ASFD Rebranding

ASFD Rebranding Deemed A Success

High Point, N.C.-based American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) reports that its new initiative of rebranding has been a big success. “We have had many changes over the last 18 months,” states John Conrad, executive director of ASFD. “We launched our new positioning – Touching Lives By Design – a new logo, a Web site […]

National Ceiling Fan Day

Ceiling Fan Manufacturers Join Forces, Raise Awareness for National Ceiling Fan Day

Zionsville, Ind.-based Fanimation has partnered with ceiling fan manufacturers nationwide and the American Lighting Association (ALA) to launch the second annual National Ceiling Fan Day on September 18 with the theme “Swap Your Existing Fan for a Newer, More Efficient Model.” The purpose of National Ceiling Fan Day is to educate the public about the […]

Nikki Chu Home For IMAX Products Featured On Lifetime

Nikki Chu Home For IMAX Products Featured On Lifetime®

Products from IMAX Corporation’s latest designer collaboration with home and sanctuary guru Nikki Chu will be showcased on a new primetime TV series from the Lifetime® network called Girlfriend Intervention, an unscripted makeover series where each week four experts -Nikki Chu, beauty pro Tracy Balan, style and fashion maven Tiffiny Dixon, and soul coach Tanisha […]

Osram Sylvania To Relocate Headquarters

OSRAM SYLVANIA To Relocate Headquarters

Danvers, Mass.-based OSRAM SYLVANIA will be moving its headquarters from Danvers to Wilmington, Massachusetts. The new location will be within the technology corridor and is being designed as a dynamic workplace that will cultivate an energizing environment for fostering innovation, focus, customer experience, and learning. “This move is essential to building a more agile and […]

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Snap Retail Places In Top 25 Of Pittsburgh’s 100 Fastest-Growing Firms

Pittsburgh-based SaaS (software-as-a-service) marketing automation start-up SnapRetail has earned a spot in the top 25 of the Pittsburgh’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies as a result of 125.9 percent revenue growth between 2011 and 2013. The company placed second in its specific category and 23rd overall as announced by the Pittsburgh Business Times at an awards ceremony […]

Civilight Ready for North American Market

After a soft introduction during this year’s Lightfair International in Las Vegas, Civilight North America has officially announced its entry into the LED lighting category with indoor LED lamps for the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. The Cary, N.C.-based company focuses solely on LED products and offers a complete line of indoor LED lamps, with three […]

NY NOW Staff Changes Announced

Emerald Expositions Announces NY NOW Staff Changes

White Plains, N.Y.-based Emerald Expositions has promoted three veterans of the trade show industry: Randi Mohr and Scott Kramer have been appointed to the new positions of Vice President/Show Directors for NY NOW, and Allison Garafalo has been promoted to Sales Director. These three internal promotions, all of which are effective immediately, include a restructuring […]

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Meet the Future

During this year’s edition of Light+Building in Germany, a special exhibit sponsored by Messe Frankfurt highlighted a crop of up-and-coming young designers. For 28 years, products from exhibitors and young designers in the fields of lighting and building automation have competed for the Design Plus award. This year, 128 companies from 26 countries took part, […]

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What You Really Need to Know About OLEDs & More

We sat down with David LaVigna, president of 0energyLIGHTING – a company offering fully designed and integrated lighting solutions from product development & OEM fabrication to energy retrofits and design/build applications – to discuss where lighting technology is headed. EnLIGHTenment Magazine: Readers have been asking, “Is OLED getting more affordable?” and “How practical and relevant […]

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Remodelers report a growing trend for bathroom designs that pair calming simplicity with modern convenience

Asian-style interiors evoke serenity, and in today’s hectic world, it’s easy to see how having an ambiance of calm has become one of the leading choices in residential bathroom design. Contemporary styles with an Asian flair – especially in bathrooms – accomplish this by blending colors found in nature with clean, contemporary lines that create […]