Chris Ro is a graphic designer and artist based in Seoul, South Korea. He currently teaches graphic design and typography at Hongik University. He runs his own independent practice working on client work both commercial and cultural.
His work has been recognized by the Type Directors Club of New York, Art Directors Club Global, the Tokyo Type Directors Club, Communication Arts Typography Annual, Print Magazine Regional Design Annual, The Korean Society of Typography, Output, The Cannes Cyber Lions, The Webby Awards and The Favorite Website Awards. He was formerly a chief curator for the Typojanchi 2015 International Typography Biennale. He was also formerly board member of the Korean Society of Typography.
Chris has exhibited his work around the world. His work is part of the permanent collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Die Neue Sammlung in Munich, the Museum of Arts Decoratifs in Paris and the National Hangul Museum in Seoul. Chris is also a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale(AGI).