Residential Lighting: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

Residential Lighting: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

by Randall Whitehead
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Residential Lighting: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471450559
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/14/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.82(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents


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.


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.


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