Now that summer is almost history, the days are shortened and outside begins to make fresh, outdoor weddings give way to semi-enclosed tents and inner enclosures. The change of scenery modifies both the type of setting, as the furniture and props but without doubt the aspect that can change more is the lighting.
Gone is the exterior lighting , based on the predominance of natural light combined with floor lights, balls hanging from the trees or candles suspended from the branches. We welcome instead the interior lighting, which predominates above all the ceiling lighting , which takes almost all the protagonism with large hanging lamps or strips of light, combined with flashes of light on walls and small Complements on the tables.
One of the most characteristic forms of illuminating an interior wedding is placed in the ceiling large cloth bands and illuminate with light strips similar to those used at Christmas, repeated and spread them all, combined or not with a large lamp Classic cut spider that acts as a counterpoint.
Less elegant but very effective, it is also possible to use light strips with slightly thicker bulbs. Ideal for rustic weddings or with wooden ceilings, they simulate the festive atmosphere and give us its fun and dynamism.
A little more in size, the Japanese-style paper balls, illuminated both in neutral tonality and in multiple colors, add even more if that informal touch that more than a couple of couples look for, away from sophistication and rumor.
In fact, they are usually accompanied by strips of light with bulbs and simpler furniture, leaving the chairs naked and avoiding to cover them with fabrics and ties, style that would not marry at all with this type of lighting.
Another radically different option is to use ceiling luminaires that become the absolute focus of the decoration: great hanging lamps , ideal when the ceilings are very high, or creative luminaires made with light bulbs or strips can have a striking effect on the design global.
Focus on the wall
For those who prefer the romanticism of indirect lighting and shades of light, a very interesting option is to design lighting for weddings in a way that is specially restricted to the walls, cloth and illuminating these through various methods, such as strips Hanging lights or floor lights facing them, combined or not with illuminated complements such as floor lamps or decorative branches.
To complete the general illumination (be it roof or wall), the ideal accompany it with small illuminated details in the different tables. For these cases are ideal candles encased in glass or small lanterns scattered around the tables.
Only suitable for daring or for those who want to get out of the norm, you can propose creative lighting options for weddings that do not leave anyone indifferent. Neon lights, illuminated letters , light trees or geometric games are among these options.
In short, plenty of lighting options for weddings, from the most classic to the most daring for all types of bride and groom. We say goodbye with a few more images as inspiration to illuminate you.