enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication
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Gilbert Mathews: Double Identity

For years, acclaimed lawyer Gilbert Mathews kept a secret. He operates a San Antonio-based lighting company he founded, and is equally passionate about, called Lucifer Lighting. After earning degrees from the Wharton School at the University of...

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Lighting Loft: A Hidden Gem

Nestled in a quiet design district of Atlanta, Lighting Loft is not only a go-to source for European contemporary lighting, but also does a thriving business manufacturing its own architectural lighting for custom residential & commercial...

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Holtkötter: The Comeback

When a renowned lighting manufacturer declared bankruptcy two years ago, it appeared doubtful that it could be revitalized to its former glory. However, its dedicated employees refused to give up. For more than 30 years, the lighting brand...

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Mary Knackstedt:Partnering With Clients

Acclaimed interior designer and author Mary Knackstedt reveals how interior designers – and retailers – can strengthen their professional relationships. During an educational session held last High Point Market, interior designer and business...

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...