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Make Your Event with Colour Lighting

Colours speak louder than words.  The correct colour lighting can ultimately change the whole event experience, manipulating mood and dictating guest emotions.  Lighting is not often at the top of the list when it come to wedding or event planning.  But it really does make a huge difference to the feel of a function.

Event Colour Lighting and Mood

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Give your event the professional edge.  Every event is unique and it is paramount that individual event themes are taken into account by specialist lighting designers and lighting programmers to complement that theme, hitting the nail on the head with the right mood lighting.

Colour lighting enhances, changes and establishes mood and is used strategically at events to trigger an emotional state through triggering memory subconsciously.  Branding often focuses on colour for this reason, but at a corporate event this needs to be taken into consideration when taking into account how your guests will feel using the branded colour lighting in an event space.

From hot, intense red; vibrant cheery yellow; relaxing blue to fresh and tranquil green every colour stimulates a temperature in the room and the power of it should definitely not be overlooked.

 

Use the Correct Colour Lighting in the Appropriate Places

Colour lighting, when done poorly can look downright awful! Successfully projecting colour lighting will accentuate features, without overpowering them and detracting from the overall theme.  To create the right mood, takes careful thought.   A classic example is the colour lighting used from day to night.  Warm hues work best at a wedding during the day, for example.  Yet you will want to dramatically change the atmosphere and mix up the vibrant colours for the informal evening party!

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Walls and trees lend themselves to be perfect for Up-lighting, whether your going for the hard party atmosphere, a formal affair or a festival style event.  They are great for mixing up different colour combinations and for lighting up specific areas.

Blue Spotlight colour lighting, Milsom Kesgrave Hall, Suffolk

Spotlights are fabulous when it come to illuminating key focus areas.

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Gobo Projections can be custom made.  A company logo or monogram illuminated in your branded colour or a personal design can be created and projected for a wedding or celebration.

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Ultimately, to create the right effect you need to leave it to the experts!  The team at Dreamwave Lighting have the creative flair and technical skills (not to forget safety knowledge) to bring your wedding or corporate event vision to life.  We can work with any size budget.  Our expert lighting professionals with bring you a design lighting plan that will knock your guests socks off!

Marquee Festoon Lighting – Eggington House

The journey of creativity is never ending.  We were very excited to be approached again by wondrous wedding planner, Katrina Otter, to provide marquee festoon lighting at the unique 17th century manor, Eggington House in Bedfordshire.   We love collaborating with Katrina and forming fabulous ideas for wedding lighting and decor as one of her go to suppliers.  Lisa and Tom’s day was no exception to the rule.

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Image Source – Rebecca Goddard Wedding Photography

Focus Feature with our Marquee Festoon Lighting

The whole marquee together with the quintessentially English setting looked simply stunning.  So much so that it caught the attention of renowned Coco Wedding Venues to feature in their popular blog.

“remember that it really isn’t just a day, it’s a wedding journey and you have to enjoy it all. It is such a special time.”

– Lisa (Bride)

Dreamwave Lighting; Wedding Lighting Hire; Marquee Festoon Lighting; Hanging Lamps; Eggington House Wedding Venue Bedfordshire

Image Source : Rebecca Goddard Photography

 

I know that Lisa and Tom had a few bumps in the road leading up to their day (like most couples planning a wedding), but they took everything in their own stride and had complete faith in their suppliers to deliver.  I think the end result in the photographs speak for themselves, don’t you?

 

Dreamwave Lighting; Wedding Marquee Festoon Lighting; Hanging Lamps; Geometric Lampshades; Eggington House Wedding Venue Bedfordshire

Image Source: Rebecca Goddard Wedding Photography

Dreamwave Events’ Lighting Rental Hire – Marquee Festoon Lighting

Happiness looks gorgeous on Lisa, so we enjoyed making her smile!  We provided black cable droplet festoons with a mixture of warm glow vintage and geometric lamps hung in an asymmetric design from the marquee structure.

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Image Source: Rebecca Goddard Photography

Our custom created marquee festoon lighting gave a reason for their wedding guests to stare.  The geometric lamps gave a touch of contemporary whilst the vintage hanging lamps nodded to the traditional; both providing the jaw-dropping impact on arrival and then leading into the evening creating desirable ambiance with their dimmable glow.

“the festoon lighting was a great investment and something I’d definitely recommend.”

– Lisa (Bride)

Marquee Festoon Lighting; Dreamwave Lighting; Geometric Hanging Lamps; bulbs; Eggington HOuse Wedding Venue Bedfordshire

Image Source: Rebecca Goddard Photography

 

I have listed the suppliers who all contributed massively to Lisa and Tom’s day and presented the marquee to it’s full potential:

Venue: Eggington House

Wedding Planner: Katrina Otter Weddings

Photographer: Rebecca Goddard Photography

Videographer: Reellovefilms

Drinks: Bubbles Bros.

Wedding Cake: Seventh Heaven

Florist: Swaffham and Fakenham Florist

Musician: Eight Ray Music

DJ: The Wedding Smashers

Décor and signage: The Little Lending Company

Furniture: Classic Crockery Event Hire

Lighting: Dreamwave Events

Tableware: Duchess & Butler and Hélène Millot

Stationery: Emily & Jo

 

Marquee Wedding Venue Eggington House Bedfordshire

Image Source: Rebecca Goddard Photography

 

If you would like to chat wedding lighting, contact us direct for a consultation.  But before you do, my blog post on what information we need to fulfill your lighting enquiry is definitely worth a read.

Festive Lights – Approved Lighting Installer

Our friends at Festive Lights have launched their approved lighting installer pages!  We are proud of our close partnership with this awesome team.  Further to this we are one of the first approved lighting installer of their range of lighting products and offer of this service within Essex, Suffolk, London and the south east of England.

Dreamwave Lighting Hire – Approved Lighting Installer

“Having been selected for their high standards of installations and expertise, Dreamwave Events are passionate about lighting design and have a dedicated lighting installation team who will work with you to create your vision.”

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As an Approved Lighting Installer our Services will include:

  • The planning and design of permanent and temporary installations
  • Custom CAD drawing plans on request
  • Full and detailed proposal and quotations
  • Site visits if required
  • Festive illumination displays for commercial and residential clients
  • Specialists in festoon and vintage light bulb designs for internal and external use

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Exciting Time as an Approved Lighting Installer for Festive Lights

A rising tide lifts all boats/nothing succeeds like success.  Our Dreamwave Lighting team are thrilled to see the approved lighting installer page live and we are looking forward to some very exciting times ahead working closely with Festive Light’s for installation of commercial and residential lighting displays, both temporary and permanent.

Matthew Higginson, Trade Sales Director at Festive Lights had this to say “Dreamwave Events are the perfect partner installer for Festive Lights’ as they are ultra-professional, are on the cutting edge of lighting trends and can design lighting displays to match anyone’s vision across the commercial and private sectors. They are fully vested in our product ranges and even have a hand in developing new ones, clients are in very safe hands with the Dreamwave team”.

They say if you’ve got it, flaunt it: We plan to launch a dedicated page for this service on our planned new website (coming soon!).   In the meantime, you can find out more about our service by contacting us by phone or email.

 

 

 

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