Fanimation Kicks Off 2014 with a 30th Anniversary Party

Customers gathered in the Fanimation showroom to celebrate the company’s third decade in business. Only Tom Frampton (right) founder of Fanimation would think of decorating the company’s 30th anniversary with a replica of an outhouse (complete with ceiling fan). The unusual cake topper commemorates the very real port-a-john he put outside his house to keep his […]


Dale Tiffany Celebrates 35th Anniversary

The company celebrated with an anniversary party for its customers during the International Lighting Market in Dallas. This leading Tiffany-style lighting and giftware company was founded in 1979 by Ye Chung in New York City, which was the center of the lighting industry at the time. Dale Tiffany became a prominent supplier of decorative lighting […]

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Industry Award Winners Named At Lighting One Gala

 Lighting One lit up the night last evening during its Welcome and Awards Reception at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. More than 350 Lighting One members, suppliers, and representatives kicked off the 2014 Lighting One Convention and Market at this festive event. Daniella & Jack Fleischer of Hermitage Lighting Gallery enjoyed networking with their peers. Lighting […]

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Lighting for Tomorrow 2014 Competition Launched

Lighting for Tomorrow 2014 Competition Launched Energy efficient lighting design competition features lighting controls, LED fixtures, retrofit kits, replacement lamps, and OLED fixtures   Lighting for Tomorrow launched its twelfth consecutive annual competition at the Dallas Market, January 15-19. In 2014, Lighting for Tomorrow is looking for products that meet market price points as part […]


Hubbardton Forge Celebrates 40th Anniversary, Introduces Maker’s Mark

Hubbardton Forge Celebrates 40th Anniversary, Introduces Maker’s Mark Castleton, Vt.-based Hubbardton Forge is celebrating 40 years of designing and handcrafting lighting in 2014. In commemoration of this landmark occasion, the company will introduce a Maker’s Mark at the Dallas International Lighting Market. The company will unveil the Maker’s Mark on a special gift at its […]


Currey & Company Host Grand Opening Party at NY Design Center

Atlanta-based lighting manufacturer Currey & Company is holding a Grand Opening party at the New York Design Center (NYDC) February 5 from 6 to 8 pm. The party is timed to coincide with the New York gift show (renamed NYNow) February 1-6 to allow many of the company’s retail customers and design associates to attend. […]


NAHFA Extends Membership Benefits to AHF Members

The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) and the Authentic Home Furnishings Association (AHF) have  announced a partnership, which allows all AHF members to participate in NAHFA membership programs. “The North American Home Furnishings Association looks forward to working with AHF members,” says Sharron Bradley, NAHFA’s CEO. “This partnership further unifies and strengthens the home […]


IMAX Celebrates 30 Years Of Success At Market

Tulsa, Ok.-based IMAX Worldwide Home is celebrating its 30th anniversary during the winter markets. The company – which has permanent showrooms in Dallas, Atlanta, High Point, and Las Vegas – is marking its three decades of success in the home furnishings and accessories industry with champagne toasts and parties in its market showrooms. Founded in […]

Intertek Announces Scholarship and Internship Program

Intertek Announces Scholarship & Internship Program

Arlington Heights, Ill.-based Intertek, a global provider of quality and safety solutions for a wide range of industries, has unveiled a new internship and scholarship program open to undergraduate students pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The Intertek Scholarship Program will award five scholarships up to $10,000, paired with an internship at […]

Shades of Light Acquires Colonial Metalworks

Shades Of Light Acquires Colonial Metalcrafts

Richmond, Va.-based Shades of Light, the multi-channel lighting and home decor retailer, has acquired Colonial Metalcrafts, a manufacturer and retailer of hand-crafted custom lighting fixtures headquartered in the same city. Founded nearly 50 years ago, Colonial Metalcrafts has a long history of manufacturing its signature line of hand-crafted Colonial-inspired lighting products. The company is led […]