Pete Oyler is a versatile designer whose work explores the intersections of design, craft, contemporary culture, and history and his studio practice emphasizes both traditional and experimental approaches to a wide range of materials and methods of production. Oyler produces work for license and larger volume production under his own name and is a Principal at Assembly Design, an award-winning studio he co-founded with interior designer Nora Mattingly.
Oyler holds a BA in American Studies and an MFA in Furniture Design from the Rhode Island School of Design. His work has been exhibited in Chicago, New York, London, Milan, Oslo, and Paris. Recent publications include Elle Décor, Forbes, Ideat, Modern Painters, The Financial Times, The New York Times, Surface, and Wallpaper. Based in Chicago, Oyler is an Assistant Professor in Designed Objects at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.