enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

Author - Linda Longo

Darren James Appointed President of KAI Texas

KAI Enterprises – an integrated architectural, engineering, and construction services firm – has named long-time Dallas community leader Darren L. James, AIA President of KAI Enterprises. The leadership change reflects the company’s vision to grow...

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...

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...

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...

LEDucation 2019 Announces Roster of Presentations

New York City-based LEDucation 2019 has announced the line-up of presentations and panel discussions to be held during the conference and trade show in New York City on March 12 and 13 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Abstracts are published on the...

Juliska Debuts in Light + Design on Ten at DMC

The Dallas Market Center (DMC) has announced that Juliska, a manufacturer of handcrafted lighting and tableware, will debut an open-daily space in Light + Design on Ten prior to the upcoming January Total Home & Gift Market (January 16-22). The...

Quoizel Becomes Part of NBG Home, Headquarters...

Executives at Quoizel have announced that the Goose Creek, S.C.-based family-owned decorative lighting manufacturer has been sold to New York-based private equity firm Sycamore Partners and will become part of its NBG Home group headquartered in...

Nora Lighting Celebrates 30th Anniversary at...

Dian Oatman (right) of Fusion Light & Design in Denver won an Amazon Echo Dot as a raffle prize, presented by Neda Farzan during the anniversary party. Fred Farzan, President of Commerce, Calif.-based Nora Lighting, and Executive Vice President...

Editor’s Note January 2019

Meet My Industry Crushes lmost immediately after I entered this industry, I realized that what makes Lighting so different from other categories in the build environment is the amount of mavericks and trailblazers we have among us. I have met some...