Peter Stathis is an industrial designer and the Principal of Virtual Studio in San Francisco. His work is in the permanent collections of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and has been showcased in many publications including the Wall Street Journal and Business Week. Various design institutions including the International Contemporary Furniture Fair and International Design Magazine's Annual Design Review have also recognized him. He has served as the Head of the 3-D Design Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art. Stathis holds an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art.