Lighting Designer

Information for and about residential lighting designers.

How to Create a Buyer Persona

If you own a small business, you likely have a pretty solid understanding of who your customers are. But if you want to formalize the process of understanding your ideal customer (and the potential…

Podcasting Goes Green: A Q&A with CaraGreen's Jessica McNaughton

For the average consumer, going green means dropping a few cans and papers in a recycling bin and maybe investing in an LED bulb or two, but as Jessica McNaughton, President at sustainable building…

How to Not Be Like Sears

In life, nothing lasts forever. This month, Sears filed for bankruptcy after years of struggling to find its place in the retail market among emerging giants like Amazon and Walmart. The company…

Machine Age

Today’s machine-made rugs pack a one-two punch of wear-resistance with a luxurious hand, fooling even the most experienced of buyers.    Each of the rugs in KAS’ Papillon Collection is dramatic…

Idea Board: Luxe Resources

Down to Earth Woodsy neutrals and organic shapes elevate the high-end dining room and kitchen.   Best described as opulent, the Ouray Collection from Feizy translates traditional designs into…

3 Takeaways from Fall 2018 High Point Market

The fall edition of High Point Market always feels like the end of the year, even though there are still two months left in it. All the new products are out, and retailers, interior designers and…

What Is Updated Traditional: A Primer on New Trad from High Point Market

Earlier this year, a renewed interest in traditional style and design began to take shape. In our February issue, we dove into the new traditional, or new trad, style and how manufacturers and…

Market Shaper: Bob Maricich on What's Next For International Market Centers

"I live on Delta airlines,” jokes Bob Maricich, Chairman and CEO of International Market Centers (IMC), when we talk about the ever-growing portfolio of property and projects that his organization…

The Get Along Gang: New Design Collaborations Hitting High Point Market

With High Point Market gearing up this week and into the next, a number of new collaborations will be hitting showrooms and wowing marketgoers. Before you make it to market, take a sneak peek at the…

3 Business Communication Tools To Try

Research from Towers Watson found that organizations that are highly effective at communications are nearly twice as likely to financially outperform their competitors as those who aren’t effective.…
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