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Finalists for the 17th annual American Society of Furniture Designers Pinnacle Design Achievement Awards have been chosen. The winners in 16 categories, including lighting, will be presented on Oct. 15 a banquet during the... read more
According to Meredith Hite, Director of Public Relations at the Dallas Market Center (DMC), buyer attendance at the summer 2012 Dallas Intl. Lighting Market was slightly ahead of June of last year and included buyers from 46... read more
Lighting retailers were among those affected by recent wildfires in Colorado. The Denver Post reports that the High Park and Waldo Canyon fires destroyed hundred of homes at an estimated cost of $450 million. As a... read more
During the June Dallas Market, Quoizel announced its yearly sales award winners. David Walstad was named the Sales Representative of the Year, as well as the top tabloid seller. Walstad grew up in Vermont and began in the... read more
WithIt, an organization for women in the home furnishings industry, will honor professionals and businesses at its WOW Awards, which will be held on Sunday Jan. 27, 2013, at World Market Center Las Vegas. This is the first... read more
Richard M. Lapidus, co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Richards Lighting in Huntsville, AL, died June 19, 2012. He was 79. Lapidus was the two-time past President of Temple B'nai Shalom, past President of the Huntsville... read more
Sea Gull Lighting honored sales representative Cheri Lindsey with the company's prestigious Henry Siegel Award. The award, named after the company's founder, is given to those "who represent the same qualities for which Sea... read more
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Galleries has added three regional Lighting Business Development Managers to select markets in the East, Central and West regions. Bernadette Campbell will be responsible for the Eastern... read more
House of Troy has purchased the assets of G. Scatchard Ltd. The transaction was completed June 15. House of Troy, located in Hyde Park, VT, is a designer and producer of picture lights, lamps and wall-mounted lighting. It is... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) recently wrapped up a successful membership campaign that brought in 113 new member commitments. The campaign kicked off April 16 and concluded in early June. Eric Jacobson, ALA Vice... read more
Researchers say there are signs that the U.S. housing market is reviving, according to a report released by Harvard University’s Joint Center of Housing Studies earlier this month. According to the center’s Director of... read more
Robert Singer and Associates won a SOURCE Award for their lighting design in thi
Cooper Lighting recently announced the winners of the 35th annual SOURCE Awards -- including two residential projects -- on May 8 during Lightfair Intl. in Las Vegas. The awards recognize excellence in lighting design among... read more
Philips Lighting University recently released its first Learn LED app aimed at serving as an on-the-go LED education tool. According to Philips Lighting, this is just the first in a series of mobile learning apps geared... read more
Alvin Cain, founder of Chelsea House
Alvin Cain, who founded Chelsea House and ran the company for over 30 years, died on May 30, 2012. He was 82. Pam Cain (no relation), President of Cain Creative Group, worked with Alvin for a number of years, says he started... read more
Lightfair Intl. had a record-breaking show in more ways than one during its May 2012 edition in Las Vegas, the show’s parent company, AMC Inc., reported recently. According to AMC, this year’s show had the highest ever... read more
The winners of the third annual Showroom of the Year Awards were announced on June 21 at a cocktail reception on the opening night of the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market. The awards were sponsored by Residential Lighting and... read more
2011 Showroom of the Year Winners
The momentum of January’s Dallas Intl. Lighting Market may carry over to the summer show, June 21-24, if travel numbers are any indication. The Dallas Market Center (DMC) announced recently that hotel bookings for the... read more
MaxLite Lighting and Technology University conducts a custom training session.
Lighting manufacturer MaxLite recently introduced a new program to educate employees and the industry on new developments in lighting technology. Blake Adams, who works in the company’s Training and Graphic Design Department... read more
The new logo of AFX Lighting, formerly American Fluorescent.
American Fluorescent recently debuted a new name and look to fit with the evolving nature of the lighting manufacturer's work. Company President Bill Solomon says he has known for some time that the company would need a new... read more
Hinkley Lighting's 2011 Platinum Club members in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Hinkley Lighting recently rewarded their top sales reps with an all-inclusive vacation to Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The Platinum Club trip recognized sales agencies that exceeded their sales goals in 2011. Hinkley President... read more

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