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Alexa Hampton Winter Las Vegas Market
Alexa Hampton will be honored as the 2013 Design Icon during Winter Las Vegas Market, Jan. 28-Feb. 1, 2013. Hampton, known around the globe for her classic, traditional and electric work, is a first-time recipient of this... read more
GE Lighting has signed an agreement to acquire Boulder, CO-based Albeo Technologies Inc., a privately held LED fixture manufacturer established in 2004. “The addition of Albeo Technologies’ immensely talented team and its... read more
Dallas Market Center
The Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, being held Jan. 16-22, 2013, will offer dozens of educational opportunities for attendees.Headliners that were previously announced include renowned Australian Chef, author and TV... read more
Max Cohen Meyda Lighting
To support community enhancement efforts in the downtown Utica, NY, area, Meyda Lighting Upstate New York and Showroom Sales Manager Max Cohen helped spearhead “Project U,” an effort designed to revitalize storefronts and... read more
Nora Lighting hired The Lighting Group as its new commercial sales representative for southern Nevada. The Lighting Group is a well-established commercial sales and lighting design firm based in Las Vegas and has been in... read more
Littman Brands, manufacturer of unique, custom and design-forward lighting solutions for residential, hospitality and contract settings, announced its role as lead lighting sponsor of the House of Rock, an experiential... read more
International Market Centers (IMC) announced promotions, lateral moves and new appointments to streamline its gift and home décor team. The changes, which are effective immediately, will create a single unified team... read more
Kathy Ireland
WithIt, the women’s leadership development network serving the home and furnishings industry, will present its prestigious Legacy Award to Kathy Ireland, CEO and chief designer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide®, during the 2013... read more
Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries' leading charitable organization, announced that Global Views will be honored during Gift for Life’s 21st Annual Party for Life, taking place Sunday, Jan. 27,... read more
The House of Lights in Melbourne, FL, founded in 1963 and bought by Phil and Jocelyn Bronson in 1968, will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. The longstanding family business has thousands of products on display in... read more
Robery Currey
Robert B. Currey, founder of Storehouse and Currey & Co., was presented with the Design Legend 2012 Award from the Musuem of Design Atlanta. The award was presented during the Gala Preview of “The South’s Next Wave:... read more
More than 64,000 buyers from 141 countries and regions attended the HKTDC Hong Kong Intl. Lighting Fair, Eco Expo Asia, HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Decoration Materials & Hardware Fair and Sports Source... read more
San Diego
Lightfair® Intl. (LFI®) has announced that its 2016 show will take place in San Diego. The Pre-Conference program will run April 24 and 25, 2016, and the Trade Show and Conference will run April 26 to 28, 2016, at the San... read more
Vanilla Ice Lighting
Rapper and DIY Network host Vanilla Ice is working with Capitol Lighting to create his own line of chandeliers and sconces. The inaugural six-piece line includes a 24-inch chandelier, a 28-inch-wide fixture and two sconces,... read more
Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy, which ripped through the mid-Atlantic and northeastern states in late October, is the largest Atlantic hurricane on record. In the United States, it claimed more than 100 lives and caused $30-$50 billion in... read more
International Market Center's inaugural Gift & Home CEO Summit, taking place Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2013, during Las Vegas Market, has added two new speakers. On Thursday, Jan. 31, Claire Shipman, co-author of The New York... read more
The Insignia LED bulb, powered by Cree, is now available exclusively at 1,000 Best Buy stores nationwide. The new bulb is designed with improved features to make adoption of LED lighting easier for consumers and was... read more
Table lamp, chandelier
At the October High Point Market, two lighting companies received Pinnacle Awards from the American Society of Furniture Desginers (ASFD); Hubbardton Forge won the Green Leaf category for sustainable design and Golden... read more
Philips hue
On Oct. 30, Philips introduced hue, a Web-enabled LED home lighting system available exclusively to consumers through the Apple store. With the starter kit, which includes three LED bulbs that fit into any standard light... read more
Kristean Alcocer
NICOR Lighting has hired Kristean Alcocer as the Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Alcocer is a former member of the Navy's submarine force and University of New Mexico alumni. He comes to NICOR with extensive... read more

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