PRofile Series: Melissa Robelo

Introducing the PRofile Series, featuring aspiring artists and provoking locals who keep us curious of the world and its workings.

Educated in our beloved city of New York, and currently residing in Italy, the free-spirited designer, Melissa Robelo, writes to us from Milan.

Age: 25

Occupation: Industrial Designer, currently interning at Studio Urquiola full-time

Currently based: Milan, Italy

Where is home? Beautiful Nicaragua

Currently on replay: Electric guest “This Head I Hold”

Favorite Artist: French-American Artist & Sculptor, Louise Bourgeois

Favorite Jewels: Phoenix Roze Initial Necklace & my engagement ring

Favorite workout: Corefusion at Exhale Spa in NYC

Style tip: I always go with less. I don't over do things. The beauty is in the simple details

Favorite Building: The High Line. I love it when the "old" is brought back to life, building or not

Favorite brunch spot: Ici in Brooklyn

Favorite bar this season: A lovely spot called Cascina Cuccagna, here in Milan. It used to be a farm of some sort, but now has a beautiful outdoor space in a traditional milanese house set for dining

Dying to visit: Tokyo

Next vacation: Venice for the Architecture Biennale  

For more information on the artist, please visit her website: www.melissarobelo.com.