Top 5 smart lighting gifts from Philips Hue

17 February, 2022

Whatever the occasion or time of year, smart lights from Philips Hue make the ideal smart home gift for that special someone. Get some inspiration with our top light gift ideas, whether you’re buying for a birthday, a housewarming, Christmas, or even just for a special treat.

Lighting gifts for the parents in your family

Why not get your mom, dad, or any other family members started on their smart lighting journey with Philips Hue? A starter kit is the best way to get them up and running in no time. Complete with White and color ambiance bulbs and a Hue Bridge, they’ll be able to enjoy the full suite of smart lighting features that Philips Hue offers and create the perfect ambiance around the home. With no rewiring required and a simple setup process, a starter kit is easy to install and easy to control using the Hue app.

A couple enjoying a romantic meal with a smart table lamp

Lighting gifts for that special someone

What better way to show that special person you care than by brightening up every part of their day? Treat them to a smart table lamp that’s right at home on their bedside table, a cozy corner in the living room, or workspace. Keep your loved one entertained or relaxed with smart lights as they go about their daily routine. Using the Hue app, they can dim, brighten, and change the color of the light to suit the task at hand. They can also access an extensive gallery of dynamic light scenes designed to help with concentration, relaxation, or even creating a cozy, romantic ambiance. 

A mother reads a bedtime story to his child with a Hue Go smart light

Lighting gifts for those little angels

Smart lighting is a great way to create magical moments. Treat the little ones with their own portable Hue Go portable light —  they can use it as a special night light or to add a splash of color to playtime at home. The Hue Go also has the power to help transport your youngest family members to their own magical world at story time. The lamp uses colored light to set the perfect mood, whether you’re exploring the jungle, sailing the Seven Seas, or lost in outer space — a Hue Go lets their little imaginations grow and glow! 

A house lit up at night using outdoor smart lights

Lighting gifts for the friend that loves to travel

Want to give your frequent-flyer friend some peace of mind while they’re away from home? Gift them a smart outdoor light, like the sleek Appear wall light or the eye-catching Calla bollard path light. They can be easily mounted next to the front door or on the porch. Your friend can use the Home and Away setting in the Philips Hue app to automate their outdoor lights to switch on and off, making it look like they’re home when they’re out of town. Perfect for deterring unwanted guests and helping to keep their home safe while they’re busy jet-setting. 

Two men enjoy playing video games together using a Hue sync box

Lighting gifts for ultimate gamers

Know someone who’s an avid gamer? Make them really feel part of the action with the immersive power of Hue smart lights. The Hue sync box allows them to connect any HDMI gaming console — PlayStation and Xbox included — to Philips Hue lights so that all the in-game action bursts into life and explodes off the screen in colorful light. The perfect lighting gift idea to take their gaming to the next level! 

*When a bulb displays "Up to" a certain number of lumens in its specifications, it displays the maximum lumen output of the bulb. It shows how bright the bulb can get at 2700 K (White bulbs) or 4000 K (White ambiance or White and color ambiance bulbs). Learn more about brightness