Andy Chen is a Partner at visual identity and graphic design consultancy Isometric Studio, a visual identity and graphic design consultancy based in New York City. The studio collaborates with cultural institutions, startups and nonprofits including the US Agency for International Development, Columbia Business School, Soros Fellowships for New Americans and Rhode Island School of Design.
Andy Chen studied sociology at Princeton where he was awarded the Pyne Honor Prize, its highest general undergraduate distinction, and graphic design at RISD, where he received his MFA as a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow. He began his career at Pentagram, where he worked on the rebranding of Bausch+Lomb with partner Paula Scher. As a Fulbright Scholar at the Royal College of Art, he conducted ethnographic research on aging, sexuality and social stigma.
Andy is a contributor to Design Observer, Design Taxi, and Open Manifesto. He has spoken at international conferences including Design Indaba, the London Design Festival, the XVIII International AIDS Conference, RGD DesignThinkers, and the University of Chicago Medical Conference.