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Title:
Lighting : a design source book
Author:
Wilhide, Elizabeth.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
191 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781556706981
Format :
Book

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Central Library NK2115.5.L5 W56 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

From the welcoming porch light to the reassuring night light, this invaluable book discusses all aspects of choosing and using lighting sources, bulbs, and fittings to create stylish, well-lit interiors and provides a wealth of bright ideas for creative lighting from planning a new lighting scheme to choosing a new bulb.
-- Accessible and hardworking, this comprehensive guide demystifies the technicalities of the subject, provides practical guidance on positioning and installation, and illustrates the effects of different lighting sources and schemes.
-- Shows how to analyze your lighting needs before settling on a final arrangement, whether it be ambient lighting for generating atmosphere or accent lighting for artwork or collections.
-- An invaluable "Practicalities" section focuses on lighting fundamentals (including a detailed discussion of safety and maintenance) and an exhaustive directory lists the best sources for light fixtures and accessories.


Author Notes

Elizabeth Wilhide is a prolific writer of books on design and decoration. She also wrote a novel entitled, Ashenden, which outlines the history of a grand English country house through the eyes of its past owners and their decendants. Her design books include: The MacKintosh Style: Design and Decor, Scandinavian Modern Home, The Interior Design Directory, and New Loft Living.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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