LEDucation Trends to Watch
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LEDucation Trends to Watch

Walking the aisles of LEDucation last month in New York City was different from past years — and not just because the increase in exhibitors necessitated adding yet another exhibit hall. Interestingly, there was a larger showing from smaller, boutique lighting manufacturers, including more European companies. While Italian manufacturers have always had a presence at…

The Challenge of Lighting a Glass Cube Building at Paddington Square
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The Challenge of Lighting a Glass Cube Building at Paddington Square

Architectural lighting design firm DesignPlusLight has just unveiled its latest commercial project: 1 Paddington Square, located inside one of London’s busiest transportation hubs that connects two Underground stations, a new Crossrail station, and Paddington Station. Comprising 17 floors of mixed-use commercial and retail space – with 437,000 square feet designated as office and 75,000 square…

Leviton was invited by US Lighting Trends to share its take on the Future of our Industry, Technologies, Markets and Trends to Watch in 2024
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Leviton was invited by US Lighting Trends to share its take on the Future of our Industry, Technologies, Markets and Trends to Watch in 2024

February 20, 2024 By Mike Lehman, General Manager of ConTech Lighting Currently the lighting outlook for 2024 appears to be “challenged” with increased interest rates, a slowing commercial construction market, and general uncertainty, what is Leviton’s Lighting 2024 trend outlook. Which market segments does it see having greater opportunities for the company, but more importantly,…

3 Top Trends in Hospitality Spaces for 2024
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3 Top Trends in Hospitality Spaces for 2024

When it comes to decorative lighting, many manufacturers are turning to natural materials such as reclaimed wood, bamboo, jute, water hyacinth and seagrass for pendants, portable lamps, and fixtures. 2. Wellness Choices — Hotel and restaurant operators are heeding the call for health-conscious and wellness options. For hotel design, this translates into creating designated green…

Farrey’s Celebrates Centennial Anniversary
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Farrey’s Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

Founded by John J. and Emily Farrey in 1924, Farrey’s is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. From its humble beginnings in Miami as a small general store that sold hardware, linens, lighting, china, fishing gear, and other home products, Farrey’s has upheld its commitment to being a trusted source of unique, superior offerings and unmatched expert services….

Talking Lighting Trends and Lighting Controls with Legrand
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Talking Lighting Trends and Lighting Controls with Legrand

January 25, 2024 Summary “At Legrand, we understand that our customers’ needs are unique to the business, industry, and market, which is why we design our products with professionals who specify, sell, install, and use our products. Evolving energy codes, transformative lighting technology and high-performance buildings require powerful, flexible solutions. Our products integrate with each…

Top Trends in the Hospitality Channel
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Top Trends in the Hospitality Channel

By Linda Longo After weathering a downturn during the pandemic years, the hospitality category has become reinvigorated, with hotels, entertainment venues, and restaurants rebounding as consumers opt for “experiences” over physical goods. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has screened a record number of passengers last year, with multiple days of 2.8 million passengers screened. Similarly,…

Espen Technology Unveils Revo™ Lighting: A Game-Changing Expansion in Commercial Lighting
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Espen Technology Unveils Revo™ Lighting: A Game-Changing Expansion in Commercial Lighting

December 7, 2023 Today marks a historic milestone for Espen Technology as they introduce the world to Revo™ Lighting, an innovative commercial and industrial light fixture brand. Revo offers a diverse range of luminaire types, signaling Espen’s powerful leap into the competitive landscape of North America’s lighting giants. Espen, renowned for dominating the market with top-tier…

How to Detect Problems In Your Warehouse Using Artificial Intelligence
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How to Detect Problems In Your Warehouse Using Artificial Intelligence

November 15, 2023 David Gordon Warehousing is core to a distributor’s value proposition. Customers expect distributors to carry inventory. The 2023 NAED PAR report (2022 data) stated that, on average, 72% of distributor sales emanate from their warehouse. Given the importance of a warehouse to distributors, managing costs and reducing errors is critical to profitability….

Light + Building Industry Trends for 2024/25: Of Magical Effects, Quiet Design and Uniqueness
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Light + Building Industry Trends for 2024/25: Of Magical Effects, Quiet Design and Uniqueness

November 3, 2023 Light + Building shows the most important products and solutions in the field of light and lighting. A valuable orientation aid in the large range of products at the world’s leading trade fair is the trend presentation by the trend bureau bora.herke.palmisano. The style experts have identified three relevant trends for 2024/25,…

Enlighted Reveals New AI Capabilities for Building IoT
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Enlighted Reveals New AI Capabilities for Building IoT

Enlighted, a leading proptech company owned by Siemens, has announced the expanded use of artificial intelligence (AI) in its Location Intelligence solution and new additions to the Enlighted partner ecosystem.  With the introduction of AI models to Enlighted’s Real Time Location Services (RTLS) system, the accuracy of finding assets and personnel is improved to greater…