MaxLite Appoints Donille Perrone to Marketing Director

MaxLite Appoints Donille Perrone to Marketing Director

West Caldwell, N.J.-based MaxLite, a manufacturer of energy-efficient lamps and lighting fixtures, has named Donille Perrone as Director of Marketing. Perrone brings more than 15 years of marketing experience and will report directly to Thomas Rhee, Executive Vice President. “Donille is an accomplished, high-energy marketing executive with a solid background in the lighting and energy […]

2014 Summer Dallas Market Highlights

Lights Up Residential Lighting

 The temperature isn’t the only thing that will be hot in Dallas, lighting manufacturers and home decor companies have made an exemplary effort for the June market to bring out fresh new designs for retailers’ busiest selling season in the fall and holidays.  In addition, the Dallas Market Center and enLIGHTenment Magazine are sponsoring a […]

Las Vegas Market Boasts Home Décor Growth

Las Vegas Market Boasts Home Decor Growth

The Las Vegas Market has announced continued growth of its better home décor resources with more than one dozen high-profile suppliers opening or expanding showrooms for the upcoming Summer Market, held Sunday, July 27 to Thursday, July 31. “Las Vegas Market continues to experience dramatic expansion in better home décor resources as part of our […]

Accent On Design® Accepts 25 New Participants For Summer Market

Accent On Design

Approximately 25 cross-category home and lifestyle designers have been accepted into the Accent on Design® section of NY NOW™, the Market for Home + Lifestyle. Accent on Design’s juried collection of nearly 200 contemporary and innovative product suppliers – presented on Level 3 of New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center – runs Sunday, […]

In Memoriam: Ron Naus of B-K Lighting

Ron Naus Of B-K Lighting Memoriam

Ronald S. Naus, President of B-K Lighting + TEKA Illumination in Madera, Calif., passed away May 31 at the age of 47. He is survived by his wife, Danielle; their two children, Christian and Kai; his mother Belinda; sister Linda; and brother Rich. Raised on Long Island, N.Y., Naus spent his formative years in McHenry, […]

In Memoriam: Lighting Representative Cheryl Nichol


California-based lighting veteran Cheryl Nichol, principal of Complete Lighting Sales, passed away unexpectedly in April. After earning a degree in Interior Design, she learned the lighting business as showroom manager for Upland Lighting in Upland, California. She was a member of numerous design organizations such as the Network of Executive Women in Hospitality (NEWH), where […]

Art Meets Science: San Antonio’s Museo Guadalupe


A museum in San Antonio unveiled a six-month exhibit called Alternate Currents, which tapped five local artists to create a functional design using the basic, iconic A-19 incandescent light bulb as the starting point. The exhibit was also intended to bridge the gap between art and science in a way that could be easily understood […]

LumenOptix Appoints Donnie Miller to Advisory Board


Montgomeryville, Pa.-based LumenOptix, a leader in innovative design for the built environment, has named industry veteran Donnie Miller to its advisory board. A veteran with 40+ years of sales, marketing, operations, and executive management experience in the lighting industry, Miller was instrumental in the growth of such companies as Metalux as well as USI Lighting/Lighting […]