enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

4 Key Concerns in Human-Centric Lighting

With so many different definitions of the ubiquitous term out there, perhaps a broad philosophy of human-centric lighting is the most effective way to explain this science to clients. By Craig Casey, Senior Building Science Engineer at Lutron...

Tariffs — One Year Later

Tariffs — One Year Later: Smoke or Fire?

Since tariffs on Chinese imports went into effect last fall there were two postponements before the inevitable additional hike this spring. Many assumed domestic manufacturers’ business would see an immediate boost. Has that happened? The answer is...

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The Latest in Light Sources & Controls

Both the light source and controls categories are evolving quickly, and in some cases combining in a process called “convergence.” Here are some of the stand-outs I’ve seen at recent shows. nderstandably, there has been rapid growth in 90+ CRI...

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Finding New Customers

Industry pros share top tips for expanding your client reach and increasing foot traffic. argeting your marketing to sell to customers of all ages and needs is no easy task. Consumers typically require a different level of service and expertise than...

Mark Okun

How to Succeed With Transactional &...

Knowing how to work with each type of customer requires a different sales process. here are two defined types of sales processes — one is transactional, the other relational. While the former is often a swift affair, that speed comes at a cost. The...

Rick Wiedemer

Hinkley’s Rick Wiedemer Recovering From Life...

After successful emergency brain surgery, Wiedemer shows signs of improvement. The lighting industry was collectively shocked and saddened last week when word spread that Avon Lake, Ohio-based Hinkley Lighting’s CEO Rick Wiedemer – who had been set...

Kathy Ireland to Headline Gift for Life...

Proceeds to Benefit DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS Las Vegas Market has tapped Kathy Ireland®, Chair, CEO & Chief Designer of the eponymous global lifestyle brand and ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, to be...

Arteriors Partners With Investment Firm to Spur...

Dallas-based lighting, furniture, and accessories company Arteriors has partnered with Minnesota-based Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) with the goal of continuing its growth and expansion. NEP’s investment marks the first time Arteriors has partnered...

Market Choice Winners Announced at LIGHTOVATION

 Organized by Dallas Market Center (DMC) in partnership with enLIGHTenment magazine, the most recent Market Choice Awards – held several days ago at LIGHTOVATION: Dallas International Lighting Show – boasted a record-setting amount of...

Lighting One Celebrates 20 Years at Celebration...

Honoring Lighting One Past, Present, and Future   Lighting One®, the industry-leading cooperative, lived up to its convention theme, “Be Even More,” as the organization hosted its celebration gala on June 18 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. To...

Roberta Silva Appointed CEO of FLOS

Milan, Italy-based Design Holding has named Roberta Silva as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of premium brand lighting manufacturer Flos. Silva was selected by the Group’s shareholders together with Piero Gandini, the entrepreneur who sold...

Hudson Valley Lighting’s NY Facility...

Hudson Valley Lighting Group’s facility in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., has been awarded with the LEED Silver designation for energy efficiency. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a widely used green building rating system that...

Corbett Lighting Adds to the Glamour at the 2019...

Thousands of attendees turned out to celebrate legendary design stars for the La Cienega Design Quarter’s (LCDQ) annual LEGENDS event in Hollywood. For the first time, the LCDQ honored two living legends: Bunny Williams of New York and Suzanne...

Strength in Numbers: LPG

Up Close With Luxury Products Group Luxury Products Group (LPG) was launched in 2010 as a spinoff of Omni (now IMARK). Many of the traditional plumbing wholesale members of Omni had also successfully added decorative showrooms that targeted...

Editor’s Note June 2019

BRACE FOR IMPACT When it appeared that the danger of additional tariff increases would remain on hold after the initial 10-percent hike last fall, many in the industry released their collective breath. The raw shock of the September tariffs had...

Top European Trends to Watch

enLIGHTenment Magazine asked renowned home décor trend spotter Elaine Markoutsas to be our eyes and ears at the recent Salone del Mobile/Euroluce show in Milan. It’s no surprise that lighting played a starring role at the 58th edition of Salone del...