enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

Las Vegas Market Hosts Debut of Green Gables...

Green Gables Furniture, based in Bradford, Ill., will launch the Tim McClellan HOME Collection during the Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market. Tim McClellan, a 25-year design veteran, is the host of DIY Network’s new show, Boomtown Builder. His work...

Masco Corp. to Acquire Kichler

By the end of the first quarter this year, Cleveland-based Kichler Lighting will become part of branded home improvement and building products giant Masco Corp., headquartered in Livonia, Mich., which counts such popular brands as Behr® paint;...

Arteriors Expands Designer Collaborations

Three exclusively designed collections with Arteriors will debut in 2018 and 2019. Dallas-based Arteriors is expanding its guest collaboration program to include three new design partners over the next two years with partnerships in development with...

Layer It On

The benefits of dressing in layers aren’t limited to apparel; every room in the home can be enhanced this way — especially in the kitchen and bath. e’ve all experienced that jarring moment when we stumble in the dark, searching for the light switch...

Prop65: Labeling Deters Lawsuits

alifornia Prop65 details a consumer warning that is required if there is a reasonable likelihood of exposure to any Prop65 listed chemical. As Gatto noted, “There are more than 900 chemicals listed to date, and new chemicals are added regularly.”...

Lucas + McKearn Offer the Best of Both Worlds

A new lighting company combining British & American design formed last year so quietly that many showrooms and designers might still be unaware of it — until now.  oe McKearn, the founder of Flambeau and Gilded Nola, doesn’t believe in...

Editor’s Note January 2018

It’s a Small World After All irst of all, my apologies for the “ear worm” that I probably just put into your heads regarding the children’s song, but I am intrigued by a new category of housing that has untapped potential for the lighting industry:...

6 Top Trends For 2018

Designers reveal the most popular looks in interior design right now that will continue through the next year. Creative Craftsmanship `  Renowned interior designer, educational speaker, and author Mary Knackstedt points to the trend for hand...

Think Small

Builders and designers are fine-tuning their skillsets to include what has been referred to as the “tiny house movement.” hether you’re a faithful viewer of the TV show Tiny House Nation, have visited any of the traveling shows touring the country...

Maximize Your LIghting Plans

When people come into your showroom and say they want your advice on lighting their home, they are looking to you as an expert,” notes Peter Romaniello, LS, IES, principal of Conceptual Lighting LC, a diverse architectural lighting design firm in...

Setting records

The Guinness World Record™ title for the Largest Laser Show was set during the Live Design International trade show. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, laser specialist ER Productions held a 30-minute laser showcase in mid-November during the...

Unleash the Guerrillas

A lot has changed since the term “Guerrilla Marketing” was introduced in 1984 by Jay Levinson — and becoming a marketing guerilla is now a requirement! Being a Guerrilla still means that you must take a different approach to marketing than the...

Visual Comfort & Generation Brands Launch...

Visual Comfort & Co. and its partners at Generation Brands have formally announced a new corporate entity: Visual Comfort Group. Visual Comfort Group will go to market with a simplified and focused collection of the following brands – Visual...

Quoizel Promotes Howard Greenberg to Head Retail...

Long-time Quoizel team member Howard Greenberg has been promoted to Executive Director of the Retail Sales & Builder/Contract division of the company. Greenberg began working for Quoizel in 2005 as a Sales Representative for Central/Southern...

SURYA HIRES ROB ROSENQUIST AS VP/SALES

Cartersville, Ga.-based Surya has appointed Rob Rosenquist to the position of Vice President/Sales. As an executive sales leader with 23 years of experience in business development, sales operations, channel management, and training, Rosenquist will...

Pantone Unveils Color of the Year 2018: PANTONE®...

Pantone Unveils Color of the Year 2018: PANTONE® 18-3838 Ultra Violet Inventive and imaginative Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come Pantone, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, and provider of professional color...