Pegah Ahmadi

Pegah Ahmadi is a designer, educator, and writer. As a designer, she serves at Morningstar where her primary responsibility is the user experience and interface design of an advanced investment research platform.

As an educator, she currently teaches the Digital Media Design class at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Originally from Iran, Pegah started teaching in 2005 when she served as an Adjunct Professor in the Graphic Design program at the University of Applied Science and Technology in Tehran. She taught Typography, Layout, and Poster Design. Since 2012, she has been contributing as an Editorial Board Member to Neshan Magazine, where she has written numerous essays and book reviews on graphic design, new media, and visual culture.

Pegah received her master’s degree in Graphic Design from the UIC/HGK program at the Basel School of Design in Switzerland and her MFA in Industrial Design from the University of Art in Tehran. Pegah has received honors and awards including GDFS International Poster Exhibition, A’Design Award, and STA 100 competition.