enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication
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ART Welcomes 7 New Members

Charlotte, N.C.-based ART: The Creative  Home Furnishings Network has welcomed seven new members to its organization: Coco & Dash, Dallas  (retailer) Woodson & Rummerfield’s, Los Angeles (interior designer) Aaron Stewart Home, San...

Wayfinding — the manner in which people orient themselves in a physical space

Wayfinding : Connecting Spaces

Wayfinding — the manner in which people orient themselves in a physical space and then navigate within it — is a critical component in design. One Seattle lighting company has developed a decorative and seamless solution. By Stef...

Residential Lighting Outlook 2017

What’s Ahead For 2017

ccording to the housing forecasts from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the Mortgage Bankers’ Association (MBA), plus Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, existing home sales are estimated to rise in 2017. This means remodeling projects —...

Feng Shui Master and Ener’Chi℠ coach Sandy Sue Rector

New Energy For the New Year

International Feng Shui Master and Ener’Chi℠ coach Sandy Sue Rector has teamed up with wholesale furniture business owner Joy Rux to create a boxed set – EZ2 Feng Shui: A Simple Guide to Decorating Your Home with Intention – featuring a...

Hubbardton Forge

New Horizons: Hubbardton Forge

Hubbardton Forge has won design awards for its signature  hand-forged styles, but next month at Lightovation the domestic manufacturer will unveil two new brands that defy all preconceived notions of what to expect. he motto “Don’t mess with...

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Editors Note: December 2016

ove over, phrases such as “outside the box” and “drill down” and “at the end of the day,” there’s a new term being bandied about at industry shows and it especially applies to lighting: “human-centric.” When I was at the Hong Kong...

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Creating A Pre-Market Strategy

With so many companies to see at Lightovation and a limited amount of time to do so, forming a plan ahead of time is good business. s we near the end of 2016, facets of the way we do business have been forever changed. In the same way, the way we...

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ARTS Awards Presenters Announced

Lighting & Home Décor Veterans Named as ARTS Awards Presenters The Dallas Market and ART (the Creative Home Furnishings Network) have announced an illustrious roster of industry veterans and renowned interior designers as presenters for the...

Dallas Market Center Hires Derrick Ricketts

Dallas Market Center Hires Derrick Ricketts

Dallas Market Center Hires Derrick Ricketts as VP/Leasing, Home & Design The Dallas Market Center (DMC) has named home décor industry veteran Derrick Ricketts as VP/Leasing, Home & Design, reporting to Eva Walsh, Executive...

Crystorama Holds A Food Drive On Behalf Of Island Harvest

Crystorama Holds A Food Drive On Behalf Of Island...

Crystorama Lighting Team Conducts Food Drive for Island Harvest Westbury, N.Y.-based Crystorama conducted a food drive this month on behalf of Island Harvest, a local relief organization. “With Thanksgiving and the holidays right around the...

ELK Acquires Xync

ELK Acquires Xync

ELK Group Expands Into Kitchen & Bath Market, Acquires Xync Brands Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has purchased Roswell, Ga.-based kitchen and bath manufacturer Xync Brands, LLC, which produces Ryvyr and Hembry Creek brands. ...

Lumina Lighting Sales Merges With Poindexter Sales

Lumina Lighting Sales Merges With Poindexter Sales

Lumina Lighting Sales Merges With Poindexter Sales The manufacturers’ representative firm Lumina Lighting Sales – under the direction of industry veterans Brett Blizzard in Wilmington, N.C. and Mark Vinson in Columbia, S.C. – have merged their...

Elemental LED expands into Canada

Elemental LED expands into Canada

Elemental LED Partners With Inter-Lite Sales & WSC Lighting Systems Emeryville, Calif.-based Elemental LED has inked a partnership with Inter-Lite Sales and WSC Lighting Systems that extends its Diode LED product brand into more regions within...

Las Vegas Market Seeks Global Goodness Submissions

Las Vegas Market Seeks Global Goodness Submissions

The Las Vegas Market is looking for entries for its 6th edition of the Global Goodness Awards, which recognize furniture, home décor, and gift companies for environmentally friendly, sustainable, and socially responsible business practices...

Universal Lighting Technologies Partners With Hodges Southwest

Universal Lighting Technologies Partners With...

Nashville-based Universal Lighting Technologies, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently announced a partnership with Hodges Southwest, Inc., based in Houston. The agency will represent Universal in the majority of the state of Texas...