Lighting: A Design Source Book (Hardcover)  by Elizabeth Wilhide, Ray Main(Author)

Lighting is as integral a factor in any interior design plan as color, objects, and arrangement. Wilhide understands that lighting is more than simply what we see; it's also how we feel. Lighting is a central factor in how any space influences our moods.

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Lighting is as integral a factor in any interior design plan as color, objects, and arrangement. Wilhide understands that lighting is more than simply what we see; it's also how we feel. Lighting is a central factor in how any space influences our moods. This big, lavish book provides practical help on positioning and installing light sources throughout every room of the home. Dramatically and beautifully illustrated with more than 300 color photographs, it also includes source lists for the specific fixtures and lamps shown. A casual perusal of the lively photographs alone will give the reader inspiration and fire the imagination for creative use of light for dramatic effect, to soothe or relax, to warm a room, or to cool it down visually. This book is not only fun to look at, but also practical and useful for any would-be decorator, beginner or professional. --Mark A. Hetts --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author
Elizabeth Wilhide is the author and co-author of a number of successful books on interior design. She has contributed to Terence Conran's Essential House Book, Conran on Design, and Tricia Guild on Color. Her own books include Traditional Country Style, Bohemian Style, Natural Decorating, Living with Modern Classics : The Light, and Living with Modern Classics : The Chair. Ray Main trained as an architectural photographer but now specializes in interiors photography. His work is regularly featured in leading interiors magazines, including House and Garden and French Elle, and in lifestyle supplements to newspapers such as The Times and The Sunday Times, and he was the photographer for the book Recycled Spaces.