Melissa Robelo

Melissa Robelo

New York, NY, US



Originally from Nicaragua, I discovered my love for design at Pratt, after graduating in 2012 I landed my dream internship with Patricia Urquiola in milan italy.

I hope to continue to work and collaborate with inspiring people who share my love for design.


Todd Bracher LLC, Brooklyn, NY, US, Product Design Intern

Conduct research, concept generation, and 3D
modeling for furniture and lighting. Clients included
HBF and Design Within Reach.

Jul 2013 - Nov 2013

Studio Urquiola, Milan, IT, Product Design Intern

Responsibilities included concept generation, research,
model making, and 3D modeling for products, furniture,
exhibits, and interiors.
Prepare client presentations and technical drawings
for products and interiors.
Assist architects with installation of Moroso Exhibit for
Salone del Mobile.

Sep 2012 - Apr 2013

B. Robinson, New York, NY, US, Product Development Intern

Design eyewear concepts under B.Robison,
for Cole Hann, Judith Lieber & Betsy Johnson.
Aid Project Managers with daily tasks.
Conduct trend research, prepare client presentations
and specs for manufactures.

May 2011 - Aug 2011


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, industrial design

Aug 2008 - May 2012

Areas of Specialization