As the largest lighting show in the world, the biannual Euroluce at Italy’s Milan Fairgrounds is often hailed as the creative and economic epicenter of the lighting industry. Quantifiable factors, such as show attendance,... read more
Westinghouse Lighting recently announced the promotion of Joe Catrambone from Senior Director of Sales to Vice President of Supply Chain. The position encompasses the company’s product management, inventory management, key... read more
The Accessories Resource Team (ART) is accepting nominations for the 21st annual ARTS awards, to be presented during the January 2010 Dallas Market. The program, sponsored in partnership with the Dallas Market Center, honors... read more
Who doesn’t want to cut costs these days — especially on everyday business expenses? ALA recently announced a new preferred vendor program with Office Depot that allows members to receive discounts on office supplies and... read more
According to “The Remodeling Market in Transition,” a new report from the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, green remodeling projects and other planned home upgrades... read more
Todd Teiber has joined Craftmade Intl. as Senior Vice President—Specialty Sales. In this role, Teiber will oversee all functions related to fan, lighting and furniture sales to the independent distribution channel. Teiber... read more
Kichler has launched a series of search-enabled online catalogs that allow showrooms and their customers to navigate pages and read descriptions just as they would in a print catalog. Users can search the catalogs, available... read more
Exclusive Lighting Solutions has launched a website ( as an information resource about Lutron brand lighting control systems. The California-based company provides installation and... read more
Tim Forbush (center) received Sea Gull Lighting’s Henry Siegel Award of Excellence at the company’s recent sales meeting. The annual award honors the sales representative who best exemplifies the company’s mission to serve... read more
Lighting by Gregory will host a designer night featuring Robert Sonneman on June 4, 5-8 p.m., at the New York City Bowery- based showroom. The evening kicks off a six-month series of designer-oriented events. Others... read more
In a ceremony on March 31, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Deparment of Energy (DOE) presented the 2009 Energy Star® Awards, which recognize outstanding contributions toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions... read more
Liz Karl, Vice President of Full Spectrum Solutions, died March 31, 2009, after a valiant one-year battle with breast cancer. She was 31. In her 11 years with the firm, Karl contributed to its growth from a fledgling... read more
Retired Lightfair luminary Libby Morely will return to Lightfair Intl. this year to host the opening day festivities and to preside over a ribbon-cutting ceremony honoring the trade show’s 20th anniversary on Tuesday, May 5... read more
WAC Lighting provided lighting fixtures to Happy House, an emergency shelter supported by the New York Asian Women’s Center in New York City. The safe house offers Asian language, culture counseling and housing to help Asian... read more
Italian lighting manufacturer Foscarini has signed a four-year license agreement to develop and distribute a lighting line for Diesel, a clothing company turned lifestyle brand that focuses on the use of innovative materials... read more
Forget harvesting pumpkins. This fall, the California Lighting Technology Center at the University of California Davis is going to be working on a better way of harvesting daylight. "Daylight harvesting" is a term for a... read more
Need an energy-efficient bulb for your new home lighting project? Chances are you’ll end up choosing between a compact fluorescent bulb (CFL) or a light-emitting diode (LED). By and large, these two product families have had... read more
As home furnishings continue to lean toward clean-lined, contemporary styles, more and more homeowners are looking to hang decorative pendant lights or to mount spotlights, tilted at just the right angle for dramatic effect... read more
It's well known that older adults need higher levels of light to see properly. But according to a new Dutch study published in the Journal of American Medicine, higher light levels can also reduce the affects of dementia in... read more
This year’s Lightfair International, held May 28-30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, was a bustling center of activity, hosting an abundant assortment of today’s most advanced architectural illumination, as well as... read more

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