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xx   LIGHT

Lighting an art studio. Suggestions on ways to utilize natural north light and for using color-corrected fluorescent tubes and spot lighting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1991 (v.8#9) pg. 92

How to evaluate the ambient light in an artist's studio and improve upon it in a way that most nearly duplicates natural light.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1996 (v.13#12) pg. 34

How to provide a good study center. Requirements for good lighting detailed.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1971 (v.49#11) pg. 32

Eight pages of photos show how to use a variety of lights to achieve effective and attractive lighting.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1975 (v.53#11) pg. 76

How to use accent lighting to highlight furniture or areas.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1976 (v.54#4) pg. J4 (128+)

Lighting techniques to create decorating magic. Eight pages of ideas.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1981 (v.59#9) pg. 88

What's what in home lighting. A guide to incandescent and fluorescent lighting and various types of bulbs and tubes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1981 (v.59#9) pg. 138

A list of lighting ideas that can create both distinctive and functional areas in a home.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1986 (v.10#2) pg. 45

Wired for light. Renovation time is the perfect opportunity to wire your home for an effective lighting design. Some tips.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1988 (v.12#3) pg. 16
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1989 (v.12#10) pg. 4

Accent on lighting. Advice on selecting and using ambient, accent and task lighting.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1990 (v.13#5) pg. 54

Advice on selecting good lighting (illumination) for use when painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1992 (v.19#6) pg. 13

Tip on using side lighting to locate small items you have dropped, examine a surface prior to finishing, etc.

How to upgrade the lighting in your home. The use of uplights, downlights, wall washers, and other special lighting to eliminate shadows and brighten your rooms.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #267 Mar 1986 (v.36#3) pg. 42

Tip shows how to make a temporary reflector on an old table lamp to provide a bright, direct light to paint by.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #338 May 1993 (v.43#5) pg. 93

Toward the right light. A look at lamps, fixtures and illumination principles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #15 Jun-Jul 1983 pg. 54
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 6

Hiring a lighting consultant. Tips from a professional.
HOME MECHANIX #726 Oct 1988 (v.84) pg. 26

Light touches. Seven lighting projects to brighten and dramatize your existing decor. Ideas include soffit recessed lighting, valances to hide track lighting and fluorescent lighting, mini track lighting for underneath platform beds, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #730 Feb 1989 (v.85) pg. 46

Inviting lighting. Simple guidelines for developing an effective plan for room lighting. Looks at general elements, kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and living areas.
HOME MECHANIX #792 Feb 1995 (v.91) pg. 42

Concealed lighting. A look at new miniature systems (mini-tracks, strip lighting, puck lights and thin-profile fluorescent fixtures). Includes shopping suggestions and a chart comparing low-voltage halogen, xenon, tungsten and fluorescent. Installation tips for undercabinet lights, overcabinet lights, in-cabinet and traffic-pattern lighting.
HOME MECHANIX #802 Feb 1996 (v.92) pg. 32

A guide to good general lighting for rooms and tips on task and decorative lighting for various rooms.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1985 (v.10#10) pg. 30

Light touches. How to fit the right lighting to the features and activities in each room of your house. Includes a tip on building a lighted valance to conceal a drapery track. A companion guide to accompany the PBS television series "Hometime".
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1988 (v.13#1) pg. 61

Improve the lighting efficiency of your home. Improvement can include installing higher efficiency units, reducing light where not needed and maintaining the existing fixtures. A general discussion.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 8

Theatrical stage lighting control system. Version shown has ten individual 120-volt, 1500-watt controls based on silicon control rectifiers. Est. cost: $200.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1970 (v.33#2) pg. 65

Stage lighting for the amateur. A master light control system built around the GE Triac module can be operated by remote control over low voltage lines.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1973 (v.3#3) pg. 35

Lighting 101. Everything you ever wanted to know about the basics of room illumination.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Jan 1999 (v.3#6) pg. 31

Twenty-three ways to improve your home lighting through installation of a variety of fixtures, both fluorescent and incandescent.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1966 (v.189#3) pg. 172

Enlarge your room with lights. Eliminating dark areas can seem to enlarge rooms.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1971 (v.199#3) pg. 98

Build extra living space within your present walls. Part 2. How to build stairways, how to build sound-resistant walls, and lighting tips for rooms with low ceilings.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1983 (v.222#3) pg. 91

SPECIAL SECTION on what is available in high-tech lighting for your home. Looks at low-voltage-halogen, fluorescent, track-lighting, mood lights, strip lights, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1989 (v.235#3) pg. 79

The right light in the right place. A look at lighting that works. Includes rules of thumb, checklist for successful lighting, fixture styles, etc.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1988 (v.3#9) pg. 34

Hints on correct room lighting.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Jul 1963 (v.34#7) pg. 94

A look at installing track lights, recessed lights and clear crystal globes as an alternative to conventional household lighting.
SUNSET Aug 1977 (v.159#2) pg. 108

How to get more illumination by using fewer watts. How to light a room effectively, choosing the right bulbs for the right job.
SUNSET Jan 1981 (v.166#1) pg. 62

Advice on selecting a sewing light closest to daylight.
THREADS #64 Apr-May 1996 pg. 14

Home lighting that saves. Tips on ways to cut back on amount of electricity you consume for lighting.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1985 (v.41#3) pg. 23