Carme Home, where luxury and technology combine! In this blog we’ll look at lighting options and compare two popular choices: Hollywood bulbs and LED lights. Each has its own unique charm, and we’re here to help you understand the differences and decide which is the best new addition for your home.
Technology: Hollywood Bulbs vs. LED
Hollywood bulbs have been a symbol of glamour and elegance for decades. Traditionally, they are incandescent bulbs that rely on a heated filament to produce light when an electric current passes through it.
At Carme Home, all our Hollywood bulb pieces are equipped with LED technology. LED, or Light-Emitting Diodes, are solid-state semiconductors that emit light when an electric current flows through them. Unlike incandescent bulbs, LEDs don’t use a heated filament, which makes them more energy-efficient. This means you can get the best of both worlds: the classic Hollywood aesthetic with the added benefits of LED technology!
Appearance: Iconic Globe vs. Sleek Modern Designs
Hollywood bulbs are easily recognisable by their iconic globe shape. These bulbs evoke a classic and nostalgic Hollywood aesthetic often associated with vanity and glamour. Their larger size sets them apart from standard light bulbs, giving them a distinctive and stand-out look.
LED lights come in various shapes and sizes, they generally have a more modern and streamlined integrated appearance. LED technology allows for compact sizes and design flexibility, enabling the creation of sleek and contemporary lighting products.
Advantages of LED and Hollywood Lighting
Energy-efficient: LED bulbs consume significantly less energy than incandescent bulbs, reducing your electricity bill.
Extremely long lifespan: LED bulbs can last up to 25 times longer than traditional incandescent bulbs.
Highly durable: LED lights are highly durable and resistant to shocks, vibrations, and impacts, ensuring a longer-lasting lighting solution.
Produces less heat: LED technology generates less heat during operation.
Design flexibility: LED technology allows for various integrated designs, allowing us to create a variety of products.
Colour options: LED bulbs can emit light in various colours, allowing you to create captivating lighting effects to suit different moods and occasions.
Brightness and Dimmability: Both Hollywood bulbs and LED lights provide a bright, flattering, and even illumination.
Now we’ve explained Hollywood and LED lighting here are some of our top picks for each!
The ultimate glam Hollywood dressing table and a luxury addition to your dressing room or bedroom. With a large rectangular mirror surrounded by nine Hollywood bulbs, offering three colour light settings to create the perfect glow. The table provides plenty of storage with five drawers and a glass table top with compartments for organising your beauty favourites! Complete with a crushed velvet padded stool, the Taylor dressing table combines style with comfort.
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Elevate your vanity experience with the Harlow Hollywood mirror, a stunning addition to any dressing room. Featuring fourteen dimmable Hollywood LED bulbs, this mirror provides the perfect illumination for makeup application, hairstyling, and beauty prep. Effortlessly controlled by a touch sensor, you can easily adjust the brightness and switch between three colour light setting. The mirror also boasts a built-in wireless Bluetooth speaker and USB charging port, ensuring you can stay connected and charged while getting ready. Add to your existing dressing table set up or combine with our Ivy or Laguna dressing table for that complete glam look!
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Flip open the lid of Emilie to unveil a beautifully illuminated LED mirror and a nine-compartment makeup organiser, offering a designated spot for all your beauty essentials. She ensures convenience with a built-in hair dryer holder, a handy USB port, and a universal plug. Never worry about low battery again, thanks to the integrated wireless phone charger. To complete the set, a matching padded stool provides comfort during your getting ready routine. The perfect addition to uplift your home and elevate your getting ready routine.
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Renee is a jewellery cabinet you need, featuring a full-length mirror which boasts a sleek frameless design with a touch sensor LED light. With interior shelving, necklace and bracelet hooks, a ring holder, and an earring bar, this cabinet has a place for all your favourite items. The interior is lined with soft black velvet, protecting your jewellery from scratches or damage. Renee is guaranteed to add style to any room!
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Whether you prefer classic aesthetics or a more contemporary look, we’ve got the perfect dressing tables, mirrors and jewellery cabinets to illuminate your space in style!