Hubbardton Forge won the top award for design achievement in lighting at this year’s Pinnacle Awards.The awards are presented by the American Society of Furniture Designers and given out annually during the Fall High Point... read more
In October, community leaders and executives with Leviton Manufacturing Co. hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Lebanon, TN, for the firm’s new 450,000-square-foot automated distribution facility, scheduled to open for... read more
Besa Lighting has relaunched its website,, to showcase its fast-growing portfolio of lighting products.Interactivity is the key to the redesign, according to Besa representatives. The new portal features Web... read more
Sylvania Lighting Services (SLS), a subsidiary of Osram Sylvania, has entered into an agreement to purchase Amtech Lighting Services from ABM Industries Inc. The transaction is expected to close this month. The acquisition... read more
Change is coming to the lighting industry, and Eleanor McKay, CEO of the home furnishings design company Niermann Weeks, thinks it isn’t going to be pretty.In a presentation to home furnishings professionals at the Las Vegas... read more
Attendance was down 7 percent at this year’s Fall High Point Market, which took place Oct. 20-26.Brian D. Casey, President and CEO of the High Point Market Authority, blamed the weak housing market for the drop in attendees... read more
In an effort to increase Las Vegas Market’s prominence in the home accessories industry, the World Market Center has hired Phillip McKay as a Senior Vice President who will be responsible for leasing new showroom space to... read more
Lightolier has released a 57-page catalog highlighting its full spectrum of solid-state lighting (SSL) products. The release comes amid increasing interest from retailers and end users about the viability of LED illumination... read more
Score one more point for LED lighting. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory recently conducted a real-world experiment comparing LED lighting to incandescent and halogen lighting in two homes in Eugene, OR, and... read more
Seattle-based Vu1 Corp. has become an affiliate member of the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC), a research organization that supports the development of energy-efficient lighting. The firm joins more than 35... read more
Rob Henry has been named President of Casablanca Fan Company. Henry joined the company in 1995 as National Accounts Manager and was named Vice President of Field Sales in 2004.Casablanca also promoted the following... read more
W.A.C. Lighting's on-site testing facility at its manufacturing campus in China has received certification from Underwriters Laboratory Inc. (UL). This will enable W.A.C. engineers to test and certify new products without... read more
These days, homeowners are clamoring for pendants that hang from the ceiling, moody undercabinet lighting, recessed lighting and outdoor path lights that illuminate the edge of the front walk.Of course, none of those... read more
The Dallas Market Center has promoted Cherie R. Marcum to Vice President of Finance.Marcum joined the Dallas Market Center last year and has been overseeing the finance department as the financial controller. As Vice... read more
It used to be that the moon and the stars were the brightest bulbs in the sky. But as anyone who’s flown across a city at night knows, these days, there’s an awful lot of light coming up from the ground.Many people assume... read more
Murray Feiss, founder of Murray Feiss Lamp Corp. and Generation Brands, shines a powerful light on the home furnishings industry. With 60 years of lighting innovation under his belt, Feiss earned some early experience in his... read more
Gift for Life, a non-profit group for the home décor industry that raises money for AIDS research, will be holding its 17th annual anniversary party on Jan. 25 during the New York International Gift Fair.This year’s... read more
Green design gets its day in the sun, courtesy of Randall Whitehead, author of Residential Lighting, A Practical Guide to Beautiful and Sustainable Design.Whitehead, who also writes a monthly column for Residential Lighting... read more
The art of layering light in a room and lighting controls isn’t as easy concept for many homeowners to understand – unless they get a chance to view it in action.To help lighting designers introduce the concept to their... read more
The Las Vegas Market got into the holiday spirit on Dec. 22 during Furniture Donation Day, an annual event that Las Vegas Market organizes to donate furniture, accessories and artwork to shelters and local families.This year... read more

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