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Senior Director - Lighting Studio
Peter has been working with light for over thirty years, receiving numerous awards for his designs in both architecture and theatre.
As Studio Director at StudioK1, Peter provides overall aesthetic direction for the lighting design group. Current projects include Pacific Gate, in San Diego, California; the Catalina Island Conservancy Trailhead in Avalon, California; the Newport Harbor Yacht Club, in Newport Beach, California; Villas Fashion Island in Newport Beach, California; the Veterans Administration San Diego Spinal Cord Injury Center; and multiple residential and corporate campus projects for The Irvine Company throughout California.
Other signature designs in his extensive portfolio include the Spa at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas; Wolfgang Puck’s Cut in Las Vegas, Nevada; the exhibits at the new California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, California; Ashes and Snow at the Zocalo in Mexico City; the Terminal C Expansion at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California; the Portland Armory Lobbies in Portland, Oregon; the award-winning Crustacean Restaurant and Prana Lounge in Las Vegas, Nevada; Silk Nightclub at the Pechanga Casino in Temecula, California; the New World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Georgia; a nationwide storefront design for Old Navy; Oakley/Icon Sunglasses for Downtown Disney in Orlando, Florida; and the O’Neill Surf Shop in Santa Cruz, California.
Peter has been acknowledged as one of the foremost theatre lighting designers in America, having designed the lighting for over 300 productions for Broadway, Off-Broadway and every major theatre in the country. He brings this theatrical training and practice to his work in architecture, using light to enhance the story each environment wants to tell.
NCQLP Lighting Certification
MFA Design - Yale School of Drama
BA History - Stanford University
BA Drama - Stanford University
International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) - Professional Member
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)
American Institute of Architects/Orange County Chapter
United Scenic Artists Local 829