Maurice Cherry

About Me

Entrepreneur. Designer. Writer. Podcaster. Blogger. Online since the 90s.

Member Since June 2014
Member Type Supporter
AIGA Chapter Atlanta
Title Prinicpal
Company Lunch
Email moc.yrrehceciruam@eciruam
Website mauricecherry.com
Portfolio Site yepitslunch.com
Field Art direction/Creative direction
Design/Graphic design
Web design
Available for independent projects Yes
Bio

Maurice Cherry is the founder and principal at Lunch, a multidisciplinary studio in Atlanta, GA that helps creative brands craft messages and tell stories for their targeted audiences, including fostering relationships with underrepresented communities. Past clients and collaborators include Facebook, MailChimp, Vox Media, NIKE, Mediabistro, Site5, SitePoint, and The City of Atlanta.


Maurice is a pioneering digital creator who is most well-known for the Black Weblog Awards, the Web’s longest running event celebrating Black bloggers, video bloggers, and podcasters. Other projects of Maurice’s include the award-winning Revision Path28 Days of the Web, and The Year of Tea. His projects and overall design work and advocacy have been recognized by NPR, News One, CNN, AIGA, HOW, Print, Columbia Journalism Review, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, and The Los Angeles Times.


Maurice is also an educator, and has built curriculum and taught courses on web design, web development, email marketing, WordPress, and podcasting for hundreds of students over the past ten years.


Maurice holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Morehouse College and a Masters degree in telecommunications management from Keller Graduate School of Management.