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