Nostalgic Bulbs

You come home at the end of a long day and the warm glow and relaxing ambience immediately washes the stresses and struggles of the day away. Well maybe not, but nostalgic bulbs, a.k.a. Edison bulbs, do have a relaxing effect in that they do not slap you in the face with hundreds of watts […]

The Art of Lighting Art

. “Ideas are to literature what light is to painting.” Paul Bourget All of us at Alcott & Bentley love to help solve any lighting problems that you may have and one topic that frequently comes up is the best way to spotlight an art collection. Whether you have invested in an important art piece […]

Jack White’s in the House 502

No Jack White is not in this house, if only, but he is in Louisville to perform at the Forecastle Festival tonight. In a recent article in the NY Times White’s Third Man Records which serves as a “record store, his label offices, a concert venue, a recording booth, a lounge for parties and even […]

Design:Fusion D

These gorgeous interiors were previously a run down 1950’s home until recently, then it was given new life by Fusion D, a French design firm. An overall combination of grey, white, and black is given dramatic punches of color throughout while wood furnishings and flooring add warmth. The to-die-for Fornasetti wallpaper in the study and […]

Santa Barbara Style

This gorgeous home belongs to Dennis Miller, yes that Dennis Miller, and his wife Carolyn Espley-Miller who says her husband had always wanted a house on the beach and she really had not, until he turned 50 and she agreed. Rather than go out and purchase all new furnishings for their new home, Espley-Miller incorporated […]

Lighting Focus:Pendants

Many of our customers have likened our selection of pendant lighting to being in a candy store and with good reason. With the delightful colors and shiny surfaces they are like hard candy that just so happens to provide lighting. Pendant lighting is also quite versatile in that one can hang the fixture at any […]

Alcott & Bentley: Design Snapshots

Here at Alcott & Bentley we always offer complimentary consultations for both lighting and interior design and we love sharing a few pictures of projects we have done from time to time. This lovely home belongs to the Drexelius family and was featured in Louisville Magazine. Our designer chose Miles pendants by Modiss for the […]

Avish Lane

This beautiful traditional kitchen is the result of a collaboration between Artistic Kitchens and Alcott & Bentley. Our designer shows how to highlight the elegant cabinetry while bringing balance to the overall design with stunning chandeliers. The room is full of light with a soft glow rather than the harsh and clinical visual assault one […]

Silver Linings

This jaw dropping pied-à-terre is owned by Jean-Charles Boisset and Gina Gallo and offers stunning views of San Francisco’s Golden Gate bridge among other area landmarks. The couple of winemakers, Boisset operates, along with his sister Nathalie, Boisset Family Estates and Gallo has opened a winery with her brother Matt, wanted classic French furnishings but […]

Moonshine Chic

Gone are the days of moonshine being strictly taboo. Although bourbon will always be number one in Kentucky, moonshine is coming in at a very close second, especially here in Louisville. We already have Moonshine University and will soon have Derby City Shine, which will house a fully-operational distillery, a moonshine museum for tours, a […]

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