Cove Lighting

Cove Lighting is a popular indirect lighting design whereby lamps are reflected off the ceiling to illuminate a space.

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Cove Lighting

Cove Lighting refers to lighting in a suspended ceiling where the lighting itself points up and is then reflected by the ceiling into the scene. It is a great say to get soft and subtle lighting and shadows into your rendering.

This short 10 second video demonstrates the advantages of Cove lighting.

This longer 90 second video shows how to place cove lights into your SketchUp model and render them.

Cove Lighting Sample

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Short sample of Cove Lighting

Cove Lighting Example

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How to add and render cove lights.

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