The exposed lightbulb is THE must-have design item of the 21st-century interior so come be inspired by the host of cutting-edge ideas in this essential guide as design experts Charlotte and Peter Fiell walk you through lighting with bare bulbs to achieve and complement a range of styles, from opulent to industrial, rustic to minimalist. From high-end and classic fixtures to clever design hacks using readily available and inexpensive filament-based bulbs, there are ideas to fit every budget. Learn about the evolution of the electric lightbulb, from its invention in the late 19th century by Joseph Swan and Thomas Edison, right up to today’s most interesting and innovative trends in lighting technology, from connectivity and wireless illumination to healthier lighting and fibre-optic natural-light systems. This original modern design book is a must for interior design fans.
Charlotte and Peter Fiell are leading authorities on the history, theory and criticism of design and have written and edited over 50 books on the subject, including Design of the 20th Century, The Story of Design, Designing the 21st Century and the bestselling 1000 Chairs.