enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

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...

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 Schwalb oday’s wide...

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 — which...

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 26-card deck...

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 International...

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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...

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 28th...

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 VP/Leasing...

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 corner...

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. ...