Melissa is a freelance printed textile designer, who specialises in hand painted mark marking. After being selected to take part in Texprint 2016 she showcased her designs at Texprint London and Premiere Vision Paris, September 2016. Since then she has worked with leading British textiles companies such as Zoffany and Sanderson, as well as working abroad for two months in a silk weaving mill in Como, Italy. She has also had the experience of transferring these skills into the fashion industry. Working on screen printing production lengths for high end and bespoke fashion houses such as Isa Arfen, Ralph & Russo and Burberry.
Presently working in the heart of the capital she has become part of a renowned interior screen printing studio, Ivo Prints Ltd. Designing, developing and preparing artworks for bespoke interior clients.
She has a passion for free styled and expressive hand rendered mark making. Melissa enjoys using digital techniques to further create innovative and contemporary prints.
With an admiration for the abstract, Melissa has a fondness in removing shapes and objects from their context and challenging viewers perception.