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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...

Bright Light Design Center Hosts Open House

Bright Light Design Center, the retail lighting division of Colonial Electric – one of the largest family-owned electrical distributors in the Mid-Atlantic region – hosted an open house April 20 to celebrate its newest location inside the new Design...

New SMART Center to Open at June Lightovation

Dallas Market Center (DMC) and the American Lighting Association (ALA) have announced plans to open The SMART Center, a new 6,000-sq.-ft. education and activity center, at the June 20-23 edition of Lightovation (aka The Dallas International Lighting...

Changes at Fine Art Lamps

Long-time domestic manufacturer Fine Art Lamps has announced Rene Quintana and Laura Goldblum will acquire the Miami-based company from second-generation owner Max Blumberg. Blumberg’s father founded Fine Art Lamps in 1940, growing the company into...

Lutron Electronics Acquires Ketra

Lutron Electronics, based in Coopersburg, Penn., has acquired Ketra – the start-up that made waves in the lighting industry for creating solutions that mimic daylight – in a first-of-its-kind acquisition for the company. Founded in 2009 in Austin...

The Enlighted System Wins Product of the Year

 nlighted, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, was recognized at the IoT Global Awards 2018 ceremony with “Product of the Year” in the Big Data, Cloud, and...

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Dynamic Deco

By Lis King f you haven’t been closely watching design influences, you might have missed Art Deco making a huge comeback. With its nod to early Hollywood and the Jazz Age, Art Deco brings welcome glamour and attainable luxury to the world of home...

Showroom Stand-outs: Industrial Farmhouse

Inspired by HGTV shows such as Fixer Upper, the farmhouse style is still riding on top of the popularity wave with consumers. From natural finishes and vintage accents to playful textures, these lighting fixtures will help homeowners cultivate chic...

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...

Stacking A City

For the last year, architect and lighting designer Matt Gagnon has been creating towers of light. His latest show Material Relations at The New gallery in Los Angeles, features 13 light stacks, playing off one another in unexpected patterns of...

Every Team Needs A Coach

Your sales team can only perform better if they are given the proper tools and leadership to increase the company’s bottom line. dapting to marketplace changes and remaining competitive requires every department in a business to perform better than...

Lighting Industry Reacts to Tariffs

By Hannah Rachel Carroll resident Donald Trump’s threats of steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are now a reality. White House officials say placing a 25-percent levy on steel and 10-percent charge on aluminum is a simple way to...

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...