enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

Expanding Market Research

To stay on par with the other segments in retail, lighting stores must embrace the digital marketplace in order to grow. ith all the news about retail stores giving up physical spaces and how the ease of online shopping has fueled that fire, it is...

Judges Announced for 29th Annual ARTS Awards

DALLAS – September 18, 2017 – Dallas Market Center, producer of the ARTS Awards, and ART, the creative home furnishings network, today announced the panel of independent judges for the 29th annual ARTS Awards. The ARTS Awards, presented...

2017 ALA Conference Rated a Unanimous Success

The much-awaited American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference – postponed last year due to health concerns over the Zika virus in its Puerto Rico location – was met with widespread approval when it was held in Vancouver, B.C. this week. There was...

Lighting for Tomorrow 2017 Awards Announced at...

The winners of this year’s Lighting for Tomorrow competition was announced today during the American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. The judging panel included enLIGHTenment Magazine’s Editorial...

Dallas Market Center Announces enLIGHTenment as...

Program honoring growing number of top summer products to have media partner for its fifth year DALLAS – September 11, 2017 – Dallas Market Center, home of the twice yearly Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show, has named enLIGHTenment...

Access Lighting Appoints Don Smith & Justin...

Irvine, Calif.-based Access Lighting Corp. has hired industry sales veteran Don Smith as its National Sales Manager/Western Region. In addition, in recognition of his contributions to Access Lighting’s success, Justin Kennedy has been promoted to...

Editors Note September 2017

ast month I attended the American Lighting Association’s annual Engineering Committee meeting in Washington, D.C. and was bowled over not only by the sheer volume of impending legislation topics to be addressed, but the amount of time and research...

Lights Unlimited

Limitless

The name of the company says it all, but selection isn’t the only reason customers travel from nearly one hour away to shop at Lights Unlimited. ake no mistake about it; competition is keen in the Raleigh-Durham part of North Carolina — and that...

Phillips Mitchell, Agency Strategist at Google

Turning Web Traffic Into Foot Traffic

Phillips Mitchell, Agency Strategist at Google, gave a keynote presentation at High Point Market designed to help retailers inspire consumers to put down their smartphones and come into their stores to make a purchase. he customer journey is...

Brendan Ravenhill

California Dreaming

This East Coast born and raised artist has been delightfully building with wood since childhood. Now on the West Coast, Brendan Ravenhill manufactures his Minimalist furniture and lighting lines using local resources. ot many children have a castle...

Divine Getaway

In ancient Roman mythology, Salacia (Neptune’s wife) was regarded as the goddess of the sea — a fitting name for this newly constructed private residence on Turks & Caicos island featuring lighting design by James Solecki. By Linda Longo  ...

Loft 550, Malden Mills, Lawrence, MA USA by The Architectural Team

Lofty Goal

In a case of creative redevelopment, a historic textile mill in Massachusetts is transformed into hip, multi-family housing. Back in the heyday of domestic manufacturing, the 29-acre, nine-building textile factory known as Malden Mills was producing...

Sales Management Is About More Than Numbers

How can it be 2017 and there are still retail showrooms without a person dedicated to, and responsible for, their sales initiatives? he title “Sales Manager” sounds like a vague moniker considering it is describing the most influential person...