Authentic Design Collection Named Exclusive Distributor for TOOY
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Authentic Design Collection Named Exclusive Distributor for TOOY

Based in New Jersey with offices in Chicago, Authentic Design Collection is the brainchild of lighting veteran Blair Hutkin, who utilizes his expertise, industry knowledge, and relationships with premium European lighting manufacturers to make a curated selection of lighting and furniture accessible to designers and specifiers in North America. Among the brands exclusively distributed by…

CLEANLIFE® Acquires the Low-Voltage Lighting Technology of ATX LED Consultants, Inc.
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CLEANLIFE® Acquires the Low-Voltage Lighting Technology of ATX LED Consultants, Inc.

Cleveland-based CLEANLIFE®, a provider of highly customized LED lighting solutions and smart home technology, has acquired Austin-based ATX LED technology. Founded in 2016 by entrepreneur, engineer and inventor Murray Freeman, ATX LED became a well-known name in the custom home market. “People like to joke that I reinvented the light bulb. But even with that…

SB 54 Could Put Lighting Manufacturers on the Hook for Additional Funding
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SB 54 Could Put Lighting Manufacturers on the Hook for Additional Funding

If you think the ban on single-use plastic drinking straws (effective in 8 states and growing) is merely a consumer annoyance, you may be missing the bigger picture. Those who do not live or do business in California might be unaware of the SB 54 Plastic Pollution Prevention and Packaging Producer Responsibility Act, which was…

MaxLite Hires Lance Hollner as President & CEO
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MaxLite Hires Lance Hollner as President & CEO

New Jersey-based MaxLite has appointed industry veteran Lance Hollner as President & CEO, succeeding outgoing CEO Spencer Bolgard. Hollner brings more than two decades of lighting expertise and knowledge to MaxLite, along with a strong track record of delivering results, driving continuous improvement, and developing talent. Much of his career has been spent at manufacturers…

DW Windsor Launches DarkSky® Approved Heritage Lanterns
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DW Windsor Launches DarkSky® Approved Heritage Lanterns

UK-based lighting manufacturer DW Windsor has released DarkSky-approved versions of its most popular heritage luminaires, expanding its DarkSky Lighting range to support its Light Responsibly® initiative. The launch includes DarkSky versions of its popular Windsor, Strand, and Ely lanterns and marks the first time traditional British heritage-style luminaires have been certified by the International Dark-Sky…

Elisterno Outdoors Expands Product Line to Wet-Rated Designer Sconces
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Elisterno Outdoors Expands Product Line to Wet-Rated Designer Sconces

California-based Elisterno Outdoors, a division of custom hospitality lighting manufacturer Innovations in Lighting, has expanded its product line to include decorative wall sconces that are UL-listed for wet locations. “After the strong response we received early this year on our innovative chandeliers, we realized there was also an underserved segment in the sconce market and…

Farrey’s Lighting, Bath, Kitchen & Hardware Celebrates Centennial
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Farrey’s Lighting, Bath, Kitchen & Hardware Celebrates Centennial

There are few lighting and plumbing distributors that have the stellar reputation and forward-thinking leadership that family-run Farrey’s Lighting, Bath, Kitchen and Hardware of Florida has maintained through 100 years and four generations of ownership, essentially becoming one of the first nationally recognized names in the industry.   To celebrate its centennial, Farrey’s recently hosted…

Spotlight on LIRC Ambassador: Perri Neuner, Acuity Brands
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Spotlight on LIRC Ambassador: Perri Neuner, Acuity Brands

May 2, 2024 As key representatives of LIRC member companies, LIRC Ambassadors are among the highest-visibility profiles in the Lighting Industry Resource Council on the global stage. They work closely with the IALD Region + Chapter Coordinators to engage with the local lighting design community, bolster communications, promote events, encourage networking, and promote the IALD and LIRC. This edition,…

International Dark Sky Week (IDSW) 2024: Stories and Highlights
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International Dark Sky Week (IDSW) 2024: Stories and Highlights

May 1, 2024 International Dark Sky Week 2024 (IDSW) was a tremendous success! From the dozens of news articles published in major publications to the 100+ states, towns, and communities worldwide that passed proclamations supporting the night, the dark sky movement has never been as strong. While light pollution continues to grow, the passion demonstrated…

New D.C.-based HQ for Atlantic 10 (A-10) Conference Features Broadcast Studio with Brightline Lighting Complement
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New D.C.-based HQ for Atlantic 10 (A-10) Conference Features Broadcast Studio with Brightline Lighting Complement

May 1, 2024 The new headquarters for the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10) is the first NCAA Division 1 conference based in Washington, DC. As doors officially opened January, 2024 in D.C., with full staff transition expected by this June, the league is eager to highlight the benefits of its new location as a media, sports, transportation and…

HGX Design’s Illuminating Approach Harnesses Light to Define Boundaries
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HGX Design’s Illuminating Approach Harnesses Light to Define Boundaries

April 29, 2024 HGX Design, a firm engaged in select projects of varying scale for commercial, hospitality, and residential clients, proudly introduces Hudson Valley Residence, a ground-up home built on a ridge overlooking the Catskill Mountains. The home was commissioned for a client with multiple residences who envisioned a retreat providing scenic views of the surrounding…

Sterling Lighting LLC  & Island Villa Lighting Form Exclusive Partnership
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Sterling Lighting LLC  & Island Villa Lighting Form Exclusive Partnership

Danville, Va.-based Landscape lighting manufacturer Sterling Lighting LLC has announced that Island Villa Lighting Ltd., led by renowned lighting designer James Solecki, has been appointed as the exclusive international reseller (EIRSL) of Sterling Lighting in the British Overseas Territory of Turks and Caicos. This marks a significant milestone in bringing high-quality lighting solutions to the…

LMPG Inc. Introduces Fluxwerx Illumination to the European Market
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LMPG Inc. Introduces Fluxwerx Illumination to the European Market

April 23, 2024 The Award-Winning Lighting Manufacturer Is Now Available in the UK, Scandinavia, France, and Italy LMPG Inc., formerly known as Lumenpulse Group, a global leader in the specification-grade lighting industry, announced the launch of its brand Fluxwerx Illumination in Europe. Established in 2011 in British Columbia, Canada, Fluxwerx is a lighting manufacturer offering…