1958

Crystorama is founded by Abe Kleinberg as a lighting wholesaler offering bronze chandeliers imported from Europe.

1979

Lighting Center by Crystorama opens as the Retail Division and Joan Kleinberg appointed President. The primary product lines are moderately priced decorative chandeliers and portable lamps.

1988

Brian Kleinberg current President joins company.

1995

Large expansion of product offerings and increasing focus on home furnishings and home accessories – Company name change better reflecting it’s direction and products.

1999

Elements focus on education begins – teaching Lighting Design classes at Nassau Community College helps nurture talent in young students and help them understand the practical and aesthetic nature of design.

2003

Elements ~ Distinctive Lighting & Home Furnishings is born, our unique collections of lighting and home furnishings differentiate us from the big box centers and further our commitment to the home furnishing and accessories market.

2005

Elements begins teaching classes at CW Post – Long Island University.

2006

2006 Elements Winner of 17th Annual ARTS Award for Lighting Showroom of the Year

Large scale renovation completed to exterior and interior of the building with showroom expansion to 18,000 square feet.

2007

ABC Extreme Makeover – Home Edition. The Vitale Family is given a complete Home Makeover and Elements is there to supply the lighting and home furnishings.

2009

Elements introduces its first catalog and website designed exclusively for the Trade Professional with National Sales Distribution. Elements Trade is supported by a national sales force.

2010

Classes at Metropolitan Institute of Design begin.

2011

Segment done for nationally syndicated design show.

2012

2012 Elements Winner of 23rd Annual ARTS Award for Lighting Showroom of the Year

2013

2013 Elements Winner of 24th Annual ARTS Award for Lighting Showroom of the Year

2013

TLC’s Long Island Medium, Theresa Caputo, chooses Elements to do a segment for her nationally syndicated show.

2014

Nominated for 25th Annual  ARTS Awards.

2017

2017 winner of 28th Annual ARTS Awards for Lighting showroom of the year.

2017

Launch of LIGHTSTYLE magazine.