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Join us on Saturday October 20th and take part in third Laneway House Tour. The first Laneway Tour in December 2010 opened five newly constructed laneway homes behind existing houses in historic neighbourhoods.  Norburn Lighting is a proud contributor to the project working with one of Vancouver’s premier builders, Urban Lanehomes.

Laneway housing can be a tool for owners of older homes to densify and improve their property while contributing to the preservation of their historic neighourhood.
Our hope is for laneway housing to be used as a tool to preserve heritage homes and prevent demolitions. Only laneway houses constructed behind existing houses have been opened on this tour.

Urban Lanehomes have built the what we consider the best Lanehome ever built in Vancouver and have been selected as a featured home for this prestigious event. Over 1,000 people are expected to visit.

For more information about Urban Lanehomes visit their website at urbanlanehomes.com

 

 

 

Register for tickets at  https://register.beanstream.com/scripts/registration.asp?form=959

For more information about Laneway Housing in Vancouver, read the City of Vancouver’s Laneway Housing webpage at: vancouver.ca/commsvcs/lanewayhousing

 

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Join us at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre Sept 27-30

The Interior Design Show West (IDSwest) is Western Canada’s annual premiere residential design exhibition, showcasing quality products and services to an audience of industry professionals, architects, designers, consumers and media.
Norburn Lighting Will Be A Featured Exhibitor At IDS West. This year we will be featuring cutting edge LED and Solid State Lighting from Swarovski, Juno Lighting and LBL. Make sure to Visit us there.

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Norburn Lighting and Bath Announced As Finalist for International Retailer of the Year Award by the 24th Annual ARTS Awards.
Dallas Market Center and Accessories Resource Team (ART) announced the 24th annual ARTS Awards finalists. The ARTS Awards is the premier awards program for the home industry and is held each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market (Jan. 16–22, 2013).

The ARTS Awards is the premiere awards program dedicated to the home decorative accessories industry. Norburn Lighting and Bath is nominated for the International Retail Showroom of the Year .
In June of this year Norburn Lighting took home the prestigious award for 2012 North American Lighting Showroom of the Year sponsored by Residential Lighting Magazine and is excited to showcase itself again for this new recognition.

“Congratulations to the finalists for this year’s ARTS Awards,” said Bill Winsor, president and CEO, Dallas Market Center. “It’s an honor to celebrate the home industry’s finest manufacturers, retailers, product designers and sales reps.”

The finalists will submit a digital presentation to a panel of distinguished judges previously announced, including Melanie Belew, interior designer and owner of Belew Design Studio; Cheryl Holland-Bridges, director of the Center for Retailing Studies and executive professor of marketing at Texas A&M’s May Business School; Ignaz M. Gorischeck, vice president of store development at Neiman Marcus; Jena Hall, president and CEO of Jena Hall Associates; Leslie Newsom Rascoe, who helped launch VERANDA and held various editorial positions including fine arts editor and decoration and design editor; and Susan Inglis, producer, importer, sourcing agent and broker in the home furnishings, fashion and gift industries.
Developed by non-profit ART and produced by Dallas Market Center, the ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence and achievement in retailing, manufacturing, design, and representation.

The ARTS Awards culminate with a black-tie gala held event on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. The 24th annual ARTS Awards are sponsored by EnLIGHTenment, Gifts & Decorative Accessories, Giftware News, HFN, Home Accents Today, Home Fashion Forecast, Home Lighting & Accessories, Overcoffee, Residential Lighting, Sustainable Furnishings Council and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS.
To view all the nominee’s click here