Creative Planning for Successful Lighting Solutions

Book - 2004 | Rev. ed
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While everyone accepts the practical importance of lighting, few appreciate its creative potential. Good lighting can make all the difference between a room that is bland and dull and one that is sparkling with life. It can soothe and relax, heighten atmosphere, create interest, and enhance decoration. In short, lighting has the power to transform your home. Illustrated with over 300 colour photographs of the very latest in light fixtures, this revised and updated edition of "Lighting" offers an abundance of practical information combined with hundreds of suggestions for creating imaginative lighting schemes. It presents a lucid and comprehensive overview of a potentially confusing subject. Whether you are planning an entire lighting scheme or simply buying a new bulb, "Lighting" provides all you need to light your home effectively, efficiently, and elegantly. In this first section, Decorating with Light, Elizabeth Wilhide suggests ways to maximize the effects of natural light and reveals the principles of good artificial lighting. The second section, Choosing Lighting, presents and in-depth guide to the extensive range of different light sources available and the various roles they fulfill, Living with Light, the third section of the book, explains how to meet your lighting requirements by suggesting stylish and successful lighting schemes for every room in the house. An invaluable Practicalities section focusses on the fundamentals of the subject including a detailed discussion of safety and maintanance. The book concludes with a comprehensive directory of light-fixture and accessory sources. Packed with inspiring ideas for creating atmosphere and style, "Lighting" offers a wealth of bright ideas for your home.
Publisher: New York : Ryland Peters & Small, c2004
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9781841726816
Branch Call Number: 747.92 WIL 2004
Characteristics: 191 p
Additional Contributors: Main, Ray


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