Portable canape trays illuminate Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Applelec was proud to sponsor the 2012 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards where LED Light Sheet was used to illuminate the portable canapé trays and sections of the event’s pop-up bar.

Taking place at the iconic 1930s art deco building of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, the 2012 Restaurant and Bar Design Awards celebrated excellence in hospitality design.

Canapé trays were illuminated by lightweight LED Light Sheet powered by a small rechargeable battery concealed on the underside of each tray. The display of fresh food possible due to the cool running of LED Light Sheet which ensured delicacies including oysters could be presented on the trays. As waiters mingled amongst the guests, the intense light of the trays shined dramatically around the darkened and busy room.

Along with the canapé trays, LED Light Sheet was used to create the glowing bar top which provided the finishing touch to the evening’s temporary structure. Created uniquely for the event, the structure references the art deco lines that form a decorative language throughout the RIBA building. Over one night the event organisers built an illuminated pop-up structure that was both visually impressive and fully functional as a series of working bars and a stage.

Applelec’s managing director, Ian Drinkwater, presented the Australia & Pacific Award and had this to say about the evening: ‘We were delighted to be involved in this prestigious event. The LED Light Sheet illuminated canapé trays have been a popular point of conversation amongst the industry specialists here tonight.’

Credits: Images courtesy of Restaurant & Bar Design Awards.

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