Lighting

Overview

The Good Ideas series returns here to a broad subject of endless appeal to every homeowner, looking at lighting solutions for every space inside and outside your house. What difference does light make? The variations of lighting offer infinite possibilities for generating interesting variety and stylish environments in the home. One of the most important influences in conceptualizing a space is the control of light, whether it is natural or artificial. Careful lighting design is indispensable for creating ...

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Overview

The Good Ideas series returns here to a broad subject of endless appeal to every homeowner, looking at lighting solutions for every space inside and outside your house. What difference does light make? The variations of lighting offer infinite possibilities for generating interesting variety and stylish environments in the home. One of the most important influences in conceptualizing a space is the control of light, whether it is natural or artificial. Careful lighting design is indispensable for creating ambiences that are not just livable but warm and comfortable as well. This practical reference gives detailed descriptions of different types of lighting and their characteristics, and presents a wide range of examples that can serve as inspiration for both professionals in the field and readers who are looking for sound and reliable advice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060747947
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/4/2005
  • Series: Good Ideas Series
  • Pages: 330
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Marta Feduchi is a Bareclona-based writer and editor specializing in architecture and interior design.

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Table of Contents

Lighting 6
Natural Light
Direct Daylight 14
Diffused Daylight 38
Light from Behind and Above 58
Artificial Light
Light to Create an Ambiance 94
Task Lighting 204
Decorative Lighting 226
Lamps 326
Collaborators 330
Lighting Shops and Companies 332
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