More than 200 solutions for home
lighting challenges. For professional and non-professional decorators alike, the book
shows how lighting can transform a home, increase the sense of space, provide practical
lighting for working areas and bring warmth, ambience, highlights and drama. The main
section of the book is a comprehensive directory that examines, room-by-room, every kind
of lighting requirement in a house and recommends the best solutions.
This popular easy-to-read lighting
design guide offers a highly visual introduction to the fundamentals for illuminating the
single-family home. The book offers advice on design tools and room-by-room lighting
strategies and how to implement the use of energy efficient lighting design, including
updated information on LED lamps, CFL's and daylighting. 32 pages of color plates.
This do-it-yourself guide makes it
easy to upgrade residential and commercial lighting to reduce costs and environmental
impact while maintaining or even improving the quality of the lighting. Filled with
step-by-step instructions, it shows you how to save money and energy with light-emitting
diodes (LEDs), compact fluorescent lighting (CFL), solar lights, windows, skylights,
fixtures, controls, and other bright ideas.
Homeowners, garden designers,
landscape professionals, and anyone with an interest in highlighting and improving the
look of their home landscape will be inspired to learn how even the most drab setting can
be transformed into a stunning showcase garden using simple, modern, and creative lighting
schemes. Includes secrets behind a wide range of lighting styles, different effects of
lighting varieties available using complementary indoor and outdoor lighting, planning for
safety, and much more.
How to achieve a wide range of
beautiful and dramatic lighting effects. Expert guidance and advice on the theory, design
process, project needs, and techniques of landscape lighting. Prizewinning projects
designed by the author and other landscape lighting professionals. Plus, hundreds of
diagrams, drawings, and black-and-white and full-color photographs illuminate topics and
provide visually stunning insights into new and creative ways that lighting can transform
landscapes. Covers the latest technologies and equipment and features new chapters on
installation, documentation, and seasonal lighting.