Selection of 40+ Lighting Design Books – Part 2

Lighting Design Books

A few days ago, list of 40 Lighting Design Books that are easily accountable online? I am sure that some of you already know that well-known classics of lighting design literature if you are directly related with the market. Today, I have decided to share you part 2.

Here are the selected Lighting Design Books:


Lighting Design Books Part 2

The Architecture of Light by Mary Ann Steane The Architecture of Light
Reviewing the use of natural light by architects in the era of electricity, this book aims to show that natural light not only remains a potential source of order in architecture, but that natural lighting strategies impose a usefully creative discipline on design.

author Mary Ann Steane ($59.95)


Modern Lighting of the '50's by Alexander Koch Modern Lighting of the ’50’s
Modern Lighting of the ’50’s showcases mid-century modern design that is as relevant now as ever, including more than 250 original images showing the design trends of important manufacturers from America, Scandinavia, Germany and Italy.

author Alexander Koch ($65.00)


Lighting for Interior Design by Malcolm Innes Lighting for Interior Design
Lighting for Interior Design 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.

 author Malcolm Innes                                      ($27.16)


Detail in Contemporary Lighting Design by Jill EntwistleDetail in Contemporary Lighting Design
Detail in Contemporary Lighting Design features more than 40 recent international projects where the lighting is the defining design feature. Each project includes detailed plans, diagrams, sketches, and CAD visuals to demonstrate the lighting techniques involved. These are accompanied by an explanatory text that looks at the original brief, the design concept, and the detailed specification of the light fittings.

 author Jill Entwistle ($41.23)

LED Lighting by Sal Cangeloso 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.

author Sal Cangeloso ($6.95)


The Complete Designers' Lights 1950-1990 by Alex Coles, Pierre Doze, Didier Krzentowski, Constance Rubini

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.

author Alex Coles, Pierre Doze, Didier Krzentowski, Constance   Rubini ($973.38)

Lux by R. Klanten, K. Bolhöfer Lux
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.

 author R. Klanten, K. Bolhöfer ($7.99)

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. ($48.35)


Practical Lighting Design with LEDs by Ron Lenk, Carol LenkPractical 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.

author Ron Lenk, Carol Lenk ($109.95)

Light x Design by Bentley MeekerLight 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.

author Bentley Meeker ($75.00)


The Structure of Light by Dietrich Neumann, Robert A. M. Stern, Sandy Isenstadt, Margaret Maile Petty, Phyllis Lambert, Michelle Addington, Matthew Tanter 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.

author Dietrich Neumann, Robert A. M. Stern, Sandy Isenstadt, Margaret Maile Petty, Phyllis Lambert, Michelle Addington,               Matthew Tanter ($39.56)

The Architecture of Natural Light by Henry Plummer 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.
author Henry Plummer ($37.15)

Luceplan Worldwide by Rosi Guadagno, Patrizia Vincenzi 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.

author Rosi Guadagno, Patrizia Vincenzi ($24.84)

Bright Architectural Illumination and Light Installations by Clare Lowther, Sarah De Boer-SchultzBright: 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.
author Clare Lowther, Sarah De Boer-Schultz ($59.00)

Lighting Spaces by Roger Yee 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.

author Roger Yee ($52.99)

Ingo Maurer Designing With Light by Bernhard Dessecker, Frank Koschembar Ingo Maurer: Designing With Light
The first overview of the work of lighting designer Ingo Maurer, the “poet of light.”

author Bernhard Dessecker, Frank Koschembar ($75.00)



Lighting Design for Architecture by Andreas SchulzLighting 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-Lüders-Haus in Berlin, the Uniqa Tower in Vienna or Novartis Pharma in Basle.

author Andreas Schulz ($51.87)

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

author Lighting Design Alliance ($54.10)

Light in Architecture by Mireia Verges 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.

author Mireia Verges ($97.02)


Performance Lighting Design by Nick MoranPerformance 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”.

author Nick Moran ($35.04)


Lighting Your Home Inside and Out by Jane Cornell 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.

author Jane Cornell ($10.00)

Architectural Lighting Design by Gary Steffy 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.

author Gary Steffy ($95.00)

Stage Lighting Revealed: A Design and Execution Handbook by Glen Cunningham 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.

author Glen Cunningham ($31.95)

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

author Randall Whitehead ($19.00)



Right Light: Lighting Essentials for the Home by Lisa Skolnik, Nora Richter Greer 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.

author Lisa Skolnik, Nora Richter Greer ($11.40)

Lighting by Design by Sally Storey, Luke White 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.

 author Sally Storey, Luke White ($9.95)

How to Design and Install Outdoor Lighting (Ortho Library) by William H. W. Wilson How to Design and Install Outdoor Lighting (Ortho Library)
Design and build a garden-lighting system yourself. Learn about lighting techniques, materials and fixtures, design principles, and installation methods. Numerous photographs help you plan the look you want.

author William H. W. Wilson ($8.00)


Ideas for Great Home Lighting by Scott Atkinson Ideas for Great Home Lighting
Ideas for Great Home Lighting by Scott Atkinson, Sunset Publishing.

author Scott Atkinson ($14.60)



Interior Lighting, Fourth Edition by Gary GordonInterior 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.

author Gary Gordon ($18.60)


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