September 02, 2015
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) has named its 2015 Pillars of the Industry: Andy Burns, Partner at Triple C Lighting and Controls; Jeff Dross,... read full story
September 01, 2015
Carlos Martinez joined Stellar Sales of La Mirada, CA, as a new partner, and will head up an expanded lighting division. “While Stellar has showcased... read full story
August 27, 2015
The Designers Lighting Forum of New York issued a Call for Speakers for LEDucation 10, which will be held March 3-4, 2016, at the Sheraton New York... read full story
August 26, 2015
Nora Lighting opened a new central U.S. distribution center to expedite product shipments to the Midwest and East coast. The warehouse is a joint... read full story
August 24, 2015
Residential Lighting: How has the role of the market center — Dallas specifically, but also market centers in general — evolved in the... read full article
August 17, 2015
Q: When did you decide to go out on your own as a designer? A: My wife Kel and I teamed up to create Mark McDowell Design LLC a little over two years... read full article
August 10, 2015
Accent Lighting posted this collage with its beaming staff front and center; from left: Ted Binhammer, Lynn Richards, Bob Warmbold, Hailey Warmbold,... read full article
August 03, 2015
Founded in 2013, National Ceiling Fan Day (NCFD), which will take place this year on Sept. 18, is becoming a tradition to look forward to —... read full article

marketplace

  • Livex Lighting's brand-new 200 page Catalog 2016A supplement features more than 330 new items. Livex now offers more than 4,100 items with the superior craftsmanship — the most extensive collections, the greatest assortment...
    Livex 2016A
    Livex 2016A
  • ELCOLume is a complete collection of lighting solutions designed to meet the requirements of commercial and architectural applications, including 4-inch to 10-inch architectural recessed, outdoor and emergency lighting, and...
    Elco Lighting ELCOLume Catalog
    Elco Lighting ELCOLume Catalog
  • Varaluz handcrafts its inspired light fixtures and furniture out of eco-friendly materials. Its 2015 Catalog Supplement showcases new Lightly Twisted creations with a shimmering touch of gold. 
    Varaluz Catalog
    Varaluz Catalog
  • Grand Brass displays its extensive line of quality lighting parts on its website. There you can browse thousands of lamp parts, including lamp sockets, switches, cord sets, plugs, hardware and much more. 
  • Regency’s 2015 catalog features several new ceiling fans and light kits. On the catalog cover is the Vantage DC motor fan with dimming LED light and 66-inch blades. New light kits include the LK270 dimming LED kit,...
    Regency 2015 Catalog
    Regency 2015 Catalog
  • Meyda Custom Lighting’s Chandel-Air Collection catalog highlights its custom lighting designs with fan technology. Custom-crafted in the United States, a broad range of sizes, designs, lamping and finishes are available....
    Meyda Chandel-Air
    Meyda Chandel-Air
  • Nuvo Complete is the most extensive collection of Nuvo Lighting products to date. This set contains The Decorative Book, The Outdoor Book and The Basics Book, covering technologies from incandescent to LED. It’s presented...
    Nuvo Complete
    Nuvo Complete
  • Lite Source’s new Catalog 161 showcases all of the company’s portable lamp collections across style lines. The 288-page catalog features the company’s newest contemporary and transitional portable lamp designs, as well as...
    Lite Source Catalog 161
    Lite Source Catalog 161
  • The new Satco Lamp Specification Guide has been redesigned and expanded to include the latest replacement lamps and their specifications. At more than 160 pages, it contains the company’s entire line, from LED to...
    Satco Lamp Specification Guide
    Satco Lamp Specification Guide
  • Jesco’s Envisage VI catalog features  a collection of distinctive pendant lighting that represents true glassmaking artistry. The individually hand-blown/chiseled process offers one-of-a-kind, contemporary styles in low...
    Jesco Envisage VI
    Jesco Envisage VI
  • View the Jeremiah Lighting catalog to begin exploring the company’s sophisticated styles, quality-engineered and affordably priced products and fixture designs.  
    Jeremiah
    Jeremiah
  • In the new catalog from James R. Moder, product is showcased in room settings to emphasize the “crystal fashion of lighting.” The company’s crystal chandeliers are heirlooms to be treasured from generation to generation.
    James Moder
    James Moder
  • The June 2015 supplement offers dynamic interior styles from Hinkley and Fredrick Ramond, along with the debut of chic bath lighting and new outdoor LED designs in exciting silhouettes and finishes. Winning extensions...
    Hinkley
    Hinkley
  • The summer 2015 supplemental catalog from Pacific Coast Lighting offers 28 pages of new lamps and mirrors. Discover the latest in contemporary, coastal and rustic lighting, plus new looks from Kathy Ireland Home and a...
    Pacific Coast catalog
    Pacific Coast catalog
  • Emerson’s 2015 product catalog offers innovative air comfort solutions with five new ceiling fans and 13 customizable LED light fixtures from the LKGLO series. Leading the pack in 2015 arrivals is the Energy Star®-rated Aira...
    Emerson Catalog
    Emerson Catalog
We have a 48-inch-round dining table. What would be the correct size for the chandelier? Additionally, what is the proper height of a chandelier from the table to the bottom of the light?
I would recommend a 21-inch-diameter fixture and I would have the bottom of the fixture 36 inches above the table top. That being said, depending on what the fixture looks like, those dimensions are a bit flexible. My suggestion is to cut out two templates, one with a 21-inch diameter and another one with a 24-inch diameter. Hold those up over the table to see which one feels right. And, in reference to the distance above the table: It can drop down to 32 inches if the fixture is more ball...
Nicole Bowling
Nicole Bowling
This year’s Lightfair (LFI) was a show to remember, not only because of the magnitude of quality product on display (warm dim, high CRI and connected lighting to name a few...

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Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2-3 p.m. EDT Register for this free CEU webinar by clicking here. Webinar Overview:Learning units:AIA/CES LU (HSW) 1.0 Learning UnitIDCEC (IIDA/ASID/IDC/...
Sponsored by Bock Lighting, CSL, Fanimation, Pure Lighting/Edge Lighting and USA LED Lighting Solutions.   Wednesday, June 10, 2-3 p.m. EDT This free CEU webinar has...

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