enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

EVOLVE Workshop Session Offered Free to ALA...

Lighting and home décor industry veteran James Fleming, President of Camelot Consulting Group, will be presenting three mini EVOLVE Retailing Excellence strategy session workshops following the American Lighting Association (ALA) 2018 Conference in...

Kuzco Quadruples DMC Space, Launches New Brand

Since word spread two weeks ago about Generation Lighting relocating from the Dallas Market Center (DMC) Trade Mart showroom space that Feiss occupied for decades to the first floor of the Interior Home + Design Center, there has been much...

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Launches 2 Designer...

At its first Fall High Point Market, Hudson Valley Lighting Group – which opened a 11,000-sq.-ft. showroom in Market Square in High Point which featured the launch of celebrated interior designer Corey Damen Jenkins’ lighting line – will unveil an...

DMC Announced January Market Changes

Don’t worry, the dates for the upcoming 2019 January Dallas Market (which encompasses LIGHTOVATION and the Total Home & Gift Market) are not changing, however, 2020 will be a different story as the Dallas Market Center (DMC) has moved its...

Howard Astrin Joins American Brass & Crystal

Union, N.J.-based domestic manufacturer American Brass & Crystal has hired industry veteran Howard Astrin as National Sales Manager. Astrin brings 11 years of experience as a lighting showroom owner as well as seven years’ experience as a...

Fine Art Lamps Veteran John Pugh Joins Elegant...

Philadelphia-based Elegant Lighting has appointed John Pugh as National Sales Manager. Pugh has a 25-year history with Miami Lakes, Fla.-based Fine Art Lamps as VP/Global Sales, and had previously served as National Sales Manager at Minka Group for...

Currey & Company Expands Space by 40...

The Dallas Market Center (DMC) has announced that 20-year tenant lighting and décor manufacturer Currey & Company will be relocating from the 10th floor of the World Trade Center to the first floor of the Interior Home + Design Center. The move...

Joan Ulrich Joins Dallas Market Center as...

Dallas Market Center (DMC) has hired Joan Ulrich as Executive VP/Leasing, responsible for leasing strategy across the gift, home, lighting, holiday, floral, and design categories within the 5-million-square-foot marketplace. Ulrich brings 20+ years...

NKBA Forms Alliance With Living In Place Institute

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the ratio of older adults to working-age adults (also known as the old-age dependency ratio) is projected to rise. By 2020, it is estimated that there will be approximately 3.5 working-age adults for every 1...

Editor’s Letter: September 2018

resident Trump’s proposed tariff on products imported from China will have a negative impact on the lighting industry – from suppliers and manufacturers to distributors and end-users – but by how much will be up to individual companies, who must...

Great Reflections

Mirrors can make a small room appear larger, add visual interest to a wall, plus serve a functional purpose. Here are some of the latest styles on the market.             `

Rustic Rendition

With warm hues and natural materials, these lighting fixtures and accessories offer the finishing touch to a variety of spaces.      

AFX-Lighting

ALA: Committed to Excellence

Three generations of family stand behind AFX, currently celebrating 80 years of innovation with plans to continue on for many more decades to come. ne of the most iconic names in professional football history is Coach Vince Lombardi, who led the...

ALA-Training-Manual

ALA: Raise Your Lighting IQ

The ALA has unveiled brand new tools — the highly anticipated update of the Residential Training Manual plus the Lighting for Interior and Exterior Residential Environments guide in collaboration with the IES and ANSI. t turns out great minds...

Crystorama Lighting

ALA: A Legacy of Leadership

This year is monumental for Abe Kleinberg of Crystorama as the company he founded hits its 60th year and he personally marks his 90th birthday. t’s hard to imagine someone trained in the cold hard facts of numbers would become enamored with the...