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Culture, Happenings,

The Holiday Survival Guide – Bentley Edition

We’re officially in our prime of the holiday season! Need a tip or two to get you through the holidays without breaking a sweat? We’ve got you covered with our official 2016 Bentley Holiday Survival Guide. Stay tuned as we share, we laugh, and even give you a fact or two about how we keep our Bentley carpet rockin’ through the holiday shuffle!
Behind The Design, Interior Design,

The Art of Interpretation: Defining Good Design

Art and design surrounds us. Both influence us in more ways than we’ll ever know – our thinking, our decisions, our mood. And each is at the heart of so much of what we do here at Bentley, from product design to marketing collateral. Yet, many would argue that art and design are distinct crafts, unique in form and function so we thought we’d take a closer look at both.
Happenings,

Green Matters – A Conversation with Bentley’s New Eco-Expert: David Turkes

This month, Los Angeles will welcome Greenbuild – the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building – to our eco-savvy city. For more than 30 years, Bentley has operated in L.A., manufacturing our carpet to California’s progressive environmental criteria, the country’s strictest standards. It’s a challenge we’ve embraced. It’s shaped our approach to sustainability, embedding eco-thinking and action into not only our design and production processes but also our culture.
Happenings,

Bentley Rocks L.A. – Transforming Nearly 75 Designers into Rock Stars for the Night

Bentley is committed to collaboration – and embraces its transformative impact on confidence, productivity, and growth. To help its clients tap into the positive power of collaboration, the leading California commercial carpet manufacturer partnered with Antron and Banding People Together to compose a CEU-accredited event for 75 designers, held September 27th in L.A. at the Edison.
Trends,

Best Dressed Interiors: Fashion for the Floor

Runway trends influence all aspects of life – from the clothes we wear and the accessories we choose, to how we design our homes and outfit our workspaces. Carpet style is no exception. At Bentley, we’ve long subscribed to the mantra that carpet is fashion for the floor. It’s no longer solely utilitarian. Sure, it needs to perform. But it also needs to inspire. Take a peek at a few trends that are defining the world of fashion – and guiding some of the latest designs in contract carpet.
Trends,

The Natural Neutral Boost

Color is more powerful than most of us give it credit for. It can inspire and move you (literally and mentally); elicit emotion and even give you a pop of productivity. But the perception that bold, vibrant colors aren’t chic and classy is as much a myth as the idea that neutrals are dull and boring. Quite the opposite – and the trends we’re seeing in muted shades and tone-on-tones are proof.
Behind The Design,

Welcome to Julian Road

When Bentley Mills started writing its story more than 35 years ago, of course, no one knew exactly what the chapters would share, the twists and turns we would navigate, the peaks and valleys we would explore. But here we are today: California born and raised, the largest carpet manufacturer in the state and proudly producing quality, luxe products out of our LEED®-EBOM Gold certified facility. The same facility we’ve occupied since 1979.