Melissa co-founded Daily tous les jours in 2010, alongside Mouna Andraos. The Montreal-based art and design studio is best known for its work in public spaces, inviting people to play a critical role in the transformation of cities. While embracing opportunities that technology offers, her work focuses on participation and storytelling.
Melissa holds a masters degree in Creative Practice for Narrative Environments from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK. She is a visiting lecturer at UQAM, Concordia University and Central Saint Martins.
Prior to Daily tous les jours, Melissa was based in London, where she worked under the label Milk & Tales with Kelsey Snook and Arlete Castelo. Collaborations included the Southbank Centre, Philharmonic Orchestra, London Design Council, and led to her selection by Wallpaper* magazine as one of the world’s ten breakthrough designers. Melissa also co-founded Like People Do, a research consultancy based at Central Saint Martins’ Innovation Centre focusing on responsive environments.