Peter Provost is an Emmy-nominated scenic designer and the founding principal and director of design at Provost Studio, a cross-disciplined design firm focused on interior architecture and branded environments with expertise in broadcast studio and newsroom design.
As an Emmy-nominated, scenic design leader with over seventeen years of design, project management and fabrication experience, Peter has developed a rich and diverse portfolio of work encompassing the disciplines of architecture, interiors, scenic design, branding and graphics. His cross-disciplined and strategic design approach is a result of a unique professional trajectory as a recognized design leader within the architecture, experiential marketing and broadcast industries.
Formally trained as an architect, Peter was first introduced to the broadcast production industry over sixteen years ago as the lead designer for the CNN Broadcast Headquarters project while a Senior Design Director at the Emmy Award-winning broadcast design firm, Jack Morton Worldwide in New York City. While there, he worked with clients to design sets for some of the most viewed broadcast environments on-air today including: NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, MSNBC World Headquarters and CNN Anderson Cooper 360. Peter and his creative teams have gone on to win multiple broadcast design awards that include two Silver BDA Awards, one Gold BDA Award and three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Scenic Design. Most recently, Provost Studio received an Emmy Award nomination for the Chicago Bears Broadcast Studio in Chicago, IL.
Currently, Peter is the founding Principal and Director of Design at Provost Studio Inc. Provost Studio is a creative, boutique design firm with international reach focused in interior architecture and branded environments. The practice has offices in Raleigh-Durham and New York City and actively serves market segments that include: broadcast/media, office/workplace, retail/hospitality, cultural/museum and exhibits/events.
Peter received his Masters in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University and Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Tech. He continues to be involved in the academia as a guest design juror and academic advisory board member.