Lighting Design Books

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    LED Lighting

    LED Lighting: A Primer to Lighting the Future shows you the working parts of a "simple" LED bulb and explains the challenges electronics companies face as they push LED lighting into the mainstream. You'll learn how you can use LEDs now, and why solid state lighting will bring dramatic changes in the near future.

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    The Complete Designers' Lights 1950-1990

    Clemence and Didier Krzentowski, the founders and directors of the leading contemporary design gallery Kreo (in Paris), have been collecting lights for 30 years. Conceived as a catalogue raisonne of this astounding collection, The Complete Designers' Lights (1950-1990) provides an invaluable overview of light design and furniture history.

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    New technologies such as LEDs and OLEDs are inspiring both designers and manufacturers to develop new forms, functionalities, structures, and constructions. Lux describes and documents this current evolution in lighting and light design. The book presents an eclectic collection of up-to-the-minutelightrelated projects, focusing on their impact on areas such as product design, technology, and art.

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    Ignite: The Art of Lighting Design Alliance

    Lighting Design Alliance's goal is to design lighting in conjunction with architecture and interiors to create dramatic, memorable spaces. This beautifully photographed, 176 page, full-color volume reflects LDA's lighting design philosophy by showcasing their very best work.

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    Practical Lighting Design with LEDs

    This book covers all of the information needed to design LEDs into end-products. Written by authorities in the field, this practical guide helps readers navigate the day-to-day engineering and systems design necessary to build complete LED systems, offering thorough information on the fields of optical performance, power, materials, thermal design, and modeling and measurement.

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    Light x Design

    This collection features case studies of work by the inimitable lighting design guru Bentley Meeker, detailing 20 years of glamorous and sublime illuminations.

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    The Structure of Light

    The potential of electric light as a new building "material" was recognized in the 1920s and became a useful design tool by the mid-century. Skillful lighting allowed for theatricality, narrative, and a new emphasis on structure and space. The Structure of Light tells the story of the career of Richard Kelly, the field's most influential figure.

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    The Architecture of Natural Light

    Shelter and natural light are fundamental elements of architecture. The first is concerned with protection from natural elements; the second with the creative and sometimes spiritual interaction between the man-made and the natural worlds. One is solid and static, the other illuminates and animates. For all those seeking to create space that transcends the physical, The Architecture of Natural Light is a powerful and poetic yet practical survey that provides an original and timeless approach to contemporary architecture.

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    Luceplan Worldwide

    For over thirty years protagonist of the best international design, Luceplan presents itself through lighting projects realized all over the world; featuring work by "starchitects" as well as young talents. This book is a host of snapshots from all over the world capture the true life of the Luceplan collections.

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    Bright: Architectural Illumination and Light Installations

    Light is a magical medium for creative experimentation that architects and designers are currently using to produce a broad spectrum of exciting work. Bright presents a rich selection of these innovative projects that are setting current trends in the creative use of light. Featuring both stunning photography and detailed text information, the book is not only an up-to-date reference tool for professionals working in the fields of lighting design, architecture and art, but also sheds new light on the future of architecture and design.

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    Lighting Spaces

    A full range of high quality, inventive and brilliant lighting design projects are shown including hotels, restaurants, retail, corporate, public, residential, exteriors, houses of worship, performing arts and entertainment facilities, museums, landscape. . . and so much more.

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    Lighting Design for Architecture

    The lighting design office Licht Kunst Licht in Berlin develops lighting scenographies for museums, administrative and public buildings and private residences. This monograph presents recent major projects like the Marie-Elisabeth-L├╝ders-Haus in Berlin, the Uniqa Tower in Vienna or Novartis Pharma in Basle.

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    Luxe Lighting: A Portfolio

    Luxe Lighting: A Portfolio is an illuminating visual resource for anyone seeking imaginative solutions to architectural lighting challenges.

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    Light in Architecture

    The present book is a suggestive and useful guide for those who are conscious of the main role natural light and artificial lighting play in architecture, landscape and interior design.

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    Performance Lighting Design

    New technologies have made lighting more prominent in live performances of all kinds-not just stage theater-and in many courses lighting has been subsumed into "performance lighting".

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    Lighting Your Home: Inside and Out

    The first part of Lighting Your Home Inside and Out will tell readers everything they need to know to design lighting for their home. Rather than live with an odd collection of lamps and fixtures, readers will learn how to create lighting schemes for every room as well as their yard. You will learn how to select lamps, fixtures, and bulbs that will work together to create safe, useful lighting that complements their furnishings, creates the mood they want, and increases the value of their home.

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    Architectural Lighting Design

    Architectural Lighting Design, Third Edition is the one source for all the technical skills, aesthetic fundamentals, and practical knowledge you need to design efficient, sustainable interior and exterior lighting for every type of building. Expanding on the depth and breadth of previous editions, this edition boasts more than one-quarter new material, including new discussions about sustainability, lighting details, and the assessment of manufacturers' product data.

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    Stage Lighting Revealed: A Design and Execution Handbook

    Lighting is a blend of the aesthetic and the technical that can create an infinite number of dramatic effects. Good lighting design completes the emotional and literal portrayals of any performance piece, accenting words, music, and movement. Stage Lighting Revealed explains what designers need to know when creating or executing an effective lighting design.

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    Lighting Design Sourcebook

    Lighting Design Sourcebook: 600 Solutions for Residential and Commercial Spaces, Randall Whitehead

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    Right Light: Lighting Essentials for the Home

    The Right Light examines a wealth of lighting sources, types, and styles. It shows you how to find and use 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.

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    Lighting by Design

    Lighting by Design takes an imaginative and creative look at the potential of creating and using light both inside and outside the home. Since skillful lighting is the balance between light and shade, the book begins with a discussion on the nature of light and the interplay of light and shadow on buildings inside and out. It demonstrates unique ways to become creative with light within the home to achieve varying effects from calm softness to theatrical drama.

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    Interior Lighting, Fourth Edition

    Enhanced with color photos of design applications and more than one hundred new illustrations, this revised edition presents step by step the lighting design process, while incorporating lighting terminology, perception, tools and equipment, general design strategies, and much more.