Lux Lounge

Despite its short life as a small boutique night-club and lounge in the warehouse district of Wilmington, DE, Lux Lounge was a successful example of inexpensive and creative lighting solutions greatly enhancing the interior design of a space. The intent of the club was to be sophisticated, exciting and luxurious with a desired effect of a glowing, color changing club. To meet a very tight budget, the palette of lighting fixtures needed to be affordable and simple to install. The color-changing aspect required a very straightforward, inexpensive control solution, that would give the wow factor, yet fit the wallet.

BEAM developed a system of floating clouds, both wall mounted and ceiling mounted to provide the visual interest. Each cloud, made of stretched PVC and back-lit with fluorescent strips sleeved with theatrical gels to provide the ‘color pop’, totaled less than $75 worth of lighting material.

Simple track-head spot-lights placed in the rafters provides the ambient light at chair level. The back-bar and bar-tops were made of translucent solid-surface material back-lit with color-changing LED’s, well before LED’s were a common source in the market. The design was successfully executed and Lux Lounge was the first club under 10,000sf to be featured and published in Club Systems International magazine, the premier magazine of the premier magazine of the night-club industry.

Lux Lounge

Despite its short life as a small boutique night-club and lounge in the warehouse district of Wilmington, DE, Lux Lounge was a successful example of inexpensive and creative lighting solutions greatly enhancing the interior design of a space. The intent of the club was to be sophisticated, exciting and luxurious with a desired effect of a glowing, color changing club. To meet a very tight budget, the palette of lighting fixtures needed to be affordable and simple to install. The color-changing aspect required a very straightforward, inexpensive control solution, that would give the wow factor, yet fit the wallet.

BEAM developed a system of floating clouds, both wall mounted and ceiling mounted to provide the visual interest. Each cloud, made of stretched PVC and back-lit with fluorescent strips sleeved with theatrical gels to provide the ‘color pop’, totaled less than $75 worth of lighting material.

Simple track-head spot-lights placed in the rafters provides the ambient light at chair level. The back-bar and bar-tops were made of translucent solid-surface material back-lit with color-changing LED’s, well before LED’s were a common source in the market. The design was successfully executed and Lux Lounge was the first club under 10,000sf to be featured and published in Club Systems International magazine, the premier magazine of the premier magazine of the night-club industry.

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