Statistics Point to Housing Growth in 80 Cities

NHAB: Statistics Point to Housing Growth in 80 Cities

NAHB estimates nearly one-quarter of all U.S. metros are designated as improving housing markets. Home Remodeling Market Losing Steam: NAHB Multi-Family Housing Outlook Statistics Point to Housing Growth in 80 Cities In addition to Washington, D.C., there are 80 metropolitan areas across 32 states that are showing measurable improvement in their respective housing markets, according […]

Focus Lighting New York Lighting Design Firm: The Cosmopolitan Hotel

The Chandelier Bar: The Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas

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Seven Million Crystals: The Chandelier bar at The Cosmopolitan

Seven Million Crystals: The Chandelier bar at The Cosmopolitan Follow this link to read the full article: Seven Million Crystals: The Chandelier bar at The Cosmopolitan

Chandelier Bar at The Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas

Focus Lighting: The Chandelier Bar at The Cosmopolitan

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Joe Ruggiero host of the HGTV show Homes Across America

Designer Spotlight: Joe Ruggiero

Design icon Joe Ruggiero shares  how his observations have shaped his new High Point Market collections. It’s one month before High Point Market and Joe Ruggiero is on the road, speaking to scores of interior designers at the Ritz Carlton in Georgetown (Washington D.C.)  about the trends influencing his designs and what’s ahead for the […]

Steampunk by Art Donovan

A Peek at More Steampunk Lighting Creations from Art Donovan (Bonus Content)

Lighting designer Art Donovan’s fascination with repurposing materials to make innovative Steampunk-style designs has filled a book and a museum exhibition. Here are a few more ingenious pieces of his illuminated art.    

Sue Kauffman’s Quick Tips for Home Staging

Successful home stager Sue Kauffman, owner of Artistic Advantage in Harrisburg, Pa., shares some tips that lighting retailers can pass on to their customers who are looking to sell their homes in this tough real estate market.   Paint walls in neutral colors. Stay away from hues like lilac and blues, which are accessory colors. […]

What Inspires Todd Sawvelle

The Motivation Behind the Inspiration: Couture Lamps

What Inspires Todd Sawvelle “Like just about every lighting designer will tell you, inspiration is everywhere,” says designer Todd Sawvelle, founder of the new lamp company Couture. “We probably drive people we know crazy in the places that we find inspiration (and how we make them stop while we take it in)!  My camera is […]

Enlightenment Magazine Presents Home Staging With Sue Kauffman

Home Staging With Sue Kauffman

A lighting showroom’s new best friend might just be a local home stager.  Not that long ago, “staging” a home meant cutting the lawn, removing dirty dishes from the sink, and keeping laundry out of sight when the real estate agent was showing the house. Enter the Recession. Ever since 2008, the stakes have been […]

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Seasonal Display Ideas From Gayle Maccia,The Style Ranger

We asked uber-successful retail stylist Gayle Maccia of The Style Ranger how lighting stores could create an unforgettable front window display that celebrates Thanksgiving. “First, I like to think of words that signify the theme,” she states. “The words that immediately come to mind are gather, family, fireplaces, things to be thankful for, cornucopia, wool […]