Lighting

WAC Lighting Names Shaheen Central Regional Sales Manager

WAC Lighting Names Shaheen Central Regional Sales Manager

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—WAC Lighting has named Maher Shaheen Central regional sales manager, where he will share oversight of national business development responsibilities with Ryan Berlin, Eastern regional sales manager, and Tim Vislay, Western regional sales manager. Dirk Wald, vice president of business development, will continue to manage the Canadian sales territory, in addition to hisMore »

Allan Palecek to Receive ARTS Award

Allan Palecek to Receive ARTS Award

DALLAS–Allan H. Palecek, founder, CEO and lead designer of Palecek, will receive the Academy of Achievement Award at the 23rd annual ARTS Awards taking place on Saturday, January 21, 2012, during the Total Home & Gift Markets here. “Allan’s dedication to design, function and craftsmanship have led his brand to become one of the mostMore »

Lilyian Lozes, Lite Source Rep, 58

Lilyian Lozes, Lite Source Rep, 58

CHINO, Calif.–Lilyian Lozes, a long-time sales representative for lighting manufacturer Lite Source, has died. She was 58. Lozes worked with B.J. Ferber and Associates and George Braun Associates, the latter of which began her relationship with Lite Source. In February, she became an independent rep for Lite Source, covering North Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana andMore »

ON TARGET: furniture and lighting

ON TARGET: furniture and lighting

Target’s furniture and lighting offerings are primarily comprised of the retailer’s in-house Target Home and Room Essentials brands, with a few notable exceptions. In furniture, Target devotes substantial space to shelving and office furniture, in addition to standard RTA furniture items such as end tables, side tables and occasional chairs. Target’s furniture section is comprisedMore »

ARTS Awards Judges Announced

ARTS Awards Judges Announced

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team (ART) have announced the judges for the 23rd annual ARTS Awards: returning judge Martha Griffin, executive editor, Design Guide; Donna Moss, designer, co-owner of That’s Haute and a former contestant on HGTV’s Design Star; Melanie Belew, Belew Design Studio, an interior design firm; and Susan Inglis, executiveMore »

Monte Carlo Brand Now Available Through Murray Feiss

Monte Carlo Brand Now Available Through Murray Feiss

EVANSTON, Ill.-Generation Brands has re-aligned its portfolio so its Monte Carlo Fans brand will be managed and available through its Murray Feiss company, effective January 2012. The new strategy will allow Monte Carlo to better service its showroom customers as well as design complementary lighting and fan products across the two brands, and customers willMore »

Dallas Market Center Presents Best of Show Awards

Dallas Market Center Presents Best of Show Awards

DALLAS–The most creative, fresh and innovative booths and showrooms were recognized during the recently completed Total Home & Gift Market with Best of Show awards, which are presented twice a year and judged by leading industry and visual/design experts. In the World Trade Center, the awards for each floor were given to: Accent Decor onMore »

Blog From Dallas Market: Craze for Crystal, Love for LEDs

Blog From Dallas Market: Craze for Crystal, Love for LEDs

DALLAS–The Dallas International Lighting Market wrapped up yesterday, and many companies used the opportunity to both bolster their lines and break into new categories. Traditional products were decluttered and updated to appeal to customers who like traditional but want something fresh. And crystal continues to proliferate, especially with a contemporary twist.  Introductions also included newMore »