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Universal Lighting Technologies Makes Key Appointments

Universal Lighting Technologies Makes Key...

Operated by Panasonic Lighting Americas, Universal Lighting Technologies has appointed Donna Taylor as VP/Sales for the Central U.S. region.  She brings extensive and diverse industry experience in sales management and sales leadership, most...

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Jeff Kosberg Joins Thomas Lighting as National...

Following the acquisition of Thomas Lighting from Philips by ELK Group International, Thomas has announced that Jeff Kosberg has joined the team as National Sales Manager. With more than 35 years of experience in the lighting industry Kosberg has...

Universal Lighting Technologies Makes Key Appointments

Universal Lighting Technologies Appointments

Universal Lighting Technologies Makes Key Appointments Operated by Panasonic Lighting Americas, Universal Lighting Technologies has appointed Donna Taylor as VP/Sales for the Central U.S. region.  She brings extensive and diverse industry...

Nora Lighting Adds to Engineering Staff

Nora Lighting Adds to Engineering Staff

Nora Lighting Bolsters Engineering Staff Julian Lo and Danny Duong have joined Nora Lighting’s Engineering and Product Innovation departments. Lo – an electrical engineer – and Duong – a mechanical engineer – will be developing next...

Mark Phillips to Receive ARTS Award

Mark Phillips to Receive Academy of Achievement...

Mark Phillips to Receive ARTS Awards Academy of Achievement Honor The Dallas Market Center (DMC) and a nominating committee from ART, the creative home furnishings network, have selected Mark Phillips, founder and President of Phillips Collection...

Jimmy Norris Joins Visual Comfort

Jimmy Norris Joins Visual Comfort

Long-time lighting industry veteran Jimmy Norris – who most recently served as Director/Sales & Marketing for Élan Lighting (a Kichler company) – has been named VP/Business Development for Houston-based Visual Comfort, which offers lighting...

Tom Lillie Leaves Holtkötter

Tom Lillie Leaves Holtkötter, Joins Modern Forms

Tom Lillie Leaves Holtkötter, Joins Modern Forms After 15 years with Minnesota-based Holtkötter, industry veteran Tom Lillie has left the company to head New York-based Modern Forms’ specification market sales. When Holtkötter International...

Editors Letter: October 2016

Editors Letter: October 2016

The era of Matchy-Matchy seems to be coming to a close. Not much more than 10 years ago, consumers didn’t express confidence in selecting complementary lighting and furniture choices for their homes, therefore manufacturers helped them by offering...

award-winning designer John Tong

Victorian Secret: Designer John Tong

A traditional home in Toronto receives a Modern update to suit its quaint neighborhood.  What if the perfect location for a Contemporary style-loving couple with two young sons turned out to be on a street lined with Victorian homes? For these...

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Developing A Process

Believe it or not, good “product sell-through” doesn’t just happen; it’s part art and part science. Many factors go into purchasing items for your store. Typically you select products that are popular and that represent your store’s...

Designer Seminar London Edition IFCC

Redefining Luxury Design: What Designers Need to...

At ICFF, held in New York City a few months ago, the session “Defining Luxury for Today” delved deep into the evolution of design as it applies to the luxury market.   By Stef Schwalb Compared to how this segment of hospitality was defined...

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Hidden Gem: Renwil

Canadian manufacturer Renwil is like an iceburg. What you see at the company’s High Point, Dallas,  and Las Vegas Market showrooms is only a smidgen of  how much it really has to offer.  By all accounts, the late Allen Wilner was a...

St. Louis: Lamp & Lantern Ltd

The Spirit of St. Louis: Lamp & Lantern Ltd

J. Frederic Cohen, and his wife Vera, have always been ahead of their time, when it comes to entrepreneurship  from running a lighting store & import business to inventing Sparkle Plenty and running a USA-made mirror manufacturer. If you’re...

Allen Davis Appointed Executive VP/Marketing at DMC

Allen Davis Appointed Executive VP/Marketing at...

Allen Davis Appointed Executive VP/Marketing at DMC The Dallas Market Center (DMC) has added luxury marketing executive Allen Davis to its senior management team as Executive VP/Marketing. In his new role, Davis will lead the development and...

IN MEMORIAM: Art Director of Connecticut Lighting Centers

IN MEMORIAM: Art Director of Connecticut Lighting...

Arthur Director, a long-time resident of Connecticut before moving to Boynton Beach, Fla., passed away Sunday, September 25 at age 87. His last days were spent surrounded by the life, laughter, and love of his children and all of his...