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A little about what we do.

ABOUT ABOUT

Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design (CBBLD) is dedicated to enhancing the grace, utility, and comfort of architectural spaces through the use of light.  Francesca Bettridge and Stephen Bernstein established the firm with the late Carroll Cline in 1985, and play active roles in every project, providing an exceptional level of personal service. CBBLD’s project work […]

SUSTAINABILITY SUSTAINABILITY

CBBLD is a leader in sustainable, energy efficient design. We are a corporate member of the United States Green Building Council, the official organization for LEED. certification. The USGBC has certified over 30 CBBLD projects incorporating LEED. Some of these certifications are “firsts” in the industry: the first commercial tower to obtain Platinum level certification; […]

CAREERS CAREERS

We at CBBLD are always looking for talented people to join our friendly, collaborative team. If you are interested in applying for a job, please send your resume to Stephen Bernstein at sbernstein@cbbld.com and Francesca Bettridge at fbettridge@cbbld.com.

News

Speaking out: certification for lighting designers

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Speaking out:  certification for lighting designers

CBBLD Senior Associate Marty Salzberg participated in the February 18, 2015 Designers’ Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) program entitled “Taking Sides.”  The event, geared towards designers and students, was a fast-paced debate of five hot topics in the lighting design industry. The topics and each speakers’ position on these topics were randomly assigned.   Marty […]

Presenting the latest in residential lighting

Presenting the latest in residential lighting

  CBBLD Senior Associate Nathalie Faubert participated in the January 28, 2015 Designers’ Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) event entitled “Illuminating Residential Projects II.”  The workshop, geared to interior designers, offered participants the opportunity to explore how LEDs can enhance residential designs. Nathalie worked hands-on with attendees to demonstrate the impact of different LED […]

Francesca Bettridge Featured in A/L Magazine Online Interview

Francesca Bettridge Featured in A/L Magazine Online Interview

Architectural Lighting (AL) Magazine’s online publication of December 8, 2014 features CBBLD Principal Francesca Bettridge in a one-on-one interview. In the video Francesca reflects on her entry into the lighting design field, the highlights of her project work, and her advice to emerging lighting designers.  View interview video

Four CBBLD Projects Win 2014 IES Illumination Awards

Four CBBLD Projects Win 2014 IES Illumination Awards

Images above: Baldwin Auditorium Renovation, Duke University (top left); Stocking Hall Addition & Renovation, Cornell University (top right); The Theatre School at DePaul University (bottom left); Eaton center (bottom Right) Following CBBLD’s success in the Lumen Awards 2014 (see news post), the firm was again honored, this time with four 2014 IES Illumination Awards: •    Baldwin […]