Lighting

The Delights of Dallas

The Delights of Dallas

As the lighting industry kicks off the new year with the Dallas International Lighting Market this month, many topics will be top of mind. The first phase of the new nationwide light bulb regulations rolls in this month, and manufacturers will debut even more energy-efficient product offerings. Consumers are also much more savvy—and price conscious—andMore »

Swarovski Elements to Sponsor 23rd Annual ARTS Awards Gala

Swarovski Elements to Sponsor 23rd Annual ARTS Awards Gala

DALLAS–Swarovski Elements will sponsor the 23rd annual ARTS Awards gala, which will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market at the Dallas Market Center. “Swarovski Elements is the ideal partner for the ARTS Awards gala and we are honored to work with them on this special evening,” said CindyMore »

Atlanta Announces New Exhibitors for Jan.

Atlanta Announces New Exhibitors for Jan.

ATLANTA–AmericasMart is preparing for the International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and the International Area Rug Market next month with more than 25,000 square feet of new exhibitors and more than 100,000 square feet of expanded and relocated showrooms, the company said. New showrooms on floors 9-13 of Building I in January include Home SourceMore »

Las Vegas Design Center Tangos with Pantone

Las Vegas Design Center Tangos with Pantone

LAS VEGAS–Pantone has teamed up with the Las Vegas Design Center at the World Market Center (LVDC) on a display marking Pantone’s color of the year for 2012, tangerine tango. The display was unveiled at the LVDC’s annual holiday gala celebration on Dec. 19. It marked the first time any design center has partnered withMore »

IES to Hold Symposium on Lighting for the Elderly

IES to Hold Symposium on Lighting for the Elderly

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) will present a symposium on the role and effects of lighting on the elderly here on Mar. 6-7, 2012. The Lighting + Seniors symposium will focus on two key areas — vision (glare, visibility of tasks, lighting and independent living) and health (sleep, depression, circadian disruptionMore »

Shaun White Home Line to Launch at Target

Shaun White Home Line to Launch at Target

MINNEAPOLIS–Target will debut its Shaun White home collection during the week of Dec. 26. The limited-time-only line will be available at both Target stores and on target.com through June 2012. It consists of bedding, lamps, wall decals, curtains, storage bins, a skateboard rack and piggy banks. Prices on the collection will range for $9.99 toMore »

Vintage Home Section to Debut at FINDS Dallas Temp Show

Vintage Home Section to Debut at FINDS Dallas Temp Show

DALLAS—Dallas Market Center will debut Vintage Home FINDS next month during the FINDS Dallas Temp Show, Jan. 20-23, 2012. To be located in Market Hall (North Hall), the new section will feature vintage and antique-looking furniture and décor. The FINDS Dallas Temp Show is held in conjunction with the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market,More »

ART Elects New Board of Directors

ART Elects New Board of Directors

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–The Accessories Resource Team (ART), the decorative accessory industry association, has elected a new board of directors and approved a by-law change that created an expanded executive committee last month. Steve Crowder, GuildMaster, has become president of ART; Mindy Lowack, Dallas Market Center, executive vice president; John Clements, BJ’s Home Accents, treasurer; and VanessaMore »