An architect by training,
Kelley Cheng is a modern day polymath who has immersed herself in the roles of editor, writer, curator, spatial designer, graphic designer, video director, interactive designer, and educator.
She is the founder and Creative Director of The Press Room, a publishing & design consultancy that designs everything from books, brands, exhibitions, documentaries, and even stage and film set design. From F&B businesses to an art gallery, her “creations” are diverse and unpredictable. She founded the iconic design magazine ish in 1999 and after ending it in 2009, she took on the role of the Editor-in-Chief of Singapore Architect magazine from 2009-2016. As a designer, her graphic and branding projects include the Youth Olympics Games, Singapore Pavilion at the World Expo Yeosu 2012, The National Art Gallery Singapore, Artstage Singapore, Singapore Writers’ Festival 2014, etc.