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Carolyn Kinder

Carolyn Kinder: A Peek Behind The Curtain

Ever wonder how the products we see at retail showrooms or at the major home furnishing markets are made?  Recently I was given the chance to look inside a few artisan factories in China where some of the products conceptualized by award-winning...

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Going Off Grid

The solid-state lighting industry is providing safe illumination for billions of people without electricity — and many of these companies are exhibiting at Lightfair. By Cindy Foster-Warthen Electricity is an expected convenience for the majority...

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High Point Market Spring 2016

Spring is all about fresh & new beginnings! Bring that spirit of renewal into your showroom with some of these new styles debuting at the April market

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ART Vendors Offers Member Deals at High Point...

ART, the creative home furnishings network, has released its Member Deal/Discount List of vendors participating in the ART Card Program during the upcoming Spring High Point Market. Retailers are eligible for the market discounts with their ART...

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MaxLite Receives 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of...

West Caldwell, N.J.-based MaxLite has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through...

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Rep4Life – New Industry 501c3 organization

Rep4Life – New Industry 501c3 organization  Rep4Life Launches Charity Event at High Point Market Growing up watching their mother, Linda, a sales representative in the home furnishings industry, volunteer with charitable organizations such as...

Electric Mirror Receives Patent for Vanishing Mirror Technology

Electric Mirror Receives Patent for Vanishing...

Electric Mirror Receives Patent for Vanishing Mirror Technology Everett, Wash.-based Electric Mirror has received its 40th patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent safeguards their vanishing Mirror TV innovation and protects...

Mark Horner Joins Keidel

Mark Horner Joins Keidel

Cincinnati-based Keidel Supply – a locally owned plumbing, lighting, appliance, cabinetry, and commercial products distributor – has hired Mark Horner to join its sales team. As the former owner of Horner Homes and Hearthstone Homes and the...

Lamps Plus Partners with TV Show Tiny House Nation

Lamps Plus Partners with TV Show Tiny House Nation

Lamps Plus Partners with TV Show Tiny House Nation Lighting retailer Lamps Plus is partnering in 2016 with the hit FYI television series Tiny House Nation to provide indoor and outdoor lighting designs. The series follows host John Weisbarth and...

Light+Building Fair 2016 Report

Light+Building Report from Germany

Often likened to the Super Bowl of lighting shows, this eagerly anticipated biennial fair features ground-breaking products from manufacturers in Europe, the Netherlands, the United States, Australia and New Zealand, and Asia. More evidence that the...

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Portico Adds Eight Mood at Dallas’ June Market

A curated collection inspired by world travels and Scandinavian design – called Eight Mood – will debut for the first time in the U.S. during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market in June, held at the Dallas Market Center (DMC). “We are...

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Access Lighting Relocates to Irvine, CA

Access Lighting, a California-based manufacturer of contemporary luminaires is moving its headquarters from Tustin to a new state-of-the-art facility in Irvine. The new location will officially open on March 21with an expanded warehouse, office...

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Dallas Market Center Launches Light+Design...

Light + Design Lighting Showroom to Debut in World Trade Center The Dallas Market Center has announced a unique lighting showroom concept to serve the interior design community. Under the name Light + Design, the shared space is similar to the...

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Nora Lighting Co-Founder Haghnazar Farahnik...

Nora Lighting Co-Founder Celebrates 104th Birthday  Commerce, Calif.-based Nora Lighting co-founder Haghnazar Farahnik recently celebrated his 104th birthday at his home in Los Angeles, surrounded by his family of six children, 17 grandchildren...