More than 200 solutions for home lighting challenges. "The Home Lighting Effects Bible" shows how lighting can transform a home, increase the sense of space, provide practical lighting for working areas and bring warmth, ambience, highlights and drama. The author provides information on the technical aspects of lighting -- sources, strength, direction, angle, color and control -- for the interior designer and the home owner. Design topics include: Directional lighting, up-lighting, spotlighting Moveable, recessed, stretch-wire and concealed mountings How to give light depth and character Purpose lighting, such as picture lighting, special effects, task lights and color washes LED and fluorescent bulbs Low-voltage and hard-wired power sources Styles and functions of different types of lighting Finding the right size Working with light color How to choose decorative lighting The main section of the book is a comprehensive directory that examines, room-by-room, every kind of lighting requirement in a house and recommends the best solutions. With ideas for stairs (and under stairs), nooks and alcoves, wine cellars, media rooms and more, no corner is missed. A valuable resource for professional and non-professional decorators alike, this practical book is published in a handy format with a concealed wiro-binding that lies flat for easy use.