Lightapalooza 2023 to Feature 60+ Hours of Lighting and Manufacturer

After opening registration to the entire custom installation community this past Fall, Lightapalooza 2023, the industry’s new platform for lighting design and integration, has officially announced the complete educational programming schedule, along with expert panelists and a compelling speaker lineup. The one-of-a-kind event will be held February 20-23, 2023, at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa. Lightapalooza 2023 will…

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CrimsonAV is Taking the Guesswork out of Buying LED with LED Experts Group

CrimsonAV, the leader in custom ProAV mounting solutions and more, has added an extension of their team called the LED Experts Group. This knowLEDgeable group will assist integrators and AV designers with selecting the right dvLED for their projects. They will offer a wide range of indoor/outdoor products suitable for applications of all sectors and sizes. “Last year we brought…

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Designer Spotlight: Learning, Growing and Making an Impact

An interview with Ariana Lovato from Honeycomb Home Design  How did you start your interior design business?  Ariana Lovato: I started Honeycomb Home Design in 2016, but before that, I worked for other designers and a construction company. I gained a great knowledge and made a lot of mistakes, but then ultimately decided that I wanted to start Honeycomb, which was…

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Savant Systems, Inc. Launches Savant SOHO

Savant Systems, Inc., a global leader in smart home and smart power, is creating a dynamic new pop-up gallery that offers a truly unique smart home experience. Savant is celebrating the grand opening of Savant SOHO on Thursday, December 15, 2022. Located at 120 Wooster Street in New York City’s trendy Soho neighborhood, the bi-level 3,700 sq. ft. smart home space will be open Monday through…

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Vectorworks, Inc. Announces Design Scholarship Winners, Names Michelle Wanitzek Richard Diehl Award Winner

Sixth Vectorworks Design Scholarship Celebrates 30 Talented Students with Awards.  A strong supporter of the world’s future designers, global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. proudly announces the 2022 Vectorworks Design Scholarship winners, with Michelle Wanitzek taking home the coveted Richard Diehl Award. With over 1,000 submissions, scholarships were awarded to 30 students for 22 projects in the architecture, interior design, landscape and…

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25 Exhibitors Announce Participation at Lightapalooza 2023

On the heels of opening registration in November to anyone in the custom electronics industry, Lightapalooza 2023 has also signed on 25 of the most well-recognized lighting exhibitors, with more expected to be announced. The one-of-a-kind educational event will be held February 20-23, 2023, at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa. Lightapalooza 2023 has been designed to provide a…

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Hunter Douglas Debuts Silhouette Halo Shadings, Updates for Luminette Privacy Sheers

Hunter Douglas announces its latest portfolio expansion for two of its most popular shade styles. The debut of Silhouette Halo Shadings, along with new fabric and hardware options for Luminette Privacy Sheers, deepens the customization and design opportunities available to custom integrators through the robust Hunter Douglas portfolio – complemented by the award-winning PowerView Gen 3 Automation system. The new…

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Experience Appliances

An Appliance Experience in Napa

A recent visit to LG’s Experience Design Center in Napa brought together design experts, builders, technology integrators and many more to review the company’s comprehensive product profile within the Signature Kitchen Series. The Signature Kitchen Suite (SKS) features high-performance appliances that deliver culinary precision–the intersection of technology, art and culinary innovation. The product line caters to a target audience LG…

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Powershades Integration of its Motorized Shades with Crestron Home 

PowerShades, an industry-leading provider of manual and automated window shades for residential, commercial and hospitality applications, announces that the company’s complete range of AC and DC powered, RF, solar powered and True PoE motorized shades can now be integrated with the Crestron Home® OS Operating System. PowerShades offers indoor and outdoor motorized roller shades with a broad range of customization…

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