Product Description Domestic lighting has traditionally been functional but conspicuously lacking in inspirational qualities. Now, a new generation of lighting designers has brought a more creative approach into play, adding a magical element to interior lighting schemes. From the practical to the theatrical, this book -- which includes hundreds of full-color photographs -- provides all the information home owners need to light their dwelling in style.A visually compelling and informative celebration of options, Light Your Home begins with “Practical Lighting,” covering everything from assessing your needs in different rooms in the home to the basic principles of designing a lighting scheme. “Designing with Light” demonstrates how to combine light sources to enhance the quality and practicality of a home's interior. Decorating with Light highlights the most up-to-date lighting techniques and products. The Compendium presents an exciting array of lighting options across a wide range of styles and budgets. Whether they're looking for something simple or simply stunning, Light Your Home will guide home owners through the process of enhancing their living space with the perfect lighting. About the Author Elizabeth Wilhide is the author of more than twenty books on interior design, decoration, and architecture and a coauthor and contributor of many more. Born in the United States, she moved to Britain in 1967, where she lives with her husband.