighting lingo you need to know when planning an event:

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Look Before You Light: What Your Location Can Tell You!

Permanently Fixed Lighting Example No matter what your event may entail, regardless if it’s a corporate function, wedding, or school dance lighting can really bring the event to life.  Triad Event Lighting advises you to first consult a professional it will save you a lot of time and money in the long run. 

The professional’s first step is to scope out the location.  This is what your consultant will be looking for:      

Where the fixed lighting is located. Lights that brighten walls, ceilings, Read More

How to make Your Outdoor Wedding “Pop”

Paper Lantern Design

Triad Event Lighting knows the ways to give your special day a little “Pop”. In order to make this happen, the first thing you’re going to want to do is inspect the venue. As you’ve read in our previous blogs, it will save you tons of time and money if you go ahead and hire a professional.

Although “Do It Yourself” projects are often very fun and exciting, we don’t recommend you doing your own lighting for what Read More

What Are Wash Lights and Why Are They Important?

Wash Lighting with Pipe & DrapeWhat are wash lights and how are they used?: Wash lights are used to change the color of a room or venue. This process is called color washing and/or up lighting, the two terms are interchangeable.

What do you need to know when hanging wash lights?: It is really important to mount these lights high and use really high quality LED fixtures with a wide angle. How you position these lights is really important as well. Positioning allows you to Read More

Creating A Unique Lighting Experience With Round Paper Lanterns.

Paper Lantern DesignTriad Event Lighting can create the perfect ambiance wherever you are just by adding the unique style of paper lanterns.  There are literally hundreds of styles to choose from; however, we’re going to focus on the most popular style… round paper lanterns.

Round paper lanterns are your basic paper lantern which can have a battery powered led light inside that will produce a dim shadowy light. This style of lantern can also have a 7 watt light bulb placed inside Read More

What Types of Lights should I use for Centerpieces?

Pin Spot EffectThere are several types of lights to use during an event. But how do you know which lights to use and for what? This blog is going to inform you of just that! When lighting a centerpiece, floral arrangement, buffet or bar, it is important to use a certain light called a pin spot.

A pin spot is a focused beam of light that shines directly onto an object. Most pin spots are hung from the ceiling. Ask a professional Read More

The Moods of Colors

What type of mood do you want to set on your dream-wedding day? What about the reception? This blog will inform you as to which lighting colors to choose to help set the appropriate mood at your venue.Red Wash Lighting

Red Lights: Red lights are very romantic and warm. This color allows the venue to feel very personal and intimate. This color would be perfect for any private or small wedding. We wouldn’t suggest using red with a large audience. It might Read More

Lighting: Just Some Information

Beautiful UplightingThere is much more to lighting that meets the eyes. Lighting is much more than simply just flipping a switch.  At the reception, a bride and groom want their colors to “pop”. They want certain images to be seen and others to somewhat shy away from. Lighting allows you to do all of this.

Lighting is one of the few things we suggest that you don’t do yourself. Lighting specialists are experts who have been trained to make things more Read More

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