Melissa Deckert is a Brooklyn based art director, designer and co-founder of Party of One Studio.




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ABOUT
Formerly the Senior Brand Designer of Etsy’s in-house Brand Studio, Melissa’s work combines traditional graphic design principles with handcrafted props, colorful set design and unusual styling to create unique visual experiences.

Working in a variety of disciplines including visual campaigns, social content, branding, book covers, lettering and murals, Melissa provides full service creative from start to finish. With 8 years of experience, Melissa now runs Party of One with co-founder Nicole Licht—a creative collaborative studio based in Greenpoint.

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CONTACT
Independent: hello@melissadeckert.com
Studio: melissa@partyofonestudio.com

STUDIO
37 Greenpoint Ave, Suite 309, Box #24
Brooklyn, NY 11222

SHOWS
Society of Illustrators 63 Exhibit (Group Show, NY, 2020)
Society of Illustrators 60 Exhibit (Group Show, NY, 2018)
Falling For Art (Group Show, NY, 2017)
Project Passion (Group Show, MN, 2017)
Anything You Can Do I Can Do Bleeding (Group Show, NY, 2017)

SPEAKING
Adobe Live (PO1, San Francisco, Oct 2019)
Shillington Lecture (PO1, NYC, June 2019)
AIGA Work Wife (PO1 Panel Interview, NYC, March 2019)
RISD Group Lecture (RISD Commons, May 2017)

AWARDS
Young Guns 18 Finalist (2020)
ADC 99th Annual Merit Winner (PO1, April 2020)
Cooper Hewitt National Design Award (Etsy Design Team, 2014)
GDUSA Student To Watch (Interview, 2012)

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS
Society of Illustrators 63 (PO1 Publication, Winter 2020)
Illustration Hour (PO1 Podcast, Sept 2019)
Shillington (PO1 Interview, August 2019)
Creative Chair (PO1 Interview, June 2019)
Design Observer Chain Letters (PO1 Interview, Dec 2018)
99 U Design Debate (Interview, Dec 2018)
Plastik Magazine (PO1 Interview, Sept 2018)
Society of Illustrators 60 (Publication, Spring 2018)
Curate.tv (Video playlist, March 2018)
Bustle Magazine (Group Show, Sept 2017)
Victionary: Big Day (Publication, May 2017)
Trend Bible (Publication, July 2016)
AIGA Eye On Design (Feature, June 2015)
Material Soul (Interview, March 2015)
Libelle Magazine (Publication, March 2015)
CLIENTS
AARK Collective
Acuvue
Aelfie
AirBNB Magazine
AIGA
Damn Joan
Dr. Brandt
Eater
Elizabeth Ave Station
Etsy
Edie Parker
Foreign Policy
Gather & Seek
Grandview Public Market
Hodder & Stoughton
Italic
Ladies Get Paid
Littionary
Mercedes-Benz
Moroccan Oil
Mother Jones
The New York Times
Otherland
Penguin Books (Random House)
Pepsi
Playboy
Print All Over Me
Soludos
Spiegel & Grau
Timber Press
Time Out NY
Tumblr
Verge
Vox Media
The Washington Post