Peclar Nalbandian was born in Beirut, Lebanon of Armenian descent, and studied design in the US. After graduating from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena in 1993, he relocated to Milano, Italy where he joined Sottsass Associati working closely with Ettore Sottsass. While in Italy he freelanced with Luca Trazzi, Prospero Rasulo, Johanna Grawunder, Luca Scachetti, Ital Form & Mattel Italia. In 1996 he returned to Los Angeles where he collaborated with a variety of companies on numerous projects. He worked at Rezek-Artemide lighting for almost seven years. During that time, he was the designated Senior V.P. of Design & Product Development. Peclar returned to the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California to teach classes including Lighting Design, Environmental Design and Furniture Design. He now owns his own design studio where his lighting designs add a uniquely modern feel to any location, residential or commercial.