Ever since Neon Lights were discovered, commerce and marketing became a bright and colorful field because of the extravagant and vivid colors of the lines and shapes created by this simple, yet impressive device.
Recognizing the effectiveness of such item in calling for attention has paved a way for businesses to give a more festive and lively approach to reach out and call on to their consumers. But what is more impressive about this so called contraption is the fact that other than being used for marketing or for business purposes, Neon Lights are also used as a medium for the Fine Arts nowadays.
With the use of ionized gases and glass tubes and electricity, one can create a bursting luminous colorful light. OF course, this light follows the shape of the tube, therefore when one manipulates the shape of the tube the line of colored light is manipulated as well.
By combining multiple tubes of various shapes and bends and coils, together with the use of other gases that produces different colors, you could create various patterns and shapes of colored lights. This is how neon signs and bar lights are produced and conceptualized.
The combination of such shapes and colors could create signs and logos and words and images that could capture the attention of prospective customers. And because of its vivid colors and luminosity, it could draw attention of people meters away from the source.
But as this article mentioned, commerce is not the only one enjoying this wonderful contraption. Today, creative people like artists, architects, sculptures and designers make use of Neon Lights not only as a device to attract the attention of consumers, but also for creating wonderful pieces of art and even decorations.
Individuals could now have their own neon lights and actually use them inside their homes as decorative light fixtures in their houses.
That's not all. Because glass tubes could be shaped and bent into interesting shapes and swirls and patterns, modern sculptors could make use of this technology as a medium for their masterpieces.
Neon lights have come a long way since its first conception. From simple marketing to creating a festive atmosphere to becoming a medium for a work or art, the uses and functions of this device have surely grown and expanded. This truly is an interesting piece of contraption.