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2014 Fall Residential Lighting Standouts

 With all of the innovation and development going on in the lighting and home decor industries, there are constantly new designs unveiled daily to the marketplace.  Here are some of the most noteworthy products that we believe will add uniqueness to any independent retailer’s assortment.    Round & Round: Carrousel by German designer Veronika Wildgruber […]

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Latest LED Lights and Bulbs: Fall 2014

 The status of solid-state lighting luminaires– including LED light sources, drivers, and controls – is continually evolving. Every month, as cutting-edge products are introduced to the marketplace, we are dedicated to presenting some of the most noteworthy developments to the industry.     Luxo: The Split task light reportedly offers twice the light output of typical […]


Home Decor – Mirrors Fall Collection

Not only do mirrors visually expand a small space, but they can also serve as wall décor.     Quoizel: Contemporary styling gives the Glen Pointe mirror its stunning look. The stacking effect of the copper-colored pieces adds visual interest to this beveled oval mirror. It measures 43” high x 34” wide. Quoizel: A […]

Home Decor Accessories Fall 2014

2014 Fall Preview: Sales With Accessories

It’s said that the average consumer buys a new lighting fixture every 20 years. To keep customers coming back, showrooms rely on accent furniture and decorative accessories to encourage more frequent foot traffic and sales. Here are some of the latest designs seen at markets.`   Norwalk Furniture: Made in the USA, the Nora ottoman […]


Holiday Home Decor 2014 Collection

Give customers many reasons to come into your showroom as they get ready for holiday entertaining. These gifts & accessories accent the “most wonderful time of the year.”       Harper & Hound: The unique retail display – comprised of a dress form and a dog mannequin – will capture attention. The gift bags are […]

Home Decor and Home Accessories Styles Spring 2014

Spring 2014 Home Decor’ Showroom Standouts

  Massoud: Feelin’ Sheepish? This iconic X-base bench offers a fun retro look that can suit traditional and modern settings alike. Its Lucite base is a sleek contrast to the exotic, luxurious Tibetan sheepskin cover. Silver nailheads are an appealing accent. The bench is offered in two sizes: the 70” long x 21” diameter x […]

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2014 Summer Dallas Market Highlights

 The temperature isn’t the only thing that will be hot in Dallas, lighting manufacturers and home decor companies have made an exemplary effort for the June market to bring out fresh new designs for retailers’ busiest selling season in the fall and holidays.  In addition, the Dallas Market Center and enLIGHTenment Magazine are sponsoring a […]

Dallas Market Preview Spring 2014

Dallas Market Highlights: Summer 2014

The summer edition of the International Lighting Market is June 18-21, and it will have something none of the other summer markets can guarantee — new products unveiled just for this show. Look for the “Market Choice Awards” symbol on the floor maps of this issue for participating exhibitors, and don’t forget to vote for […]

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Retail Strategy: High Style on a Budget

Seasonal accessories are a quick & easy way to update a room. Create a “Fresh Finds” section in your store to inspire consumers & encourage impulse purchases for the holidays. Keep customers excited about home fashion trends – and your role in it as a cutting-edge retailer – by rewarding them with stylish vignettes in […]

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Task and Accent Lighting

    Elco:The 12-volt Miniature Projector has four internal adjustable side shutters and is adaptable to the company’s single and double track system.  This fixture offers a 90º vertical movement and 358º rotation adjustability, making it a good choice as accent lighting in any boutique, jewelry store, gallery, or high-end residence.  It is lamped with […]