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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 […]
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; […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and Francesca Bettridge at email@example.com.
Five CBBLD projects are on display as part of the month-long Built by Women NYC Exhibition, at the New York City Center for Architecture. The featured projects include the BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) Facade Renovation, the Richard B. Fisher Building at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Seven World Trade Center (shown from left to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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