What They Mean And Where To Use Them – LED Light Colors

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LED lights are a great way to add shine and luster to your next project. But don’t just go for the typical white or yellow – there’s so much more out there! You’ll want something that matches with other elements in this space but also stands on its well, too, like blue or purple if you’re decorating an office.
If it sounds confusing now, wait until figuring out which color will best suit what we have going on becomes frustrating because of all those options available- trust me; I’ve been there before!”

Understanding LED Light Colors

Every space we need to illuminate is unique.

When it comes to choosing the right LED light color for your home, office, or business space, there are many different variables that you should consider. We often hear from our clients how important it can be to determine what Kelvin temperature their lamps will emit to create a specific mood at night-time, which affects everyone’s sleeping patterns! For example, 2000K lights may make someone feel more relaxed while 3000k might stimulate productivity during daytime hours so they have higher energy levels when going off work later on down this road. Those numbers come straight out of an index called kelvin (from where most other measurements around technology today begin).

Whether its residential cabinet lighting and commercial

When you are looking for the perfect light color to set an ambiance, look no further than these awesome options. The lower numbers represent redder lights while higher ones show bluish hues – just choose your preference!

When discussing the color of LED lights, we are really speaking about two things; white and RGB (red/green/blue).

White LED Light Colors

The Kelvin scale is often used as a guide for LED light colors. In the progression from 1K up to 10 thousand K, variations in “white” color go through orange, yellow, and blue. There’s no strictness when it comes to assigning names or numbers on this particular temperature range but here are some commonly accepted terms with their associated kelvin number: 4k (4000), 5k 6-7 Bett 9

  • Warm White – 2700K to 3000K (close to standard incandescent bulbs)
  • Soft White/Warm White – 3000K to 3500K
  • Cool White – 4000K to 5000K
  • Daylight – 5500K to 6500K (starts to appear blue in color)

LEDs are a great way to replace old inefficient light bulbs, but it’s important not just the color temperature of your lights. You should also look at their lumen output and CRI (color rendering index). The higher these numbers are in the relation between 90-100+, the better!


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RGB LED Light Color

Not used as commonly or as traditional white LED light colors, but just as important are color-changing RGB lights that offer 16 million variations.
Each diode’s base four-color (red/green mix) construction can produce other hues within it; not only do you have options like reds, greens, and blues—you might also be able to make purples or teal shades depending on how much voltage is applied to them! Unlike their more clinical counterparts produced by using kilowatts rather than watts – these types use simply named names such a ‘crimson’ instead.

What Do The Different Colors of LED Light Mean?

The power of lighting has been scientifically proven to have an effect on our moods. Just like certain smells, the color can trigger specific emotional responses in people, and why? It’s all about how each hue makes us feel! Soft white lights seem so warm while cool colors give off more inquiry than anything else, which is perfect for those looking into exploring new things or ideas outside their comfort zone with some excitement because it will help them grow emotionally too 🙂

White LED Light Color Moods

Soft White Light Color: Calming, Cozy, Warmth, Inviting

Cool White Light Color: Clean, Neat, Vibrant, Fresh

Daylight Light Color: Alertness, Focus, Sterile

RGB LED Light Color Moods

Yellow LED Light Color: Happiness, Warmth, Friendly, Stimulus, Caution, Creativity, Energy

Orange LED Light Color: Success, Confidence, Vibrance, Innovation, Health, Cheerful

Red LED Light Color: Love, Strength, Energy, Passion, Anger, Urgency, Danger, Stimulating, Excitement

Green LED Light Color: Peaceful, Growth, Money, Safety, Healing, Freshness, Quality, Natural

Blue LED Light Color: Trust, Stable, Smart, Harmony, Peace, Loyalty, Integrity, Dependable

Purple LED Light Color: Wisdom, Luxury, Fashion, Success, Ambition, Royalty, Creative, Imaginative

Where To Use Warm, Cool And Daylight LED Colors

It’s a well-known fact that certain LED light colors work better in very specific environments. For instance, if you have an office space with natural daylighting and want to make it feel more open instead of closed off like many dentist offices often are, bluish lights would be perfect! But we all know how much warmth orange colors bring when visiting our dentists for cleanings—don’t let this fool ya, though: some people prefer a cool white hue while others go straight green (or even blue). There’s definitely no wrong answer here, so enjoy falling down the rabbit hole of color until you find out what works best within your own personal preference zone.


