Universal Lighting Technologies Hires Juan Carlos Vazquez

Universal Lighting Technologies

Nashville-based Universal Lighting Technologies has named Juan Carlos Vazquez as its international agent representing the product line in Mexico. “With over two decades of experience, Juan’s knowledge and expertise within the sales and lighting industry is insurmountable,” says Ramon Maciasrivas, Manager/International Sales. “We are incredibly fortunate to have Juan Carlos representing us. His ability to […]

ART Schedules Fun Night In High Point

ART Schedules Fun Night at High Point

Accessories Resource Team, the creative home furnishings network and trade association, has announced the return of a popular High Point Market networking event: Bowling Night! The ART Fun Night is scheduled for Monday, October 20 at 7pm at the High Point Bowling Center. To date, sponsors include: Artisan House, Repzio, Shopzio, Eller Enterprises, Selamat Designs, […]

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American Lighting Association: Dick Upton

With some exceptions, September is traditionally the time when students go back to school and expand their education with a step up to another (grade) level of learning. The same is true for lighting professionals who attend the annual American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference each September. We all gather in one location for several days to […]

GWA Lighting

GWA Lighting: architectural lighting

About GWA Lighting The firm was founded in 1968 by Raymond Grenald, who helped pioneer the practice of architectural lighting as a profession. He promotes the fundamental belief that light has a distinctive effect on human behavior.  In 1976, Lee Waldron joined Grenald and has helped to broaden and strengthen the company’s capabilities. Over time, […]

Omni Hotel: Music City Marvel

Omni Nashville-Grenald Waldron Associates

This year’s ALA Conference – held at the Omni Nashville Hotel – has a unique bonus: it connect to the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum as well as the recently renovated Convention Center featuring an award-winning lighting design. Photography by Ryan Linton The core philosophy at renowned lighting design firm GWA Lighting (Grenald […]

Holiday Home Decor 2014 Collection

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Give customers many reasons to come into your showroom as they get ready for holiday entertaining. These gifts & accessories accent the “most wonderful time of the year.”       Harper & Hound: The unique retail display – comprised of a dress form and a dog mannequin – will capture attention. The gift bags are […]

ELK Group Acquires Luxury Mirror Supplier Mirror Masters

Mirror Masters acquired by ELK Group

Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has added Mirror Masters Company to its roster of companies which span the lighting and home furnishing categories through such brand names as ELK Lighting, Dimond, Lazy Susan, Sterling, Bailey Street, Cornerstone, and ELK Hospitality. Mirror Masters, founded in 2012, offers high-quality decorative mirrors in unique styling at competitive pricing. […]

Lighting One Expands Membership & Convention Format

Lighting-One expands membership

Earth City, Mo.-based Lighting One has added 60 members and grown to 207 member locations throughout North America over the past few years. “One change that is has become apparent is that we need more quality time as a group – not only for members, but for our suppliers as well,” explains Gregg Garofalo, Senior […]