The use of LED lighting is a very effective way to bring “life” to display materials and to lift them above the crowd of other products and displays that are non-illuminated. The main three used for LED lighting are:-
Used predominantly with clear acrylic to highlight the edges of the material to get a glowing effect. This can also be used in conjunction with engraving into the surface of the material. This gives a similar glowing/lit effect to logos or other engraved elements.
Edge lighting can also be used in shelving applications for visual effect or back-lighting to products on a shelf.
Often used in showcases and counters to highlight specific products inside a case or counter. Can be used from the side or top of a shelf/case and can be concealed or shrouded so fixtures and fittings aren’t overly visible.
Back lighting can be used on wall panels and shelving to achieve a glowing effect. However, this is predominantly used in lightbox/lit signage and can be single or double sided. This process has a very wide range of applications including:-