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Crescent Brass Closes Its Doors

Crescent Brass Closes Its Doors

Long-time lighting & furniture component parts supplier Crescent Brass Manufacturer – one of the mainstays at the U.S. Suppliers Show that used to run concurrent with the International Lighting Market in Dallas – has closed. For the past 111...

NanoLeaf LED Feature Story

NanoLeaf: The New Direction Of LED

Nanoleaf, a green technology start-up, earned two acclaimed Red Dot Awards for its Nanoleaf One and Nanoleaf Bloom light bulbs, which were on display at the Hong Kong Int’l Lighting Fair – Spring Edition.   For the 2015 Red Dot Awards, an...

HIgh Point International 2015 Events

Spring High Point Market Offers Full Roster of...

New Seminars at Spring Market The April edition of the High Point Market will feature brand new seminar topics designed to appeal to a wide range of attendees — from first-time market goers and industry newcomers to seasoned design veterans. Many...

LED-Flicker-Problems

LEDS And The Problem Of Flicker

While LED is fast-becoming the pervasive form of lighting these days, there are still challenges to be resolved as the technology evolves. by David LaVigna hanks to the proliferation of LED retrofit lamps and LED luminaires on the market – in...

Joel Spira

In Memoriam: Lutron Chairman & Founder Joel...

Joel Spira – Lutron’s founder, long-time Chairman, and Director of Research – died on Wednesday, April 8 at the age of 88. In a spare bedroom with a Ping-Pong table serving as an office desk, Joel and his wife, Ruth, started Lutron at their...

Lightfair Internation Spring 2015 Preview

Lightfair International Preview: 2015 Spring...

It’s hard to keep up with all of the innovation going on, but this mega lighting show – held in Manhattan this year – brings first-rate education & cutting edge technology under one roof.  Among the featured speakers at Lightfair are...

Exhibitors Join Pavilions for High Point Market

22 New Exhibitors Join Pavilions for High Point...

The upcoming Spring High Point Market will offer plenty of new resources, including the 20+ companies who will be exhibiting at Pavilions on Main 3 for the first time. In total, Pavilions on Main 3 offers more than 40 companies via temporary...

Wireless Lighting Technology-Control

Wireless Lighting Controls: Is There a Disconnect...

Zigbee®, Z-Wave®, Bluetooth®, Wink…different protocols being used in lighting and home automation can lead to a lot of confusion for consumers and professionals. ith so many different ways to wirelessly connect devices to lighting these days...

Dallas-Market-Center-of-It-All

Babs Blair Appointed Leasing Director at Dallas...

Industry veteran Babs Blair has been named Director of Leasing for the Dallas Market Center. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the growing Dallas Temp Show categories of Furniture, Home, and Luxury Home. “Babs brings...

Architectural design firm of Blazys Gérard

Mediterranean Flavor From Blazys Gérard

A new restaurant from brothers Constant and Nicholas Mentazas in Quebec is popular for more than its cuisine; the ambiance also gets raves.  Photography by Jean Longpré s they proved with the success of Tasso Bar à Mezze in the Plateau Mont...

Dallas Market News 2015

Dallas Market News April Edition

oonachie, N.J.-based BULBRITE had a lot to celebrate at the Dallas Lighting Market. The light source supplier cut the ribbon on a much-larger showroom (3525 TM) and launched a company-wide initiative to re-align its brand with its corporate values...