The Art of Illumination: Residential Lighting Design  by Glenn M. Johnson (Author)

When it comes to beautifying homes with light, Glenn Johnson is universally recognized as one of the absolute masters of his art. At different points in his high-profile career, he has created designs that bring subtle warmth to Stephen Spielberg's art collection ... defined a relaxed aura for David Geffen's music sanctuary ... and unobtrusively illuminated the sumptuous details of mega-mansions for the likes of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor and Aaron Spelling.

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Glenn Johnson, who for more than 20 years has illuminated some of the world's most exclusive homes, galleries, clubs, and museums, now reveals his lighting philosophy and techniques in a step-by-step book that shows the reader how to achieve perfect illumination in every room of the home. In what is almost a textbook for lighting designers, Johnson guides the reader through the basics of lamps and lighting technology to a technical and aesthetic comprehension of how to dramatically transform a room or an entire building with carefully-planned illumination. --Mark A. Hetts

Book Description
When it comes to beautifying homes with light, Glenn Johnson is universally recognized as one of the absolute masters of his art. At different points in his high-profile career, he has created designs that bring subtle warmth to Stephen Spielberg's art collection ... defined a relaxed aura for David Geffen's music sanctuary ... and unobtrusively illuminated the sumptuous details of mega-mansions for the likes of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor and Aaron Spelling. In The Art of Illumination: Residential Lighting Design, Glenn Johnson teaches the art and science of lighting design that he has practiced for more than 20 years. Look inside this long-overdue resource, and there are breathtaking examples from Johnson's own portfolio, along with previously unavailable details on how to apply light to aesthetically enhance each area of a home. Whether you're an architect, interior designer, contractor, or homeowner, you'll find a rich storehouse of ideas in the book's eye-opening full-color photographs, renderings, and CAD details of lighting applications.

From the Back Cover
"It was a great collaboration working with Glenn Johnson. He fulfilled all the design objectives ... and achieved a balanced play of light between people and the rooms." --Iris Cantor, homeowner. "Glenn is truly a professional in the field of lighting design." --David Geffen, Geffen Records and Dreamworks SKG. "Working with Glenn has been an educational delight." --Bebe Winkler, Bebe Winkler Interior Design, Inc. A LOVE AFFAIR WITH LIGHT. When it comes to beautifying homes with light, Glenn Johnson is universally recognized as one of the absolute masters of his art. At different points in his high-profile career, he has created designs that bring subtle warmth to Stephen Spielberg's art collection...defined a relaxed aura for David Geffen's music sanctuary...and unobtrusively illuminated the sumptuous details of mega-mansions for the likes of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor and Aaron Spelling. In The Art of Illumination: Residential Lighting Design, Glenn Johnson teaches the art and science of lighting design that he has practiced for more than 20 years. Look inside this long-overdue resource, and there are breathtaking examples from Johnson's own portfolio, along with previously unavailable details on how to apply light to aesthetically enhance each area of a home. Whether you're an architect, interior designer, contractor, or homeowner, you'll find a rich storehouse of ideas in the book's eye-opening full-color photographs, renderings, and CAD details of lighting applications.