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indoor show lighting for organic textile work

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lyra y Jose Nov 20. 7 Replies

HiWe are trying to get proper lighting for indoor shows for organically dyed and hand woven rugs.  I read here to use LED lighting but when ordering the  lights I was told it's better to use halogen…Continue

Tags: LED, SoLux, halogen, bulbs, lighting

Wanted: pro panels

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lyra y Jose Oct 20. 2 Replies

Hi we are looking to buy (or maybe rent) a full set of pro panels.  If anyone is selling please let us know.  We are in Central NY but willing to go a few hundred miles to pick them up.thank youContinue

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Lyra y Jose replied to Lyra y Jose's discussion indoor show lighting for organic textile work
"Thanks for your reply. The power is supplied.  I didn't know there were UV filters-so I guess I need to do a lot more research on this."
Nov 20
Larry Sohn replied to Lyra y Jose's discussion indoor show lighting for organic textile work
"More importantly, what K range do you want? Halogen throw a lot of heat. Are you using UV filters? Are you using supplied power or a battery system? Answering these may help you decide."
Nov 20
Lyra y Jose replied to Lyra y Jose's discussion indoor show lighting for organic textile work
"would halogen be a bad choice ?  That's all that was in stock for the lamps. "
Nov 20
Larry Berman replied to Lyra y Jose's discussion indoor show lighting for organic textile work
"I would imagine that they would be better than any other type of bulb for accurate color. But you should also realize that any light is better than no light and people's minds correct the color.Larry Berman"
Nov 20
Larry Sohn replied to Lyra y Jose's discussion indoor show lighting for organic textile work
"I do not believe you have to go to the high expense of specialized bulbs, for your application. LED bulbs are energy efficient, low heat output. Most importantly they can be acquired in many different K range. This will give you the color spectrum…"
Nov 20
Lyra y Jose replied to Lyra y Jose's discussion indoor show lighting for organic textile work
"So Larry would you say those bulbs are a good choice for a show?"
Nov 20
Larry Berman replied to Lyra y Jose's discussion indoor show lighting for organic textile work
"Solux is the lighting used by most museums and art galleries. I have a Solux lamp that I use to match the color of reproductions to the scans on my color corrected monitor. Don't know if you've read the information on their web site or…"
Nov 20
Lyra y Jose posted a discussion

indoor show lighting for organic textile work

HiWe are trying to get proper lighting for indoor shows for organically dyed and hand woven rugs.  I read here to use LED lighting but when ordering the  lights I was told it's better to use halogen because LED will wash out the colors and texture of the rugs.   Then I was advised that SoLux bulbs would be even better than halogen....so I'm looking into those.A few more articles I just found on the web say LED is better. Can anyone clear up (at least in the most basic way) if LED is better than…See More
Nov 20
Connie Mettler left a comment for Lyra y Jose
"Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Lyra. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members…"
Oct 30
Lyra y Jose replied to Lyra y Jose's discussion Wanted: pro panels
"Thanks Larry.  We are trying to improve our booth and wanted to rent for that purpose-testing how things would look using panels, and going from there with improvements. Lyra"
Oct 20
Christina L. Towell left a comment for Lyra y Jose
"Hi Lyra, Welcome to AFI!  We're delighted to have you joining us and hope you'll find the site to be beneficial.  Thanks for signing up and best of luck as you move forward."
Oct 20
Larry Berman replied to Lyra y Jose's discussion Wanted: pro panels
"I rent my Pro Panels but I'm in Pittsburgh. Unless your show is close to MW it's not worth driving to pick them up. And if you're willing to rent, you should specify what dates the event are.Larry…"
Oct 20
Lyra y Jose posted a discussion

Wanted: pro panels

Hi we are looking to buy (or maybe rent) a full set of pro panels.  If anyone is selling please let us know.  We are in Central NY but willing to go a few hundred miles to pick them up.thank youSee More
Oct 19

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At 9:16am on October 20, 2017, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Lyra,

Welcome to AFI!  We're delighted to have you joining us and hope you'll find the site to be beneficial.  Thanks for signing up and best of luck as you move forward.

At 10:00pm on October 30, 2017, Connie Mettler said…

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