enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

Joan Ulrich Joins Dallas Market Center as...

Dallas Market Center (DMC) has hired Joan Ulrich as Executive VP/Leasing, responsible for leasing strategy across the gift, home, lighting, holiday, floral, and design categories within the 5-million-square-foot marketplace. Ulrich brings 20+ years...

NKBA Forms Alliance With Living In Place Institute

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the ratio of older adults to working-age adults (also known as the old-age dependency ratio) is projected to rise. By 2020, it is estimated that there will be approximately 3.5 working-age adults for every 1...

Editor’s Letter: September 2018

resident Trump’s proposed tariff on products imported from China will have a negative impact on the lighting industry – from suppliers and manufacturers to distributors and end-users – but by how much will be up to individual companies, who must...

Great Reflections

Mirrors can make a small room appear larger, add visual interest to a wall, plus serve a functional purpose. Here are some of the latest styles on the market.             `

Rustic Rendition

With warm hues and natural materials, these lighting fixtures and accessories offer the finishing touch to a variety of spaces.      

AFX-Lighting

ALA: Committed to Excellence

Three generations of family stand behind AFX, currently celebrating 80 years of innovation with plans to continue on for many more decades to come. ne of the most iconic names in professional football history is Coach Vince Lombardi, who led the...

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ALA: Raise Your Lighting IQ

The ALA has unveiled brand new tools — the highly anticipated update of the Residential Training Manual plus the Lighting for Interior and Exterior Residential Environments guide in collaboration with the IES and ANSI. t turns out great minds...

Crystorama Lighting

ALA: A Legacy of Leadership

This year is monumental for Abe Kleinberg of Crystorama as the company he founded hits its 60th year and he personally marks his 90th birthday. t’s hard to imagine someone trained in the cold hard facts of numbers would become enamored with the...

Pam Danziger

ALA: Small Retailers Win Big

ALA Conference speaker and noted retail author Pam Danziger of Unity Marketing believes the time is right for independent retailers to be victorious in the bid for consumer dollars. ollowing her opening day keynote detailing trends among Millennial...

ALA Torch Bearers

Connecticut Lighting Centers can attribute its success to three generations of the Director family joining together to move the business forward. t is refreshing to see a family business continue successfully through generations, and that’s exactly...

Fellners opened Light & Day in Frederick, Maryland

Lighting Up The World

The Fellner family has the industry covered — from repping to retail. o doubt about it, the lighting industry can be a family affair. Many companies have been in business for decades, continuously passing the torch to younger generations. Among...

Bob Maricich

Lighting Will Expand With Market Merger

Robert Maricich, CEO of IMC, acknowledges a focus on the lighting category and also points to survey results that conclude buyers want fewer markets and more category-comprehensive, convenient shows that address their shopping and sourcing needs...

Back Goes Forward

Joining creative forces once again, Studio Munge and Michelin-starred Chef Akira Back have set the stage for culinary excellence to shine. An illuminated sushi bar, charred wooden walls, and a spiral sculptural staircase infuse unique soulfulness...

Why Buy From Me?

As the digital shopping age continues to boom, successful brick-and-mortar showrooms have learned to change their mindset to come out on top of the competition. The anxious chatter started some time ago when showrooms faced another challenge to...

Generation Lighting & Tech Lighting Relocate...

There will be some noticeable traffic pattern changes for lighting buyers attending the upcoming Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show in January as the corner atrium space held by Feiss for many years will become home to another company...