Book Review: Lighting for Interior Design – Without light, interior architecture cannot be fully designed and experienced. It is one of the key tools for an interior designer, but can be a dauntingly technical subject for students.
Part One, Theory, looks at the physics and technology behind lighting. Part Two, Process and Practice, looks more specifically at the use of lighting in interior design and outlines the key design issues and principles. The book goes on to show the ways of representing lighting schemes using CAD and 3D models and how to implement and test these designs. Finally, the book explains how to deal with contractors, clients and other professionals.
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This book takes a detailed, practical look at lighting in interior design, giving students all the key information and skills they need to be able to tackle lighting successfully in their designs.
Malcolm Innes is a lighting designer, a light artist and lighting educator. He has lectured internationally on the subjects of light, art and architecture and he teaches on the MDes Lighting, BDes Interior Architecture and BDes Design and Digital Arts programmes at Edinburgh’s Napier University. He is also an active member of the Professional Lighting Designers’ Association.
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