ELK Group Acquires GuildMaster Days Before High Point Market

ELK Group Acquires GuildMaster Days Before High Point Market

Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has purchased Springfield, Mo.-based accent furniture and accessory manufacturer GuildMaster. The strategic acquisition further enriches ELK’s product assortment in the accent furniture category. Nominated for at least one dozen ARTS Awards over the years, GuildMaster is known for its handcrafted home furnishings featuring hand carving, custom finishes, and the utilization […]

HubbForge Unveils Special Editions

Hubbardton Forge Unveils Special Editions

In honor of Castleton, Vt.-based Hubbardton Forge’s 40th anniversary, the company asked each of its designers – David Kitts, David Martin, and Zach Pyle – to create a unique lamp that exemplifies their individual sense of design while still staying within the Hubbardton Forge aesthetic. These new table lamps will all sport the domestic manufacturer’s new Maker’s […]

Bradshaw Orrel Line Chelsea House

Bradshaw Orrell Line Debuts at Chelsea House

During the Fall High Point Market, Chelsea House will be hosting a party in its showroom on Sunday (October 19) for buyers to meet designer Bradshaw Orrell and peruse his new collection of furniture, lighting, artwork, and decorative accessories. The showroom is located at 200 North Hamilton.  The collection features materials such as metal with […]

Classic-Lamp-Parts

Classic Lamp Parts Relocates & Adds Staff

One year after three lighting industry veterans left American-De Rosa (now named Luminance) in 2011, Michael Jackson, Donna Domingo, and Armando Perales started up their own business with the goal of “becoming a great partner to the lighting industry, running the business in a way that reflects the needs of our customers,” Michael Jackson states. […]

Niermann Weeks Partners with Visual Comfort

Visual Comfort & Co. Partners With Niermann Weeks

Houston-based Visual Comfort & Co. has inked a licensing partnership with renowned Millersville, Md.-based designer and manufacturer Niermann Weeks. The new lighting collection will debut at Visual Comfort’s High Point Market showroom in the C&D Building, Suites 2G and 2J. Visual Comfort’s Niermann Weeks collection will feature 25+ signature designs comprised of ceiling fixtures, wall […]

FC Lighting

Robert Fleisher Joins FC Lighting

Bruce Bukas, President & Founder of FC and SSL Lighting recently announced the appointment of Robert Fleisher as Strategic Markets Director. For the past 32 years, FC Lighting has been custom manufacturing commercial indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures in its Illinois factory for office buildings, hospitals, hospitality venues, and retail stores. SSL Solid State Luminaires, […]

American Lighting Association: Dick Upton

Thank a Lighting Superhero

With some exceptions, September is traditionally the time when students go back to school and expand their education with a step up to another (grade) level of learning. The same is true for lighting professionals who attend the annual American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference each September. We all gather in one location for several days to […]

Mirror Masters acquired by ELK Group

ELK Group Acquires Luxury Mirror Supplier Mirror Masters

Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has added Mirror Masters Company to its roster of companies which span the lighting and home furnishing categories through such brand names as ELK Lighting, Dimond, Lazy Susan, Sterling, Bailey Street, Cornerstone, and ELK Hospitality. Mirror Masters, founded in 2012, offers high-quality decorative mirrors in unique styling at competitive pricing. […]

Lighting-One expands membership

Lighting One Expands Membership & Convention Format

Earth City, Mo.-based Lighting One has added 60 members and grown to 207 member locations throughout North America over the past few years. “One change that is has become apparent is that we need more quality time as a group – not only for members, but for our suppliers as well,” explains Gregg Garofalo, Senior […]

Surya Launches Think Pink Promotion

Surya Launches “Think Pink” Promotion To Benefit Nat’l Breast Cancer Foundation

For the second year, Calhoun, Ga.-based Surya has partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to help increase awareness of breast cancer and the need for early detection and treatment.           From now through the end of October – as part of its Think Pink campaign – the rug and […]