One of the advantages of being an interior designer in the modern age is that you have a much wider selection of materials to chose from. The same goes for designers in many other fields as well. Custom car and van aficionados, for example, now have many additional ways of distinguishing their projects from those of everyone else. Among the most versatile and useful new products to hit the market are LED light strips. These are flexible ribbons containing small LED bulbs at intervals.

Because these LED light strips come in different colors which can have their intensity adjusted from very dim to stunningly bright, they offer almost endless combinations for creating accents and delineating surfaces. They can also be used as a replacement for old-fashioned neon lettering in just about any application imaginable. They can be used to spell out the name of a business for a quick and easy sign in the window, or they can be employed as an eye-catching placard advertising the special of the day for a restaurant.

Yet these utilitarian forms pale in comparison to what can be done with LED light strips in an architectural setting. Using these strips in concert with natural shadows and shadings allows you to produce fabulously evocative ways of catching and guiding the eye towards some destination where you can really make a statement.

By tucking these lights into places not directly seen by the viewer, they can be used to create elegant background lighting that highlights chosen architectural features such as perhaps an assembly of greenery or to subtly highlight a painting on the wall. Dim indirect lighting would be perfect for the bedrooms of young children or to provide the barest hint of illumination in a home theater setting.

There are just so many ways in which LED Tape Lights can produce new effects even in the oldest and most familiar of spaces. Nor should it be forgotten how energy efficient such light strips are in comparison to almost any other form of illumination. With such a dramatic tool available, it is no wonder that designers and architects everywhere are racing to invent new and cunning ways of painting their latest designs with light.