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Nakasa, a luxury lifestyle brand from IMAX, will debut at the Atlanta, Dallas and Las Vegas markets. “The new brand, Nakasa, is launching to meet the needs of established niche markets,” said Al Bulak, President and CEO of... read more
The 2017 NKBA Design Competition opened Wednesday, June 1. To be eligible to enter, the kitchen or bath project must have been installed between January 1, 2016 and August 5, 2016. Submissions must include clear photos, a... read more
Barry Kirstein, Access Lighting
Barry Kirstein, Vice President of Marketing and Western Regional Sales Manager, is retiring from Access Lighting. “Barry will be truly missed at Access Lighting. He has been with us for almost 20 years and contributed to the... read more
AEA Investors will purchase Generation Brands, which is made up of Feiss, LBL Lighting, Monte Carlo Fans, Sea Gull Lighting and Tech Lighting, from Quad-C Management Inc. “We’re extremely excited about this transaction.... read more
For the second consecutive year, Surya has been honored as a Georgia Fast 40 company by ACG Atlanta. ACG Atlanta annually recognizes 40 Georgia-based middle-market companies that have seen the fastest revenue and employment... read more
Hermitage Lighting Gallery, Daniel Robicheaux, Scott Cavender and Jimmy Deaton
Hermitage Lighting Gallery has added three employees to its company. Daniel Robicheaux was named its Lighting Sales Associate. “I’m very grateful I was considered for this position,” Robicheaux said. “I hope to provide... read more
Las Vegas Market announced dates for its winter and summer 2018, 2019 and 2020 events. The events will be kept in their current date pattern of January and July, respectively. “Based on the positive feedback and continued... read more
Arteriors has appointed Chris Berumen as its National Lighting Sales Manager. He will be charged with leading the company’s residential and commercial lighting business. “Lighting is a strong category for Arteriors and Chris... read more
Philips announced that it will spin off its lighting division in an initial public offering (IPO) of shares. The IPO will allow the company to focus on its health technology business. Philips, which began as a lighting... read more
Lightfair 2016 (LFI), which ran April 24 through 28 in San Diego, broke records for trade show floor and West Coast attendance. “The convergence of light and technology marked every dimension of LFI 2016 with new product... read more
Surya and Satya Tiwari
Surya celebrated the opening of its new corporate office space and distribution center with a ribbon cutting on Monday, May 9. More than 150 guests were in attendance, which featured Commissioner Chris Carr of the Georgia... read more
Bryan Ehrlich, Quoizel, 2015 Sales Representative of the Year
Quoizel announced its annual sales team awards for their achievements over the past year. Bryan Ehrlich was named the 2015 Sales Representative of the Year, an honor he also received in 2013. Ehrlich, who began his career... read more
Dallas Market Center in conjunction with ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network, announced that the 28th Annual ARTS Awards nominations are open. Presented each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market,... read more
Randall Whitehead, Lightovation, Dallas Market Center
Dallas Market Center announced the return of Randall Whitehead as the featured guest speaker for Lightovation, happening June 22-25. “Randall is an intriguing and exuberant speaker. His ability to enthrall the lighting... read more
Finalists for the seventh annual Showroom of the Year Awards have been announced. The awards, which honor top lighting retailers, are presented by Residential Lighting magazine and Dallas Market Center, hosts of Lightovation... read more
ART announced a collaboration with Traditional Home magazine for the upcoming ART Conference 2016 in New Orleans. Traditional Home will debut its first showhouse in New Orleans as part of the Southern Style Now design... read more
Ferguson, Atlanta
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery opened a new showroom in Seattle and Atlanta. The 10,667-square-foot showroom in Seattle offers the latest in lighting and appliances, as well as kitchen and bath faucets,... read more
Twenty-five commercial indoor and outdoor lighting products were recognized for excellence by the Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Design Competition at Lightfair 2016 in San Diego on April 26.... read more
Eaton, SOURCE Awards 2016,
Eaton announced the winners of the 39th Annual SOURCE Awards national lighting design competition. The winners were recognized at Lightfair 2016 in San Diego. Six professional awards and six student awards were presented. “... read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have named five lighting and fan companies among the 149 organizations to receive a 2016 Energy Star® Partner of the Year Award. The... read more

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