Right Light: Lighting Essentials for the Home
Right Light Lighting Essentials for the Home Author:Lisa Skolnik, Nora Richter Greer, Livia McRee The right light makes the room. It sets the stage for our lives, creates a comfortable environment, and enhances home décor. Bring a new brilliance to your home with this expert guide that demystifies all aspects of lighting your home. The Right Light examines a wealth of lighting sources, types, and styles. It shows you how to find and us... more »e the best light fixtures, how to create mood with lighting, and how to balance the functional and aesthetic aspects of lighting throughout your home on a room-by-room basis, and even outdoors. Read The Right Light and discover hoe to custom-design your own lighting to decorate your home. -Detailed lighting plans for your home, and inventive ways to use the lighting resources you already have in place. -Decorative tricks on how to use lighting to enlarge your space, make it more intimate, and give it more height. -Lighting design tips on working with color and light, designing concealed lighting, and turning a garden into an outdoor room. -Eight beautiful handcrafted lamp projects to help you make your own lamps and light fixtures.« less
I always wondered why the stores and restaurants that I went to looked so much better than anything in my home. I finally come to the conclusion that it was the lighting - most people don't think about how to use lighting to decorate their living spaces.
This book gives inspirational examples for various rooms in a home and how to plan the lighting in your rooms to give the desired effects by walking you through basic questions - what will be the activities in the room? What features of the room to you wish to highlight/hide? What is the mood of the room? Soothing? Cheery? How do you make your room flexible enough to handle multiple tasks?
While the book probably won't answer your specific question, you can pick up on a few tricks of the trade for your home that you see in those fabulous stores and restaurants.