advocates for lighting
Our greatest resource is our team—smart people from diverse backgrounds who rise to the challenge of lighting design that is visionary and impactful.
IALD, CLD, LC, LEED AP
With over 20 years of experience as an architectural lighting designer, Jill uses light to craft spaces, heighten experiences, and enhance connections. She has directed lighting design for many project types, across a wide range of project sizes and budgets.
Jill guides the Dark Light team to ensure every project offers creative solutions to constant challenges—design integrity vs. technical solidity; initial design goals vs. future operation—a balance between dark and light.
Associate IALD, LEED AP, MIES, Associate AIA
Stephanie has more than 20 years’ experience designing and managing lighting for hospitality, high-end commercial/residential, healthcare, and multi-family projects in the U.S. and abroad.
Her design brings a balance between the built environment, the requirement for energy savings, and the desire to enhance and inspire a space. A Washington native, she studied at the University of Washington where she received degrees in architecture and building construction management.
Kristen views architecture as means of reassuring belonging and understands the essential role lighting has in affecting that sense of comfort in place. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and spent time studying and working in Washington DC, gaining valuable insight into the malleable nature of lighting conditions.
Nathaniel is a northwest native and brings his experience with project work from throughout the country to Dark Light. He brings his theatrical background, his knowledge of controls, and his lighting design experience, along with a collaborative spirit, to all of his projects. Nathaniel holds a M.F.A. in Lighting Design from Parsons the New School for Design.
Anne sees the built environment as a medium humanity creates to communicate its ideals that are further accentuated by lighting. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Architectural Design from the University of Washington. Her responsibilities include development of graphics, calculations, and research to support all phases of our design work.
Rebecca supports all aspects of Dark Light's work. Her experience in accounting, marketing, and project administration helps our team to offer the best possible client experience.
Mikaela sees light as the medium through which we perceive our environment. She enjoys exploring how lighting design can manipulate and enhance how we see and interact with our spaces. Mikaela earned her bachelor's degree in architecture with a focus in sustainable technology and a minor in urban ecological design from the University of Washington.