Lighting Designer

Information for and about residential lighting designers.

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A Color Explosion

About seven years ago, while preparing to give a keynote speech at High Point Market, interior designer Julia Buckingham had a bit of an ah-ha moment. While trying to put a succinct name to her…

Dallas Design Week Returns this Fall

Dallas Market Center today announced the return of fall Dallas Design Week, Sept. 23-26, 2019, including the Dine + Design luncheon and ColorMix Forecast 2020 presentation by Sherwin-Williams along…
Lauren Rottet
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Lauren Rottet Launches New Furniture Range with Haworth

Lauren Rottet, FAIA, FIIDA, internationally celebrated architect, designer and President/founding Principal of Rottet Studio, has teamed up with global furniture brand Haworth, Inc. to introduce the…
Shaw Hospitality
Shaw Hospitality's Community Broadloom rug collection was on display among other new products at the HD Expo hospitality show.

Do You Know What's Next for Home Design Trends?

Market season is upon us, and we know what that means. It’s time to ask the all-important question as we visit showrooms: “What’s new?” We know we can count on seeing it: new vendors, new styles and…

Stacy Garcia Shares Her Path to Licensed Pattern Design Success

Surface Pattern Designer Stacy Garcia has made a name for herself, sharing her aesthetic through her hospitality textiles company LebaTex as well as licensing her designs across multiple categories,…
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Fall Design Events at AmericasMart and ADAC Create Destination for Shopping, Education

International Market Centers (IMC) and ADAC today announced a week-long celebration of design this September through their fall markets, Fall Design Week and DISCOVER ADAC. Between Sept. 23-26, these…
Small Space Living
Millennials, Baby Boomers Driving Small Space Living Trends

Home Furnishings Manufacturers Embrace Small Space Living Trends

Small space living may not be all tiny homes, but make no mistake, consumers are gravitating toward smaller living spaces, and home furnishings companies are acutely aware of the trend, bringing…
Anna Maria Mannarino
Anna Maria Mannarino, Allied ASID, of Mannarino Designs, Past President of the New Jersey Chapter of ASID, accepting the Gold Design Excellence Award from Linda Wagner, Allied ASID and President-Elect of the Chapter.

Anna Maria Mannarino of Mannarino Designs Wins Design Excellence Awards

Anna Maria Mannarino of Mannarino Designs, Inc., an acclaimed interior, event and product designer and past president of the New Jersey Chapter of ASID, has won three Design Excellence Awards. This…
CPMC Hospital in San Francisco is a good example of Resimercial Design
CPMC hospital has just opened up in San Francisco. The furnishings and the lighting give it the feel of a contemporary hotel. Warm colored LEDs, Integrated into the architecture and decorative fixtures, add to the allure.

Resimercial Design Warms Up Even the Most Sterile Spaces

For those of you who are not familiar with the term, resimercial, it refers to the trend that we’re seeing in commercial spaces where they are now being designed to have a more residential appearance…
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How to Make a Good Impression on Your Retail Customer with a Welcome Email

When you’re putting your brand directly in front of customers, first impressions mean a lot. If a customer gives you their email address, they’re giving you permission to share your story with them,…