Having reached its crest a few years back, the surge of licensed lines has evened out to a slow-but-steady flow.
While celebrity continues to draw a respectable crowd, venerable institutions stake a claim, as well, lending brand-name esteem to a host of new lighting offerings.
|Product: Meridian Court
Collection: Bob Mackie Home
Company: Murray Feiss
NEW: More styles from Bob Mackie.
Designer-to-the-stars Bob Mackie has coupled once again with Murray Feiss to expand his branded line of fixtures and portables. Characterized by a trademark elegance and attention to detail, Mackie’s new Meridian Court and Sparta collections join an already robust assortment of lighting, rugs and casegoods.
Collection: Biltmore For Your Home
Company: Landmark Lighting
NEW: Biltmore Estate-worthy fixtures.
While parent company Elk Lighting has enjoyed a license agreement with the Biltmore Estate for some time, Landmark is relatively new to the scene. Inspired by 19th Century brass motifs found throughout the iconic mansion, Landmark recently launched the Morland Collection under the Biltmore For Your Home moniker.
|Product: Ceramic table lamp
Collection: Laurie Smith Illuminations
NEW: Lighting debut from celebrity designer Laurie Smith.
Laurie Smith is the latest personality from TLC’s “Trading Spaces” to delve into the world of eponymous illumination design. Her partnership with Quoizel, launched this month at the Dallas Market, stresses a classic aesthetic for a modern life.