Yoonjai Choi is a graphic designer and partner at New York-based studio, Common Name. She has been teaching typography at Columbia GSAPP since 2009. She is also a visiting critic at Yale School of Art, Parsons, Pratt, Syracuse Architecture, and Rutgers University. Choi received her BFA in Visual Communications from Hongik University in Seoul, and an MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University. Prior to cofounding the studio with Ken Meier, Choi held a director position at New York design studio 2×4 for several years.
With her team at Common Name, Yoonjai Choi designs Abstract, the annual publication of student work from Columbia GSAPP.