Hello! I’m a graphic designer, art director, and illustrator based in New York City – focusing on publication design, illustration, and visual identity.

I combine the rigor of a design process with the emotion of art-making to find meaningful visual solutions to complex ideas.

With a background in traditional graphic design, fine art, interior styling, and small business ownership, I bring a diverse perspective to each project. 

I hold an MFA in Design from the School of Visual Arts, and a BA from Bennington College. When I'm not buried in a client project, you can find me making Risograph books, experimenting in the kitchen, or attempting to become a better balcony gardener. I'm partial to cats and like the color yellow.

I work with individuals, small businesses, and creative teams alike. If you’re interested in collaborating or just want to say hi, I’d love to hear from you.

Get in touch at mg@melissagorman.com.

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