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In Memoriam: Ruth Spira of Lutron

Coopersburg, Pa.-based resident Ruth Rodale Spira, Co-Founder and Co-Chairwoman of Lutron Electronics, died August 31 in Allentown, Pa., at the age of 90. Ruth was pre-deceased by her husband of 60 years, Lutron Chairman, Co-Founder & Director...

Dallas Design Week Events Announced

Dallas Market Center announces the full schedule of exclusive events to take place during the fall edition of Dallas Design Week, September 23-26. The week includes the Dine + Design lunch event featuring the Colormix Forecast 2020 with Sherwin...

Lights Fantastic, Texas Fluorescent &...

Chicago-based private equity firm CORE Industrial Partners has acquired Fleco Industries, Inc., a provider of lighting solutions that operates nationally through multiple brands such as Saylite, Texas Fluorescents Reinvented, Mobern, Lights...

High Point Market Authority Announces Brand...

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) has partnered with long-time Market veterans and industry experts Deb Barrett and Jackie Von Tobel for two exciting initiatives. Both kicking off in time for Fall Market, Barrett and Von Tobel will assume the...

30 Under 30: Alexa Gorali

This month continues our series of recognizing the outstanding up-and-comers in our industry who have already made a significant impact while in their 20s. Meet Alexa Gorali Star Fans Brooklyn, NY How long at company: CEO, 3 years How I ended up in...

30 Under 30: Tom Spicher

This month continues our series of recognizing the outstanding up-and-comers in our industry who have already made a significant impact while in their 20s. Meet Tom Spicher CRL Lighting Agency, Newtown, Penn. How long I’ve been at the company: 1.5...

30 Under 30: Nathan Sperling

This month continues our series of recognizing the outstanding up-and-comers in our industry who have already made a significant impact while in their 20s. Meet Nathan Sperling Maxim Group Companies How long at company/title: 5 Years as...

Editors Note: September 2019

The World Is Shrinking Just as the internet can be blamed for a lot of not-so-good things in our lives today, we have to acknowledge that it is also responsible for some positive ones. Online price comparisons and shopping aside, the internet has...

The LED Revolution

As lighting becomes more technical, showrooms are finding success as the go-to source for expertise on LED products in commercial projects as well as residential. 2018 report issued by Goldman Sachs described the adaptation of LEDs as “one of the...

Canada & USA: A Symbiotic Partnership

From healthy participation in trade organizations such as the American Lighting Association, buying groups such as Lighting One and Spectra, and representation at the major trade shows, the Canadian and American markets are very much intertwined...

Gorgeous and Green

Now that energy-efficient LED has achieved mainstream status, lighting has grown to include recycled and environmentally friendly materials in luminaires. You won’t believe how good they look. To learn the latest on sustainable lighting...

Technology Is The Star

MGM COTAI, the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in Macau, is a $3.4 billion integrated resort that is redefining how people experience art and entertainment in China. MGM COTAI recently debuted a first-of-its-kind entertainment experience...

Mark Okun

Objections Are Buying Signals

How to turn customers’ hesitation into sales they feel confident about making. There is an age-old adage in professional selling circles that says, “A customer with no objections is not a buyer.” I think it’s time we modify this saying to make it...

LEDtronics Launches Green Lights Initiative

LEDtronics has launched the Green Lights Initiative, a 60-day campaign to raise awareness about proper lighting recycling.  Recycling at home or work has become part of our daily routine, but one product that still raises questions over disposal is...

High Point Market, ASID Announce Design...

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA), in partnership with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), has set the schedule for its popular educational seminar series for Fall Market, October 19-23, 2019. The Design Viewpoints Series (DVS)...

Alden Parkes’ Showhouse in a Showroom...

Six visionary interior designers whose practices span the country from Los Angeles to Atlanta will interpret furniture maker Alden Parkes’ unique design sensibility in signature spaces in the Alden Parkes High Point showroom. The “Showhouse in a...