Latest Light Sources: Call in the Geek Squad

LightFair Lighting Technology

Last month’s Lightfair International, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, provided enough technological “magic” to rival many Las Vegas performers. The future is here — and it’s going to require the latest software. By nearly all accounts from attendees and exhibitors alike, the recent edition of Lightfair was the most exciting in several years. Sure, […]

In Memoriam: Bruce Haynes

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Long-time lighting and furniture representative Bruce Eric Haynes, a resident of Suffern, N.Y., passed away on June 10 at the age of 69. Born in New York City to the late Jerome and Georgia Haynes, Bruce also proudly served as an auxiliary police officer in Suffern. An avid golfer, he served for many years on […]

ITC Reverses Decision on Patent Dispute, Sides With SATCO

On July 3, the International Trade Commission (ITC) reversed the initial decision by an Administrative Law Judge on February 3, 2014 in a patent dispute between Neptun Light, Inc. – a designer, developer, and manufacturer of lighting products by founder and inventor Andrzej Bobel – and lighting manufacturer SATCO (as well as MaxLite and Litetronics) […]

Light Source: 2014 Spring Round-up

LightSource 2014 New Lighting Products

The latest technology in LED light sources and LED-powered fixtures provides lighting specifiers and distributors with plenty of options for light commercial, hospitality, healthcare, and retail applications.       American Bright: The SimpleTube® is an easy-to-install refrigerator and freezer door LED fixture that is also suitable for under cabinet and shelf lighting, plus as backlights […]

Cheyenne Mountain Resort: Going Greener

architectural firm Ricca Newmark Design:

Surrounded by nature in a gateway city to the Rockies, the Cheyenne Mountain Resort offers guests natural beauty and plenty of fun while practicing eco-friendly initiatives.   Long before “buying green” in Colorado meant legalized marijuana, residents of the Centennial State have been interested in eco-friendly practices. As the state with the highest average elevation, Colorado […]

How to Increase Floor Traffic

How to Increase Floor Traffic

 Las Vegas Market seminar speaker Becky Tyre offers advice on bringing customers into your showroom all year long.    Before she signed on as senior trends editor for Gift Shop Magazine, Tyre worked for a major retailer and even operated her own successful retail store. As the writer of the Retail Details blog for swirlmarketing.com […]

Cohn Restaurant Group

Cohn Restaurant Group

About Cohn Restaurant Group For more than 33 years, David and Lesley Cohn have brought San Diego dining to a new level.  Beginning with one small diner in 1981, their company (Cohn Restaurant Group) now owns and operates approximately 25 restaurants within Southern California and Maui.   The couple is proud of their family-owned and […]

Vintanta Wine & Dine: The Sky’s the Limit

Rosemarie Allaire Lighting Design

With property in San Diego County at a premium, Cohn Restaurant Group positioned its 10,000-sq.-ft. Vintana Wine + Dine restaurant with 20,000 sq. ft. of outdoor terraces on top of a Lexus dealership.   The average American consumer is used to experiencing stand-alone car dealerships – a destination property typically comprised of a single large building […]