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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

330 Hudson Street’s Lighting Wins 2015 Lumen Award

330 Hudson Street’s Lighting Wins 2015 Lumen Award

CBBLD is the recipient of a 2015 Lumen Award of Merit, for the lobby lighting design at 330 Hudson Street, New York City – a LEED Gold project. The design seamlessly integrates architectural lighting and media art into a compelling environmental experience for visitors entering the building.  The lobby’s architectural lighting interacts with the video […]

Stapleton Library Award Featured in Illumni

Stapleton Library Award Featured in Illumni

CBBLD’s 2015 IALD Award of Merit for the Stapleton Library project is featured on the home page of the online magazine Illumni’s June 10 edition.  Click the “read more” link provided on this page for a full, illustrated description of the project’s lighting design.  

CBBLD’s First Lighting Award of 2015

CBBLD’s First Lighting Award of 2015

CBBLD is delighted to announce this year’s first lighting award – an International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) Award of Merit.  The award honors a major upgrade of the Stapleton Library, a Staten Island branch of the New York Public Library.  The project includes both a renovation of the original, landmarked Carnegie Library building, and […]

CBBLD Projects Shown in “Built by Women NYC” Exhibit

CBBLD Projects Shown in “Built by Women NYC” Exhibit

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 […]