Civilight Debuts Greater American Distribution at Lightfair

Civilight Debuts Greater American Distribution at Lightfair

Jeff Lagaly, CEO of Civilight North America, sits down with enLIGHTenment Magazine to discuss the company’s enhanced presence in the market. For the past 12 years, Shenzhen, China-based Civilight has made great strides as an innovator in commercial LED lighting and packaging. While the Civilight brand is well-known and respected at all of the major […]

Kenall Manufacturing Breaks Ground on New Facility

Kenall Breaks Ground

Gurnee, Ill.-based Kenall Manufacturing held a formal groundbreaking ceremony for its new state-of-the-art facility in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Designed by Partners in Design Architects and under construction with Alston Construction, the 354,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility will include state-of-the-art machinery and equipment for fabrication, finishing, and assembly, plus a certified UL testing facility, an interactive showroom, and a […]

IALD Welcomes New Professional Members

IALD Welcomes New Members

The Chicago-based International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has welcomed several new Professional-level members to its organization. IALD Professional membership is available to architectural lighting designers who have at least five years of experience in the field in the role of senior designer or above in an independent consulting practice. IALD members worldwide must meet […]

Lighting Veterans David Shiller & Gary Flamm Launch Educational Program

David Shiller and Gary Flamm Launch Educational Program

David Shiller – inventor of the GU24 self-ballasted lamp, recipient of the American Lighting Association’s (ALA) Pillar of the Industry Award in 2013, and founder of Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Lighting Solution Development – has teamed up with Gary Flamm, a former California regulator with the CA Energy Commission who helped write many of California’s most influential […]

Retail Strategy: High Style on a Budget

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Seasonal accessories are a quick & easy way to update a room. Create a “Fresh Finds” section in your store to inspire consumers & encourage impulse purchases for the holidays. Keep customers excited about home fashion trends – and your role in it as a cutting-edge retailer – by rewarding them with stylish vignettes in […]

Denis Caldora: The Next Chapter

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Denis Caldora is retiring after 35 years in the lighting business, and is ready to travel the world.   When the average person hears the term “dynamic duo,” Batman and Robin come to mind. For lighting people, however, the term typically referred to Denis Caldora and David Phillips.  Or, as Denis prefers, “Lucille Ball and […]

Ziqi Home Fashion

Ziqi Home Fashion

You may not have heard of the fledgling manufacturer Ziqi Home Fashion yet…but you will! Founded by Lisa Qu, a sharp entrepreneur with a background in French luxury brands, her New York City-based company offers reasonably priced table lamps  in a fresh look with quality materials.  Next up for this up-and-coming brand is a debut […]

Task and Accent Lighting

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    Elco:The 12-volt Miniature Projector has four internal adjustable side shutters and is adaptable to the company’s single and double track system.  This fixture offers a 90º vertical movement and 358º rotation adjustability, making it a good choice as accent lighting in any boutique, jewelry store, gallery, or high-end residence.  It is lamped with […]