Zooey Chu

Zooey Chu, President at Synergy Product Design US, is the world-renowned designer of the Riva folding chair from Casala – winner of a Red Dot Design Award in 2012.

He is a product designer, primarily in the automobile, furniture and medical industries and has been designing award-winning chairs for more than 25 years. He began his industrial design career creating the look and feel of automobiles, first as a designer of automotive interiors at General Motors, then as chief designer at Volkswagen of America and finally as director of design for Prince Corporation (Johnson Controls) in Holland, MI.

Zooey continues to develop new and exciting office furniture products today for many companies in the United States, Canada, Taiwan, Japan and Europe.