enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

Editors Note: February

Another Reason to be “in the Black” ccording to many kitchen and bath design professionals and home furnishings pundits, the all-white kitchens and baths that have been the rage over the past several years are increasingly being edged out in...

Jeff Dross Kichler Cleveland

Top Kitchen & Bath Trends

“I always like to break down new trends into a couple of categories — technology and aesthetics. “When considering technology, we’re becoming an LED society. There doesn’t appear to be any going back. We’re getting very close to the second leg of...

Other Home Trends to Watch in 2019

GE Appliances’ new Café brand offers The Matte Collection, the brand’s first line of customizable, modern kitchen appliances. The collection provides an option beyond stainless steel with tones such as brushed bronze, brushed stainless, brushed...

Hafele Multi-Dimensional Bathroom Mirror

Top Kitchen & Bath Trends from Scott...

“Probably our most-anticipated offering is one that we introduced last year; the response to our Multi-Dimensional Mirror has been so tremendous that we’ve already gone back to our suppliers to request more product. The mirror, available in three...

Vola faucet from Hastings

Top Trends in Kitchens & Baths by Jeff...

“Black has been inching its way into lighting for several years, and now is starting to stick its nose into some of the higher-end faucets. Here in the Northwest, I’d describe the latest trend as “eclectic chaos.” We’re seeing things like Minimalist...

Kitchen Lighting Trends

Top Trends in Kitchens & Baths by Interior...

“People are much more willing to make a statement when it comes to lighting selections for their baths and kitchens than ever before. They don’t feel like they have to be understated. I often recommend lighting fixtures for bathrooms that – in the...

Human Centric Lighting

The Booming Wellness World

The term “HumanCentric” has become a catchy phrase lately, but not many outside of the Light & Health field know exactly what it is and how it is different from the lighting we use every day. By David Shiller he lighting trade press is full...

Enlightenment Residential Lighting News

The Evolving Role of the Lighting Showroom

Succeeding in retail today involves so much more than just having the right products. By Steven J. Parker, LC he retail environment is evolving rapidly, and the changes predicted for the future require proactive measures. We already see a large...

Mark Okun

The Importance of Strategic Partnerships

How much you move your company forward this year may come down to how well you play with others. he quote “No man is an island entire of itself” by English metaphysical poet John Donne can also apply to your business. It has been proven that humans...

Amazon to Join Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

The Zigbee Alliance – an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT) – has announced that Amazon will join its Board of Directors. As IoT growth continues to...

IMC Breaks Ground on $90 Million Expo at World...

“Our bias is for growth,” Maricich said, joking, “I’m much better at addition than subtraction.” On the second morning of Las Vegas Winter Market – while buyers and interior designers were actively examining new...

Lighting Industry Shines Bright at 30th ARTS...

Often compared to the Academy Awards’ Oscars® ceremony, the annual ARTS Awards – sponsored by the Dallas Market Center, ART (the creative home furnishings network), plus trade magazines including enLIGHTenment magazine – is one of the most...

Dale Tiffany Marks 40th Anniversary at Dallas...

Renowned Tiffany-style lighting manufacturer Dale Tiffany kicked off the New Year at the recent Dallas Total Home + Gift Market, held at the Dallas Market Center (DMC), with a 40th Anniversary celebration. Founded in 1979 by Ye Chung in Moonachie, N...

Bulbrite Bestows Sales Awards at Lightovation

During Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show, Moonachie, N.J.-based Bulbrite announced its annual Sales Representative Award winners for 2018 in categories such as Most Improved Agency, Best New Agency, Market Saturation, and Agency of...

Lamps Plus Rebrands Professional Trade Division

Los Angeles-based Lamps Plus, the nation’s largest specialty lighting retailer, has rebranded its division serving the professional trade to Lamps Plus Pros. The rebranding includes a new website – LampsPlus.com/Pros – featuring an improved user...