Residential Lighting: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

Residential Lighting is the complete guide to illuminating single-family homes.
  • Examines the "how" behind the art of residential lighting.
  • Emphasizes use of "light layering"-using variety of lighting sources together.
  • Features more illustrations, room-based design strategies, common lighting mistakes, and a larger color section.
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“…a highly visual guide to the fundamentals of illuminating residential projects… great detail…” (Interior Design, May 2004)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471450559
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/14/2003
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

RANDALL WHITEHEAD, IALD, a lighting consultant for more than twenty-five years, is an internationally known author and speaker on the subject of architectural lighting design. His work focuses on residential and landscape lighting, and his projects have appeared in Architectural Digest, House and Garden, and Architectural Record, among other magazines.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Section One: Understanding Light.

1.?The Functions of Illumination.

2. The Color of Light.?

3. Choosing the Correct Lamps.

4. Choosing the Correct Luminaire.

5. Daylighting.

6. Controls.

7. Special Effects.

Section Two: Using Light

8. Kitchens:?The New Gathering Place.

9. Entrances:?Setting the Tone.

10. Living Rooms:?Layering Comfort with Drama.

11. Dining Rooms:?The Main Event.

12. Bedrooms:?Private Sanctuaries.

13. Bathrooms:?Functional Luxury.

14. Home Offices:?Work Spaces that Really Work.

15. Exterior Rooms:?Expanding Interior Spaces Visually.

16. Applying Lighting Techniques.

Part A: Guidelines for drawing a reflected ceiling plan.?

Part B: Guidelines for writing lighting specifications.?

Part C: Lighting questionnaire for your clients.?

Part D: Hands-on design - condominium project.

Part E:?Review Examination.

Glossary.

Appendix One: Resources: How To Use Them.

Appendix Two: Sample Answers To Review Examination; Sample Lighting Layout For Condominium Project.

Appendix Three: A Sampling of Luminaire Manufacturers.

Appendix Four: Top Ten Lighting Tips.

Appendix Five: Top Ten Outdoor Lighting Tips.

Appendix Six: Answers To Frequently Asked Lighting Questions.

Appendix Seven: Recording Your Work: Tips on Photography.

Appendix Eight: Tips on Public Speaking.

Appendix Nine: The Business Of Being in Business.

Appendix Ten: Getting Published: The Game Plan.

Index.

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