Peter Chu

Peter Chu

Maplewood, NJ, US



Peter Chu
7 Collinwood Road
Maplewood, New Jersey 07040

Home 973 761 7715 - Mobile 973 568 0465


  • Broad experience in the concept design, project planning, coordination with consultants and field administration on all phases of project.
  • Concept development in store fixtures and systems, development and refinements from abstract ideas to paper and coordination with vendors in fabrications to final installations
  • Expertise in management of staff, vendors, procurement and project team to achieve goals and objectives,
  • Highly skilled at managing labor, cost, scheduling analysis with vendors, and supervising sub contractors and managing internal corporate expectations.

Professional qualities and strength;

● Operational proficiency
● Articulate communicator
● Management collaborations
● Productivity and time utilization
● Strategic vision and project planning
● Technical design and support
● Budget and cost control

Professional Employments;

CP Interiors, Inc.    Partner 2001- Present

Taro, LLC (restaurants)   Sole proprietor 1997-2002

Tuller, McNealus, Feld & Chu LLC   Partner 1995-2001

Chu/Pettersen Interior Design, Inc.   Partner 1986-1995

Descon Interiors  Senior project manager 1984-1986

Charles Morris Mount, Inc.  Senior designer and creative team leader 1980-1984


Key Contributions and highlights;

● Strategic planning and formulating and assembly of architectural / design firms and businesses.
● Creative design partner, conceptual development
● Performance evaluations and drove the administrative component of firms
● Sourcing for trade specific vendors, sub contractors and suppliers
● Analysis of issues or obstacles and developing creative solution

Partial client and project list;

● JM Eagle corporate facilities – three locations, over 200,000 square feet
● Plastpro doors and window manufacturing
● Conde Nest publishing facility
● Credit Swiss facility
● Idea Village
● TUMI international retail stores – over one hundred locations globally
● DC men’s wear / Linc’s shops – department installations
● FUBU international – over 30 retail stores
● Nautica retail stores – over one hundred and twenty installations
● Coach retail stores
● Saucony shoes retail stores
● Marketing Partnership
● Dunkin Donuts Corporation
● Paradise Pizza Corporation.
● Club LT
● McDonald’s Corporation*
● Wolensky’s restaurant
● Toronto bakery Café Corporation
● American Café Corporation*
● Various private residences in New York City, Los Angeles, Taipei and Shanghai

*received the restaurant and institution association award for interior design.

Formal Educations

Bachelor of Science in Fine arts – Interior Design
Fashion institute of Technology – New York
City College of New York - Architecture


Selected Technical skills
● Fluent in Mandarin Chinese
● Microsoft office suite: word, excel, project and power point
● Adobe Photoshop, acrobat professional
● Auto desk AutoCAD 2010, 2D, 3D modeling and rendering
● Google sketch up release 8

Professional reference and photo portfolio provided upon request



CP Interiors, Principal

Jan 2001 - current


Sep 1978 - Jun 1982
Sep 1976 - Jun 1978

Areas of Specialization