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LED technology makes great advances each year. This section keeps up with new products and reports the innovative ways people are now using LED lighting.

Market Choice Awards Voting Now Open

Online voting for the fifth annual Market Choice Awards is officially open and now available online at MarketChoiceAwards.com. Voters are encouraged to choose their favorite products anytime until…

2018: Year of the Smart Home, Part 2

Light + Building's “Smart Living in an E-House” exhibit was a mockup of an intelligent house, equipped throughout with cutting-edge smart products that provide greater comfort, safety and efficiency…

Design Q&A: Relamp, The Printed Light Bulb

Over the last few years, the Edison bulb trend dominated at Lightovation and market centers across the country. So many companies from Hinkley to Stylecraft to Mitzi created fixtures designed to…

Stepping Up: Stairwell Lighting

Lighting stairways has always been a bit of a challenge. There are many more choices to make today than there used to be. This is a good thing. Which one is the right one for you, though, is the real…

Texas Fluorescents Announces Rebrand as Saylite

Texas Fluorescents Inc. a leading provider of lighting solutions nationwide, announced its reintroduction as Saylite. In an industry that has completely transformed in the past decade, the new…

Bravo Flush Mount

A flush mount with a little modern flair, the Bravo flush mount from Quoizel may look simple in design, but the dual panes of screen-printed glass are inverted to maximize the radiant glow of the…

Recessed Fixtures: The Hole Dilemma

Recessed fixtures have become a standard part of home interiors. Since the 1990s, people have been stuck with what I call the "contractor’s special," which is a grid of 6-inch-diameter downlights per…

AFX Announces 80th Anniversary

AFX Inc. announced this week it is celebrating its 80th year of designing and manufacturing lighting fixtures for residential and commercial applications. Since the inception of fluorescent lighting…

Retail Road Trip: Dallas

Coco & Dash The new year brought more rocky news for the retail industry. Toys R Us announced it would close nearly one fifth of its stores in North America. JC Penney also quietly announced…

The LIT Design Award Winners: What the Judges Think and What We Think

The 1st Annual International Competition for Lighting Product Design and Implementation kicked off this year, welcoming lighting submissions from manufacturers, designers and practicers from all…
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