April 2015 marks 60 years in business for Bill Brown Sales (BBS). In 1995, the company represented a handful of factories, had two employees (Norma and Bill Brown) and was headquartered around the Brown’s kitchen table.... read more
Viewers of the lifestyle show, “For Your Home”, can see Crystorama lighting fixtures in an episode that will air April 6 on PBS. The episode, themed "Light It Up," spotlights lighting applications in the second annual For... read more
Carolyn Overman of Western Montana Lighting, Missoula, MT, has been chosen as the latest inductee into the American Lighting Assn. (ALA) Lighting Hall of Fame. She’ll be honored at the 2015 Annual Conference in Huntington... read more
When it comes to Web usage and social media engagement, Canada ranks among the top countries in the world, sometimes ahead of the United States. About 86 percent of the Canadian population uses the Internet — that number is... read more
Currey & Co., ELK Group, River of Goods
Instagram announced in December that it had reached 300 million monthly active users, up 50 percent in nine months. This milestone means that the photo- and video-sharing platform has exceeded Twitter, which had 284 million... read more
Lynn Tangorra Residential Lighting
Lynn Tangorra has joined Residential Lighting and sister publication Home Fashion Forecast as Associate Editor. She will report, write and edit news and features for the Residential Lighting in print and online, and travel... read more
Koncept received a 2015 iF Design Award for its Mr. n LED table or accent lamp and Lady7 LED desk lamp. This year, 4,783 entries from 53 companies were submitted for the awards. The Product Lighting category included... read more
Hinkley Lighting Wiedemer
Rick Wiedemer has assumed the title of CEO at Hinkley Lighting and his sons transitioned into new positions; Jess Wiedemer was named President and Chief Operating Officer and Eric Wiedemer was named Vice President and... read more
Light it Right; Best of Show/Best Residential (Large) Lighting
The Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP) announced the 2015 Lighting Award recipients on Feb. 19 at an awards presentation and dinner held during its annual conference and expo in San Antonio. Brandon Kuehler... read more
Martha Graham & Assoc. has been appointed by Nora Lighting as the company’s new showroom sales agency for Southwest and Central Florida. “Florida is an important market for Nora Lighting and we are pleased to... read more
The pre-registration discount for LEDucation 9, organized by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY), will close Wednesday, March 4. LEDucation 9 will take place March 5-6 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel... read more
Amy Galindo and Cole Daugherty
Dallas Market Center (DMC) announced the promotions of Cole Daugherty, who was named Senior Vice President of Marketing Communications, and Amy Galindo, who was named Vice President of Market Services. “Cole and Amy each... read more
Lighting by Gregory Dan Endara
New York-based Lighting by Gregory has named Dan Endara from WellCompany, a building construction firm in New York, as the winner of the #LBGDesignCompetition. The competition was sponsored by the retail showroom and... read more
Bulbrite Distribution Center
Bulbrite has introduced its new West Coast Distribution Center located in Fontana, CA. It will be servicing the western half of the United States (U.S.). “The opening of our West Coast Distribution Center will have a direct... read more
American Society of Furniture Design
The American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) has opened the call for entries for the 2015 Pinnacle Awards. The awards, which honor product design in 15 home furnishings categories — including one Lighting award —... read more
Metro Lighting
Metro Lighting, Berkley, CA, was a 2015 recipient of the fifth annual CoolCalifornia Small Business Award, which recognizes leadership and innovation among small businesses that take action to reduce company greenhouse gas... read more
The Dallas Market Center (DMC) issued a forceful statement to its exhibitors regarding the decision by International Market Centers (IMC) to change its 2016 Winter show dates for the Las Vegas Market. The new dates announced... read more
Hinkley Lighting
Hinkley Lighting honored the following independent sales reps for their achievements during the winter Dallas Market: 2014 Rep of the Year: Doug Gould and Ron Elder, California Lighting Concepts Eastern Regional Rep of the... read more
MaxLite has pledged $1 million over four years to provide energy-efficient LED and CFL lamps and fixtures to Habitat for Humanity. The product donations will help create sustainable, affordable homes in partnership with low-... read more
Lighting Research Center (LRC) is hosting The LED Lighting Institute, a 3-day seminar for industry professionals covering the latest advances in LED and OLED technologies, May 12-14 at the LRC in Troy, NY.  The New York... read more

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