Why Use LED – part 5

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  Return on Investment With energy costs constantly on the increase there has never been a better time to switch to LED. Unlike other bulbs, they won’t need to be replaced for many years and often pay for themselves in less than a year of installation. LEDs have a lifespan in excess of 50,000 hours… Read more »

Why use LED? – part 2

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Energy The main reason why LEDs are so efficient is thanks to their ability to convert most of the electricity used into visible light rather than heat. With incandescent bulbs only 10% (at best) of power is converted into light, the rest is converted into heat. An 8W LED bulb actually produces as much light… Read more »

Why use LED? – part 1

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LEDs are compact, versatile and boast longer lifespans than any other lighting technology out there. The robust durability, economical power usage and incredibly low maintenance associated with LEDs are just some of many reasons why they are increasingly being used in illuminated signage and display lighting. LEDs are very efficient at converting most of the… Read more »

A Basic Overview of Snap Frames

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There is a wealth of different types of snap frames, each of which has a different application. From waterproof to tamper resistant, locking or double-sided to window fixing, there is a wealth of purposes that the use of snap frames is paramount. There are even customisable options that consumers can choose from. Whether you have… Read more »

How to Interpret X-Ray Imagery

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X-rays have become an essential tool in the medical profession. Doctors the world over rely on x-rays to diagnose internal problems. A painless and simple procedure for patients to endure, they allow for accurate medical diagnoses of bones and tissues. Patients may be provided with a copy of the x-ray image. Without knowledge or experience… Read more »

Modern Calligraphy Tools and Techniques

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Calligraphy is steeped in history. Our desire for intricately designed penmanship has not diminished to this day. Today, many graphic designers and artists still rely on calligraphy to make a truly-inspiring lettering impact. Modern calligraphy has, however, evolved from centuries past. The artwork ranges from hand lettered inscriptions to pieces of fine art. As the… Read more »

5 Weird and Wonderful LED light uses

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At Lightbox UK we understand the importance of bringing light into your homes and life. Our practical solutions for commercial, industrial and art products are hugely successful to a wide market. Have a look at some of the more weird and wonderful LED creations in design or on the market. Which one will take your… Read more »

5 Uses of Solar Energy in Everyday Lighting

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For many years scientists have worked on ways to harness the sun’s energy. The evolving techniques and technology now allow for both heat and light energy to be generated as a result of the sun’s power, in an increasing number of uses. At Lightbox UK we specialise in LED lightboxes, but what about the world… Read more »

The Psychology of Colour

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Colour is a vital part of our lives, shaping the way we feel and think. Research by scientists has found that surrounding yourself with certain colours or coloured lights can have an important impact on your day. The way we see colour is dependent upon the wavelength within the light spectrum. At Lightbox UK we… Read more »