Where To Use Soft And Warm White LED Light Color (2700K to 3500K)

LED lights are the new way to give your home that cozy, warm feel. Soft white and Warm White LEDs have been shown time after time to create an intimate ambiance in residential or hospitality areas, which can make you relax without even realizing what’s happening around it! These colors also help us sleep better by mimicking natural sunlight with less strain on our eyesight than other types of lighting options out there today, like fluorescents (which is why they’re great for dining rooms). Finally – not only do these little guys look good anywhere indoors, but their energy efficiency means no more expensive power bills either!”

2700K to 3500K lights are great for:

Residential (traditional kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, living room, closet)
Residential Outdoor
Hospitality (Hotel)
Reception Areas
Spaces with Earthy Tones

Where To Use Cool White LED Light Color (4000K to 5000K)

Want to be more productive? Go with a cool white color temperature.
Next to warm, it’s probably the most widely used LED light color! With its bright and clean feeling that gives off an efficient vibe- perfect for kitchens or bathrooms as well some office spaces like retail stores if you’re looking for something refreshing without being too distracting from what needs done at hand. The 4000K – 5000 K range covers many applications, so they should fit any need.

When it comes to cool white, there’s an easy rule-of-thumb if your space is white or has lightening features in the background (i.e., gray cabinets), then opt for a LED light with a color temperature of 6000k – 5500k
If warm whites aren’t needed, but you want something that will still cast some warmth over guests as they enter and leave your home, try using daylight instead!

Cool white can be used in:

  • Residential (modern kitchen)
  • Garage
  • Office Space
  • Retail
  • Educational
  • Hospital

Where To Use Daylight LED Light Color (5500K to 6500K)

If you’re looking for a light that will help show off your space, the daylight LED fixtures have it going on. They’re bright enough but not too much so as to cause discomfort or distraction from what’s in front of us; they also render colors easier, which means we’ll be able to see those green dresses at retail stores more accurately than ever before (even if there are 2700K options!).

Daylight can be used in:

  • Medical
  • Retail Displays
  • Museums
  • Gyms
  • Jewelry Displays
  • Office Spaces

Where to Use RGB Color Changing LED Lights

When you want to make, your space stand out, using LED lights in RGB colors is a simple and affordable way.

  • Signage
  • Restaurants/Bars
  • Bedroom
  • Behind TV/Monitors
  • Outdoor Areas
  • Kitchens
  • Cars

How Surroundings And Situations Impact LED Light Color

It’s important to consider color temperature when designing an interior space because it can alter how a room is perceived. LED lights add depth and highlight surfaces, materials, or design features of residential spaces while providing illumination for commercial settings like restaurants– ask yourself what type(s)of environment you want your building/room hosting before choosing lighting fixtures!

The task or surroundings we’re in dictates the color temperature of our mood.
The colors that light gives off can be so subtle, yet it has an incredible psychological effect on us all! I’m looking at my soft white vs. daylight comparison now. Which would you like me to work under, and what about relaxing with? It’s quite simple for me because one absorbs warmth while another emitts it – none come close to each other, though 😉

The Color Is Up To You!

We all have our preferences when it comes to lighting color temperatures. There are many options available, and you can use a variety of LED light colors in various areas on one project. For instance, an office space needs different lights than the reception area or kitchen countertops – despite being branded with similar fixtures from the same company! Although keep in mind that certain brand names will give off more natural-looking white light than others, so don’t be afraid to experiment by adding some RGB if your budget permits.

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