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Colin Smith Joins Reegler Associates

Colin Smith Joins Reegler Associates Suzanne Reegler, principal of Reegler Associates in California, has announced Colin Smith of Shamrock Lighting Sales will be joining her firm as a member of the sales team. Smith is a 19-year veteran of the...

ELK

ELK’s Acquisition of Stein World Is Good News...

Through its various brands – particularly Sterling, Lamp Works, GuildMaster, and Dimond Home – the ELK Group has been able to offer a wide range of price points in the mid to high range for lamps and furniture. “We didn’t have a mainstream...

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Editors Letter August 2016

resh from the official launch of the “LED Experience Center” – a powerful demonstration room that explores the opportunities now available in LED lighting – at Light Bulbs Etc. in Costa Mesa, Calif., last month, the point was driven home as...

Hong Kong Lighting Fair LED Technology

Technology Always Draws A Crowd

Whether a lighting venue is in Asia (Hong Kong), Europe (Light + Building), or the USA (Lightfair), the latest developments in LED are what every specifier, distributor, and manufacturer was seeking. o far this year, any venue offering...

Bob Pranga

Holiday House Calls With Bob Pranga

With clients who range from directors Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, and James Cameron to the music world’s Barbra Streisand, Christina Aguilera, and Beyonce, Dr. Christmas (aka Bob Pranga) is the “doctor”on everyone’s speed dial when it...

Maison&Objet Americas

Maison&Objet: Paris In Miami

Offering double the amount of exhibitors over last year’s inaugural event, Maison&Objet Americas proved its staying power as a new resource for designers and specifiers looking to tap European and Latin American manufacturers for their current...

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Unlimited Upcycling With Kevin McCloud

The creator and host of Grand Designs -— a British TV series featuring unusual architectural home-building projects — got his start in lighting. Appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2014 for services in sustainable...

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What Great Pool Lighting Is All About

With all eyes on swimming legend Michael Phelps at the Summer Olympics in Rio this month, it seems fitting to detail what great pool lighting is all about.  By Jeff Gatzow ndoor pools are hard on lighting fixtures. The exposure to a warm and humid...

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Enlargin’ Your 4th Quarter Margin

Although it is the dog days of summer, let’s fast-forward to focus on the last quarter of the year — which can make a tremendous impact on your year-end bottom line — by increasing customers’ holiday spending in your store ere are many...

Acclaim Lighting, Inc. Acquires Assets Of Trend Lighting Corp.

Acclaim Lighting, Inc. Acquires Assets Of Trend...

Acclaim Lighting, Inc. Acquires Assets Of Trend Lighting Corp. For those residential lighting industry members who did not see the signage in the former Trend Lighting showroom at the Dallas Market Center at June Market, Acclaim Lighting, Inc...

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IMC announces Leasing Changes

International Market Centers announces Leasing Changes International Market Centers (IMC) has announced that two veteran leasing agents –Ron Radin and Holly Allred – will assume new roles for the company. Intended to establish cross-campus and...

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IALD Adds New Professional Members

International Association of Lighting Designers Adds New Professional Members The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has welcomed the following Professional level members to its membership: Hamrah Ghashghaei of Hamrah Ghashghaei...

Millennials Outspend Others on Kitchen & Bath Remodels

Millennials Outspend Others on Kitchen and Bath...

Millennials Outspend Others on Kitchen and Bath Remodels According to a new study by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), Millennials are investing 42 percent more when remodeling their bathrooms and spend 17 percent more in their...

Soraa’s MR16 GU10 LED Lamps Light Madame Tussauds

Soraa’s MR16 GU10 LED Lamps Light Madame...

Soraa’s LED Lighting Brings Celebrities to Life at Madame Tussauds Visitors can step into the spotlight with their favorite celebrities at Madame Tussauds™ San Francisco. Wax figures of iconic celebrities, such as Jennifer Aniston and Anne...

Las Vegas Market Launches C11 Permanent Showroom Floor

Las Vegas Market Boasts Biggest Temp Section Ever

Las Vegas Market has announced the largest-ever number of temporary exhibitors The Las Vegas Market has announced the largest-ever number of temporary exhibitors, with more than 500 companies showcased in four venues – Pavilions 1 and 2 (gift and...