Good lighting can make or break a home in the same way that furnishings and interior decoration set a style. In this major new book, Kevin McCloud provides an indispensable and inspirational guide to lighting every part of the house. From flickering candles to sate-of-the-art micro systems, the book displays a breathtaking range of lighting effects for every room, every mood and every budget. The introductory section provides a clear definition of just what the different types of light are, including a feature on one basic room lit with the five diiferent types of light, Kevin McCloud then treats each room in turn, looking at both the essentials and beyond to the dramatic effects which can be achieved. Each chapter opens with a Case Study of specially commissioned photographs which show the room lit in three different moods. In each case, Kevin McCloud explains the emotional response you can elicit from different lighting schemes as well as the practical solutions to problems. The final section includes a photgraphic glossary of fixtures and fittings, as well as the essential technical know-how, from the fundamentals of wiring to how to brief an electrician. Informed throughout by both the practical lighting expertise and the imaginative design techniques for which Kevin McCloud is renowned.
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The ultimate room-by-room guide to lighting in the home, with over 275 colour photographs, specially commissioned Case Studies and a photographic glossary of lighting equipment.
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Book Description Ebury Press, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091783836
Book Description Ebury Press, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091783836