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Mar 22, 2014


Around the World in 80 Lumens


Brilliant Lighting Designs Take Center Stage at Lighting Shows Around the World!

31039_5 New Skyline pendant in Polished Stainless Steel

Stay tuned for sensational and original light fixture compositions and outstanding illuminating effects that are on the horizon.  The world’s greatest lighting shows, fairs and festivals are up and coming.  Take a glimpse of what’s ahead…

From High Point to Hong Kong, the lighting industry is pumped up with fashion-forward fixture designs and light sources that are out of this world!

“Catalyst” LED foyer fixture from Fine Art

795340 Catalyst LED from Fine Art

And they are doing it with style and intelligence and deep care for process and product to protect and preserve the natural environment.

LED (light emitting diode) and OLED (organic light emitting diode) light fixtures and chandeliers–from Germany and France, Canada and America – are changing the way we see the light.  A free fall of brilliant color and awe-inspiring, almost otherworldly illuminating effects are scaling architectural walls and embodying novel light fixture compositions.

New lighting designs are breathtaking, and they are energy-efficient too!

31013-3 New York chandlier from ELK's Trump Home collection

Be on the look out for an outpouring of energy-wise and eye-catching lamps, light fixtures and decorative accessories.  Upcoming lighting fairs and festivals for 2014 are sure to bring the brightest and most energy-efficient illumination around the world.


6 Top Groundbreaking Shows Lead the Lighting Line Up for 2014

1.  Light+Building in Frankfurt, Germany   March 30-April 4

2.  Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) Hong Kong, China April 6-April 9

3.  High Point Market in High Point, North Carolina April 5-April 10

4.  ART Conference in San Diego, California May 1-May 4

5.  Lightfair International in Las Vegas, Nevada June 3-June 5

6.  Dallas International Lighting Market in Dallas, Texas June 18-June 21

Light+Building and Luminale


This year promises to be bigger than ever as the world’s largest trade fair for lighting, electrical engineering, home and building automation, and software for the construction industry provides a preview into energy efficient light fixtures and lamps that offer the utmost in safety, comfort, and sustainable design.

The evening spectacular of Luminale, now in its 7th year, will transform the city of Messe Frankfurt into the world’s greatest stage for artistry in illumination.

“Luminale” is a platform for ideas and innovations that relate to lighting, energy efficiency, the application of new technologies and materials and to the quality of life in our towns and cities.–

Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

This highly successful lighting fair continues to intensify in size and significance, attracting more participants each year, as the world focuses on the latest developments in LED technology.  Last year, more than 36,000 buyers visited the fair to meet with 2,300 exhibitors from 37+countries and regions.  First time attendees last year included business professionals from Denmark, Israel, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

Featuring the latest lighting products and innovative technology, the Hong Kong Fair also offers educational programs with world-renowned experts in the lighting field.


High Point Market


The High Point Market is the world’s largest trade show for the home furnishing’s Industry.  Twice a year, more than 75,000 individuals representing over 100 countries in the retail home furnishing’s business are there to see tens of thousands of new product introductions.  Major lighting manufacturers that will be showcasing designer lamps and light fixtures include Adesso, Arteriors, Crystorama, Currey and Company, Dimond, Kenroy Home, Fine Art Lamps and Van Teal.


ART Conference


The ART Conference offers home furnishings and lighting vendors, customers, retailers, and manufacturers a chance to come together to collaborate and discuss issues impacting the industry.  Representatives from top lighting vendors include Hinkley Lighting and Uttermost.


Lightfair International


Lightfair International is the global stage for over 25,000 design, lighting, architectural, engineering, energy, and industry professionals from around the world.  Representatives from 500 of the world’s leading manufacturers will be showcasing the latest technology and offering seminars detailing future innovation in the lighting industry.


Dallas International Lighting Market


The Dallas Market Center, home of the American Lighting Association (ALA), is the most complete wholesale merchandise resource in the world.  Attracting buyers and exhibitors globally who introduce new products including the latest in home furnishings, giftware, decorative accent pieces, lighting, garden accessories, and holiday décor.

Designs inspired from around the world include…

French flare in Eurofase Lighting’s “Charteux” chandelier

16546-011 Charteux from Eurofase

Venice, Italy–Signed, sealed and delivered, the “Amore Onion” wall sconce from Oggetti displays the finest in mouth-blown glass by Eros Raffael

18-1214 amore_ amber_ wall sconce

Find top quality lamps and light fixture designs from around the world at

Pacific Coast Lighting’s London Style “London Downbridge” floor lamp

85-2776-20 London Downbridge from Pacific Coast Lighting

From Cyan Design, the “German Candle Holder” lamp

04090 German Candle Holder from Cyan Design

Frederick Cooper’s Larry Laslo’s “Singapore” floor lamp

65343 Frederick Cooper Singapore lamp

LED Accent Lamp from Cyan Design

04372 Cyan Design LED accent lamp

Stay tuned for all the latest lighting news.  Representatives from Capitol Lighting and will bring you a first-hand look at new lighting products and energy-efficient lamps.  Enjoy it all with a best price guarantee on new light fixtures, lamps, ceiling fans and decorative accessories for Spring 2014.

* New energy-efficient ratings for light bulbs are based on the amount of lumens (brightness) per watt (power).  As technology advances, top quality LED light sources continue to deliver more lumens per watt.

s9053 LED G bulb from Satco