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Exciting 2018 Wedding Trends and Wedding Themes

Exciting 2018 Wedding Trends and Wedding Themes

The wedding light trends are edgy and cool, with the 2018 wedding trends reflecting the idea. Geometric shapes and minimalist accessories are predicted to take next year by storm. We’re sharing the best 2018 wedding trends to ensure your celebration is unrivalled, along with the light trends to complement your wedding theme.


The clean, simple and crisp look is the number one 2018 wedding trend. Light accessories and decorations, along with vast open spaces, will dominate the wedding scene next year. The key to the minimalistic look is to pay special attention to the finer details, including your lighting. One of our top event lighting tips with this wedding theme is to make a statement. Gobo lights are ideal for this, especially the monogram gobo. If you are hosting your wedding reception in a clear, open space - project your names and wedding date on the wall. The lighting is still in keeping with your theme, but provides an extra layer to your wedding - transforming your venue. We have a vast range of monogram gobo lighting for the job for you to peruse and gain inspiration.


Metallic details have already proven popular in 2017, and we predict will be one of the biggest 2018 wedding trends. Be on the lookout for copper and gold details for your accessories and table decor, perhaps even feature the trend on your ‘naked’ wedding cake. Metallic light trends are also thought to be huge in 2018. You could hang multiple light fixtures at your reception - all different heights for additional effect - along with brass fittings for lighting. Custom gobos, especially custom text gobos, work well with this theme, giving you complete control of the design. You could stick to the classic monogram projection, or upload your own artwork to pair with your wedding reception decor.


According to Hitched, 2018 wedding trends are looking natural. This 2018 wedding theme trend will focus on natural colours, muted lights and taking things back to basics. Polished details and intricate pieces will be the focus of this wedding trend, with receptions moving outdoors to celebrate nature. Brass accessories and garlands of flowers will work well with this 2018 wedding trend. As for the lighting trend to complement this theme, you could also take your gobo lighting outside. Outdoor gobo projectors are perfectly capable of projecting images in daylight; you just need to find a shaded area for the best image quality. A marquee is a great space for an LED gobo projector, while still enhancing the peaceful and tranquil wedding theme you have chosen.

We have even more information on how to use gobo lights during the daytime, along with the recommended outdoor gobo projectors for the job.


Geometric shapes will enjoy their time in the spotlight (literally) in 2018. As 2018 wedding trends take a modern and edgy turn, this wedding theme will prove hugely popular. The light trends for this theme are just as innovative and awe-inspiring. You can work this theme into every wedding reception, even if it’s quirky candle holders and angular shapes in the centre of the tables. However, if you are fully looking to embrace this trend, we recommend looking at lighting. We have a range of geometric gobo lights available, from basic shapes to the more abstract gobos. This kind of lighting is an excellent backdrop to your professional photos, and makes even the largest of spaces more welcoming and exciting. While geometric gobo lights are one of 2018’s best light trends, they also work well at corporate and Christmas events.


While 2018 wedding trends are predominantly natural and minimalist, a pop of colour is still considered one of the greatest event lighting tips. Colour lighting doesn’t have to be intimidating, as there are plenty of opportunities for sophisticated gobo lights adding colour to your reception. Colour LED lights can be as elegant as monochrome lighting. You could use colour LED lights to highlight certain areas of your wedding reception, such as the bar. Stick to darker colours for a more romantic wedding theme, or even use an outdoor gobo projector to highlight the entrance to your venue.

If you would like to discuss the 2018 wedding trends and what the right lighting can do for your reception, get in touch with one of our team today for advice on wedding gobo light.

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