Heart vs. head: the visual effect of neon and LED neon
There's a reason traditional neon signs have remained so popular with businesses around the world. The light they emit is warm and inviting. The neon light itself evokes a long-forgotten nostalgia in us. Neon signs have been shining in places like Las Vegas, Tokyo and New York for about a century now. So the effect of neon as opposed to LED is primarily an emotional one.
Terms often used for glass neon:
- old school
LED light, on the other hand, is very bright and can quickly be perceived as cold. However, unlike neon, LED is a modern technology and therefore generates a futuristic feeling. In addition, LED signs are optimal for trade show booths or other flexible transportation. The brightness of both types of neon can be dimmed with the help of additional components.
Terms often used for LED neon: