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Listen up, avid antique fan collectors: Your Mecca beckons. Prominent high-end ceiling manufacturer Fanimation celebrated the move of the Antique Fan Collectors Assn.’s (AFCA) museum to its Zionsville, IN, facility with a... read more
With the lofty goal of breathing new life into the $13.3 billion home furnishings industry, the World Market Center (WMC) Las Vegas , with the support of industry groups, recently announced the launch of an unprecedented... read more
More than 140 members of the Sacramento Valley Electrical League (SVEL) participated in a fundraising tournament at the Morgan Creek Country Club in Roseville, CA, that benefited the Children’s Miracle Network and the Pay It... read more
Tech Lighting has gone extreme. The company, known for its low voltage systems, partnered with ABC TV show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” to help furnish one of the show's recent transformations for a single father and his... read more
High-end home furnishings manufacturer Chelsea House celebrated a stronger presence at this summer's Atlanta Gift & Home Furnishings Market. The company debuted its new, expanded showroom with a ribbon-cutting ceremony (... read more
The 2009 Accessories Resource Team (ART) Conference provided attendees with plenty of inspiration to “Rejuvenate, Reinvent and Recreate,” this year’s theme. The annual conference took place May 28-31 at the Naples Grande... read more
Urban Expositions recently announced its acquisition of the San Francisco Intl. Gift Fair (SFIGF) and the Seattle Gift Show from dmg world media. The ownership transition will take place following the August 2009 editions of... read more
Asia’s largest lighting industry fair and its partner event for the electrical building technology industry drew a record number of visitors this year. The Guangzhou Intl. Lighting Exhibition took place June 9-12 at the city... read more
A brand-new showroom for a powerhouse brand, an expanded relocation and two Best in Show nods added excitement to the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market in June. Ralph Lauren Home, a division of the Polo Ralph Lauren Corp., opened... read more
The Dallas Market Center’s official post-show release from the June Total Home & Gift Market validated what many exhibitors had indicated anecdotally during the event: While the lighting segment did experience a dip in... read more
Maria L. Scutaro (pictured) has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice President of Merchandising for Murray Feiss, a Generation Brands company. Scutaro returns to Feiss after five years as Vice President of... read more
Forte Lighting’s new 2009-2010 catalog boasts 400 pages with more than 15 new and complete families as well as expansions of successful series. Click here. or call (800) 966-8000. A new pocket-sized Lighting Catalog with... read more
Bulbrite has donated hundreds of compact fluorescent light bulbs to Peace House, a New York City-based emergency shelter operated by the New York Asian Women’s Center (NYAWC). The NYAWC is a local resource with special Asian... read more
Cyan Design, an accessory resource which features lighting among other home categories, will unveil its new 4,500-square-foot showroom at the expanding AmericasMart complex this month. Cyan Design is celebrating its new home... read more
Can an old sweater, egg trays, pipe cleaners and cheap construction materials be the building blocks for groundbreaking lighting design? A group of resourceful students at the top-ranked Pratt Institute’s Department of... read more
Introduced at May's Lightfair Intl. in New York City, the 2009 NightSeeing Map from the Illuminating Engineering Society, NYC Section, and the Designers Lighting Forum of New York is now available to the general public. The... read more
Satco Products Inc. has been awarded Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism Certification, which gives the company high security clearance to expedite shipping from overseas. C-TPAT is a voluntary government-business... read more
Rapid mobilization by IALD members shut down a bill that would have unintentionally outlawed the practice of lighting design in Texas. On May 26, the IALD was alerted about a pending House Bill 2649, a bill regulating... read more
Three firms earned honors for residential projects at Cooper Lighting’s 32nd Annual SOURCE Awards presentation on May 4. Robert H. Singer and Kim Slivka of Robert Singer & Assoc. Inc., Basalt, CO, took home the top prize... read more
Chicago-based Radionic Hi-Tech Inc. is the latest manufacturer to adopt the Lighting Facts label, and the first to use it to label under-cabinet LED fixtures. Similar to the uniform Nutrition Facts label required for... read more

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