Vintage Lighting

A Collector's Guide

Barty Phillips

 
Date Published :
April 2012
Publisher :
Remember When
Language:
English
Illustration :
120 - 150 color illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781844681013
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.75 inches
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$50.00

Overview
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This practical guide by interior design expert, Barty Phillips, will focus on lighting from Victorian times onwards with examples of what you can have in your own home, as well as a social history and the reasoning behind the shapes and colors used in each era. The book will be divided into eras (Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, wartime, postwar and Modernism, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s) highlighting the styles in each era. It covers ceiling and wall lights, plus table lamps and floor lamps – these can range from Art Nouveau lights to 1930s chrome helicopters and favrile glass Tiffany lights. Barty offers practical advice on what to spot when buying including how to spot fakes, essential accessories plus practical advice on the safe hanging of lights. This essential book finishes with advice on cleaning, a glossary of terms and a directory of vintage lighting specialists.

About The Author
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Interior design expert and TV broadcaster, Barty Phillips, the author of How to Use Salvage (Remember When) How to Decorate Your Home without Going Broke, Daily Mail Book of Household Hints and Tips and Teach Yourself Thrifty Living.

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