enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication
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Unplugged: Modern Lantern

Perfect for residential and hospitality applications where electrical outlets aren’t plentiful, this new battery-operated lamp company provides an elegant aesthetic that rivals its electric-based counterparts. s high school students, Stephen and...

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Hong Kong’s Autumn Lighting Fair

The Autumn edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair included the inaugural Hong Kong International Outdoor & Tech Light Expo, Eco Expo Asia, and the Hong Kong International Building & Hardware Fair. he more than 77,000 buyers...

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2016 Las Vegas Market Preview

The Winter Market will offer new & expanded gift, home décor, and gourmet showrooms in Building C, plus 500+ temporary exhibitors in HOME, DESIGN, HANDMADE &  GIFT at The Pavilions.    

IMAX Worldwide Home Launches New Web Site

IMAX Worldwide Home Launches New Web Site

IMAX Worldwide Home Launches New Web Site Tulsa, Ok.-based IMAX Worldwide Home has launched its new Web site (www.imaxcorp.com) featuring new and enhanced features such as a mobile-friendly responsive design, advanced filtering and search...

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Legrand Donates $112,000 to Red Cross

Legrand Raises $112,540 to Aid Red Cross West Hartford, Conn.-based Legrand North America has announced its fundraiser for disaster relief through the American Red Cross will make a total contribution of $112,540. All money raised will provide...

Hinkley Lighting Appoints Karyn

Hinkley Lighting Appoints Karyn Hayes as Showroom...

Hinkley Lighting Appoints Karyn Hayes as Showroom Sales Manager Cleveland-based Hinkley Lighting has appointed Karyn Hayes as Showroom Sales Manager, North America – a new position created to bring focus to the showroom division of Hinkley’s...

Soraa’s LED Lamp Line Receives California’s JA8-2016-E Certification

Soraa LED Lamp Line Receives New Certification

Soraa’s LED Lamp Line Receives California’s JA8-2016-E Certification Fremont, Calif.-based  Soraa (known for its GaN on GaNTM LED technology) has announced that it is the first company to have a complete line of LED lamps from MR16s to PARs...

Hinkley Taps Hospitality Market

Hinkley Launches Hospitality Web Site

Cleveland-based Hinkley Lighting has unveiled a separate Web site (HinkleyHospitality.com) for its hospitality business, with a focus on making the selection and quotation process easier for the light commercial sector. “Our goal is to offer a...

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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...

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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...