Gabriel Melcher Studio


Gabriel Melcher is a designer and art director specializing in typography, publications, and visual identities.

Gabriel has experience as an independent designer and as a core member and leader of design teams. Between 2019–2022 Gabriel lead the design team at SSENSE on projects for Humanrace, Burberry, Gucci, Maison Margiela, Vans, Soho House, Tom Sachs Studio, and others, Between 2020–2022 he art directed SSENSE’s biannual magazine. From 2016–2019, Gabriel worked both as a Senior Designer and Design Director at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago where he worked on an expansive range of projects, publications, and exhibitions including “Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech”, the MCA’s 50th anniversary renovation and exhibitions, and “Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg”.

Gabriel’s work has received recognition from the Type Director’s Club, the American Alliance of Museums, GDUSA, Wallpaper* Magazine, and AIGA. He holds an MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design.

Complete portfolio available on request.

Cartoon by Bill Waterson

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