Cheryl Yau is a New York-based designer and critic originally from Hong Kong. She earned her undergraduate degree from York University/Sheridan College’s Joint Program in Design before pursuing a Masters in Design Criticism at the School of Visual Arts.

Her writing on design has been published in Design Observer, IDSGN, Print, Metropolis, Motionographer, and others. Cheryl has presented her research and participated on discussion panels at Parsons The New School of Design and School of Visual Arts.

In 2012, she co-founded a hand-sewn leather workshop, Hide × Stitch, featuring small handmade accessories designed and crafted by herself. She currently is an interaction designer focused on designing mobile products at The New York Times. Previously, she worked as a designer at Squarespace, creating templates for the web publishing platform.

Cheryl Yau

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