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 •  February 15

Kichler Lighting CEO Tony Davidson has been selected as the 2018 inductee for the American Lighting Association’s Lighting Hall of Fame. The selection was made by association members during last month’s Lightovation — Dallas International Lighting Show. ALA’s Hall of Fame was established in 2000 to honor individuals who have provided a lifetime of...

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 •  February 13

Dallas Market Center reports that Lightovation – the Dallas International Lighting Show, had its largest store attendance in three years including an increase in attendance from international retailers. In addition, a record number of new and expanding showrooms debuted inside the lighting marketplace. Major investments from several leading...

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 •  January 25

Elk Group International, a designer and importer of indoor and outdoor, residential and commercial lighting fixtures and home decor, is opening a 510,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center in Rabun Gap, Ga. This will be Elk’s eighth U.S. location, and second in Georgia, giving the company more than 2.2 million square feet of combined...

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 •  January 15

HEADING INTO 2018’S WINTER markets, lighting intros are dovetailing with interior design directions, playing off a growing demand for cozy comfort, stylish practicality and warmer hues. A survey of interior design “top hits” and fall furniture market sightings reveals brass and bronze are hot; “cozy” comfort is on the rise; high-gloss is losing its...

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 •  January 15

WHILE 2017 HAS BEEN A VOLATILE YEAR politically, socially and environmentally, it’s been relatively positive on the economic front. The stock market has been on a meteoric climb. After a bit of a rocky spring, sales of new homes rose sharply in September, reaching their highest level in nearly 10 years, and construction spending and manufacturing...

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 •  December 26, 2017

Lighting manufacturer Modern Forms is doubling its showroom space for the Jan. 17-21 edition of Lightovation at Dallas Market Center, held concurrently with the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. The 15,000-sq.-ft. showroom, located in Trade Mart 4808, will feature a range of new designs, a new product category, innovative technology, and special...

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 •  December 7, 2017

While 2017 has been a volatile year politically, socially and environmentally, it’s been relatively positive on the economic front. The stock market has been on a meteoric climb. After a bit of a rocky spring, sales of new homes rose sharply in September, reaching their highest level in nearly 10 years, and construction spending and manufacturing...

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 •  December 5, 2017

At the Dallas Market’s Jan. 17-21 Lightovation show, lighting manufacturer Hinkley Lighting will unveil its first exclusive collection with designer Lisa McDennon. “We are constantly seeking out new ways to improve the home and lifestyle of consumers,” said Rick Wiedemer, CEO of Hinkley Lighting. “As the demand for originality increases across...

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 •  November 20, 2017

The American Lighting Association joined a number of industry trade groups in filing an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States to support the State of South Dakota in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair — a case about the collection and remittance on sales tax from internet companies. In addition to ALA, the group includes the...

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 •  November 9, 2017

At Last Month’s American Lighting Association Annual Conference, Lighting Designer Peter Romaniello (Conceptual Lighting, Windsor, Conn.) Gave A Fascinating Talk About “quick Space Analysis” — The Importance Of Being Able To Analyze A Client’s Interior Spaces And Communicate Lighting Options, Quickly, Efficiently And In The Simplest Terms...