enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

Author - Linda Longo

Sarah Muniz Varaluz

Sarah Muniz: Luminary

How did you enter the lighting industry? Two years ago. I was working in retail management and wanted to move into corporate sales and find a job that aligned with my passion for fashion. It became clear that Varaluz was the perfect company for me...

Bruce Bellwood

Bruce Bellwood: Legend

How did you get into the industry? I was born into it. I think I learned how to repair lamps before I could even walk. My grandfather started Tuthill Lighting in 1924 and my mother joined him in 1958. She was the greatest hero of my life, so the...

Shelley Wald WAC & Modern Forms

Shelley Wald: Leader

HOW DID YOU ENTER THE LIGHTING INDUSTRY? My parents started their company back in 1984. They were adamantly against my siblings and I joining the business. They wanted us to pursue a better life than the one they thought lighting could offer. As the...

Jodi Orange

Jodie Orange: Luminary

HOW DID YOU ENTER THE LIGHTING INDUSTRY? I was about to graduate from interior design school and knew I wanted to start my own company. I felt like I was ready, although I was still extremely uncomfortable with lighting. I’m a big advocate for...

Stuart Yadgaroff: Legend

HOW DID YOU ENTER THE LIGHTING INDUSTRY? I worked throughout college in a lighting store. After graduating, I moved to South Florida and got a job with Angelo Brothers. I started as a salesman and was promoted to District Sales Manager after about...

Proper Workspace lighting

Does Proper Light = Better Living?

At the Strategies in Light conference, experts revealed how lighting can improve feelings of alertness and well-being at work. here has been a lot of talk about “human-centric” lighting in the industry lately, but it’s more than just a buzzword...

Up To The Task

These utilitarian task lamps, more decorative and cooler than ever before, have rightfully earned their place on the desk.

James Tapscott- Diaphanous Bloom

Light In Bloom

Australian artist James Tapscott’s latest project in China continues his impressive history of combining mist with light to create art. elbourne-based land and light artist James Tapscott teamed up with Art Front Gallery and United Art Projects when...

Wallflowers

These wall-mounted fixtures are perfect for adding decorative style and illumination without taking up valuable space.

Timothy Oulton

Old Meets New

Renowned designer Timothy Oulton calls upon his experience in the antiques world when creating fresh furniture and lighting designs for today.  BY Linda Longo hen Timothy Oulton graduated from Ampleforth College in England, a boarding school...

In Control

The next frontier for our industry lies in controls, but there is powerful competition out there making it challenging for lighting to stay on top. onnectivity” is the name of the game in the home and built environment these days, and it was on the...

Retail Revolution

Brick and mortar retailers who adopt technology will win in the digital world. t’s not the first time you’ve heard that in order for physical retail stores to successfully compete with online titans these days, they have to embrace a new way of...

Editor’s Note: April 2018

nterior designers have known all along that our home environment can make us feel comfortable, happy, and “safe” from the outside world. When I first read about luxury doomsday or fallout shelters growing in popularity, it seemed hard to believe...

Hong Kong Int’l Spring Lighting, Electronics...

Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition), Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition), and the International ICT Expo will kick off during the peak April season for...