kcheng [at] u.washington.edu
Division of Design (School of Art)
Associate Professor Karen Cheng received her Master's Degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Washington in 1997, she worked in Brand Management at the Procter and Gamble Company and studied engineering at Penn State University. Her work has been published by Communication Arts, the American Center for Design, Critique, the Society for Publication Designers, the University and College Designers Association, How Magazine and PIE Tokyo. She is active in the Seattle chapter of the AIGA, where she has been a board member and chair of the education committee. Her book, Designing Type, was published by Yale University Press in Spring 2006. She is currently Chair of the Division of Design, and Chair of the Visual Communication Design program.