About Me

Here’s a short bio for your reading pleasure:

Peter Cho is a San Francisco-based designer, media artist, and educator. He works as a design lead and manager at Medium. Previously, he was design lead on the Google ATAP team, directing the UX for Project Ara, and was VP of Design at Inkling, a San Francisco-based startup building a new breed of digital publishing and content delivery tools for publishers and corporations. As head of the design team for five years from the inception of the company, Cho directed the product designers responsible for the user experience of the Inkling platform and the creative team responsible for outbound marketing efforts.

Cho holds a Master of Science degree from the MIT Media Lab, where his design research explored custom models for typography in time-based and reactive media, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the UCLA Design Media Arts department, where his work dealt with issues of language, writing, and meaning.

He has received honors for his work from Ars Electronica, Tokyo Type Directors Club, New York Art Directors Club, ID Magazine, and Print Magazine. His work has been shown at the Telic Gallery, Ginza Graphic Gallery, Ars Electronica, Art Sonje, Seoul Arts Center, the Art Directors Club, and Cooper Union.

His interests include user experience, information design, electronic textuality, narrative, and mapping.

Still with me? Here’s a link to my CV.