Bradley Nelson


Senior Director - Lighting Studio Irvine

Brad has been designing with light for fifteen years, accumulating many awards and recognitions.

Brad found a passion for lighting while studying Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado in Boulder. With interests in architecture, design, and construction, Brad learned a variety of skills while emphasizing in lighting engineering and design. As a Lighting Studio Sr. Director at StudioK1, Brad provides extensive design and construction experience in commercial, retail, restaurants, hospitality, resorts, and masterplan projects, accumulating recognition and awards across all markets.

Brad is involved in all aspects of design from concept to reality applying both design and engineering skillsets. As an advocate for the environment and a LEED Accredited Professional, sustainability and environmental impacts are always a key focus for the design of his projects.

Bradley Nelson

License / Registration.

  • US Green Building Council
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • NCQLP Lighting Certified (LC)

Professional Affiliations.

  • Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)


University of Colorado, Boulder

  • Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Engineering (Lighting Emphasis)
Bradley Nelson


Meet the rest

of the team.

Chris Mercurio


Vahik Davoudi