Branding, art direction, and typography
for art, culture, and fashion
Gabriel Melcher is a designer and art director based in New York City. Gabriel has experience both as an independent designer and as a creative partner, and has held lead creative positions at SSENSE and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. He has lead design for projects with Humanrace, Burberry, Gucci, Vans, Kerby Jean Raymond (Your Friends in New York), and Tom Sachs Studio. In 2019, Gabriel collaborated with Virgil Abloh and the MCA design team on the design for the landmark exhibition “Vigil Abloh: Figures of Speech”, and from 2020 – 2022 he was art director for SSENSE magazine. He has received recognition from the Type Director's Club, GDUSA, Wallpaper* Magazine, and AIGA. Gabriel holds an MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design.
Available for projects, consulting, and collaborations. Resumé and full professional portfolio available upon request.
Select Clients and Collaborators Adhere To Studios, SSENSE, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, DelMonico • Prestel, Hour Studio, RISD Digital + Media