Backyard Retreat, High Point, NC
PROJECT SUMMARY: This couple was no stranger to outdoor lighting. The husband had a wide assortment of lights strewn around in the backyard when our lighting designer, Pete Bryant showed up for their lighting consultation. He knew good lighting was possible, but wasn’t able to achieve the look he wanted without professional help. The homeowner had tried fixtures found at Home Depot and Lowes and even online, but wasn’t impressed with the quality of light. During the design phase, Southern Lights provided the road map and detailed lighting designs for this client capturing this beautiful setting at night creating the most ideal landscape lighting scenes.
LIGHTING FOCUS: The backyard was always the focus of this property. These clients spend a lot of time outside in the secluded backyard and wanted to highlight their beautiful landscaping.
- Large Mature Trees
- Area lighting, bring friends and family from the driveway to their backyard in an inviting way
- Water Feature
- Plant Material
- Architectural lighting of the home
LOCATION: The lighting designs and installation for this project can be found in High Point, Greensboro, NC 27265
LIGHTING DESIGN: Ideal landscape lighting should evoke Safety. Security. SERENITY and should always start with a design. This was a really fun project to collaborate with the homeowner and share some of our experience with him with what we would like to focus on and how/why we light what we light. The best part of this project was when the clients came outside for the first time and we flipped the switch, their jaws literally were wide open with excitement seeing their backyard retreat come to life.
The maturity of their trees and landscape allowed us to utilize a few more lighting techniques to create a more realistic outdoor lighting scene. The location and size of the large Oak Tree really was the centerpiece of the backyard making a serious statement. Illuminating this tree correctly was really important to help give balance to this outdoor lighting installation. This tree offered height, down lighting (moonlighting), and reflective lighting into the backyard space helping to provide a very natural looking space that felt comfortable to be in during the evening hours.
Automation was also added to this system giving these clients full access to their lighting system from a smart phone or tablet anywhere in the world.
HURDLES TO OVERCOME: Designing an ideal landscape lighting system takes planning. Overcoming some misconceptions of why we needed the number of fixtures and the placement of fixtures This client trusted Southern Lights with the lighting designs allowing us to provide the the most ideal landscape lighting effects with the best lighting fixtures for the space and structures.
Located in Summerfield, NC Southern Lights of NC: Outdoor Lighting and Audio serves clients properties and property management companies throughout the state of NC including Greensboro, High Point, Jamestown, Burlington, Reidsville, Oak Ridge, Brown Summit, Winston-Salem, Clemmons, Raleigh, Charlotte, Kannapolis, Salisbury, Gastonia, Matthews, etc. Southern Lights has installed hundreds of outdoor landscape lighting systems and carries more certifications than anyone in the state. We specialize in lighting designs and service everything we install as well as lighting systems installed by others. With attention to detail and a solid knowledge of design, Southern Lights is the leading outdoor landscape lighting firm in the state of NC and beyond. See why our clients choose the most ideal landscape lighting company Greensboro, NC. Contact us today by web (online form) or phone (336.451.4969)