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About byAMT

Alissia Melka-Teichroew, founder and creative director of byAMT Inc is a New World-Old World mash-up. The daughter of a French mother and American father, she was born and raised in The Netherlands. A Design Academy Eindhoven graduate, she also holds a Masters of Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), USA. After stints in Paris, San Francisco, and Boston, she now lives and works in New York City. While developing her own original projects, she also served a design residency at the renowned design consultancy IDEO and also worked on staff at Puma International. Alissia’s transcontinental background is reflected in her fluidity and fluency of her designs. Attuned to the latest design innovations, trends, and materials, she infuses her work with her own unique, charismatic personality and mischievous sensibility. Her products are savvy, sophisticated, and witty: the archetypical Acrylic Diamond Ring rendered in candy-colored acrylic, as well as Silver Diamond Ring, ceramic plates folded in easy-to-hold shapes, Handful of Plates, a mirror that transposes the viewers face over an iconic image of feminine beauty (ME-ror). This uncanny ability to tweak expectations has delighted design cognoscenti and consumers alike. Her products have been carried or manufactured worldwide by brands like Victoria & Albert Museum, Kikkerland, MoMa Store, Van Esch, Wabnitz Editions, Goods and more. Over the years she has consulted fro companies like: Adidas, TRESPA, Functionals; as well as focussed on curating and co-curating and designing several successful Design exhibits, including: Bits ‘n Pieces at Material Connexion (NY) and 400 Years Later, Cite Goes Dutch at Cite (NY). In the last decade, Alissia has exhibited work at the Salone del Mobile Milano, ICFF in New York, 100% Design Tokyo, Material Connexion New York and Victoria & Albert Museum in London among others. In 2010 Alissia Melka-Teichroew started teaching as a visiting professor at Pratt Institute in New York. After several lectures at schools around the USA over the last years as well as being invited as a guest lecturer and critic at schools like Rhode Island School of Design, Chicago Art Institute, Philadelphia University of the Arts and California College of Arts among others.
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byAMT at Selfridges Temporary Shop

EveryDayDutch: Dutch design’s future is unveiled at Selfridges. What: EveryDayDutch, the most eclectic exhibition of contemporary Dutch design output, is showcased in Selfridges during an exclusive month-long collaboration with Yksi Shop and the Dutch Embassy. Curated by: Jane Withers for

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byAMT at Selfridges Temporary Shop

EveryDayDutch: Dutch design’s future is unveiled at Selfridges. What: EveryDayDutch, the most eclectic exhibition of contemporary Dutch design output, is showcased in Selfridges during an exclusive month-long collaboration with Yksi Shop and the Dutch Embassy. Curated by: Jane Withers for

DIY Patterns for ReadyMade Mag photo shoot last week

DIY Patterns for ReadyMade Mag photo shoot last week, originally uploaded by AlissiaMT.  

DIY Patterns for ReadyMade Mag photo shoot last week

DIY Patterns for ReadyMade Mag photo shoot last week, originally uploaded by AlissiaMT.  

+ Robert Longo – Charcoal Drawings & more

We found these amazing charcoal drawings by Robert Longo (currently residing in Brooklyn, NY with his family) via Bauldoff a great blog by designer Joe Bauldoff. These drawings are truely amazing and would love to see them in real life

+ Robert Longo – Charcoal Drawings & more

We found these amazing charcoal drawings by Robert Longo (currently residing in Brooklyn, NY with his family) via Bauldoff a great blog by designer Joe Bauldoff. These drawings are truely amazing and would love to see them in real life

+ Desiree Dolron Photography

Xteriors VIII (2001-2008) Xteriors II (2001-2008) Xteriors VII (2001-2008) Xteriors XIII (2001-2008) A while back I created this post but never actually posted it online. Desiree Dolron is a fantastic photographer from The Netherlands, born in 1963 in Haarlem. She

+ Desiree Dolron Photography

Xteriors VIII (2001-2008) Xteriors II (2001-2008) Xteriors VII (2001-2008) Xteriors XIII (2001-2008) A while back I created this post but never actually posted it online. Desiree Dolron is a fantastic photographer from The Netherlands, born in 1963 in Haarlem. She

+ Marleen Sleeuwits

I found Marleen Sleeuwits’ work via a great blog by Jacob Heftmann who has great daily post (opposite to my blog lately). Marleen is based in The Hague, The Netherlands and has a pretty divers body of work, but mainly

+ Marleen Sleeuwits

I found Marleen Sleeuwits’ work via a great blog by Jacob Heftmann who has great daily post (opposite to my blog lately). Marleen is based in The Hague, The Netherlands and has a pretty divers body of work, but mainly

+ HORT

A couple of weeks ago we learned a bit about the company HORT. They are located in Berlin, in the neighbourhood called Kreuzberg. HORT works on a HUGE array of different types of work. From styling to interaction design, to

+ HORT

A couple of weeks ago we learned a bit about the company HORT. They are located in Berlin, in the neighbourhood called Kreuzberg. HORT works on a HUGE array of different types of work. From styling to interaction design, to

+ Hendrik Kerstens

A couple of years ago I received a magazine with Hendrik Kerstens work in it. He is being represented by the Witzenhausen Gallery in Amsterdam and New York. Many of you I am sure already know his work. But it is definitely worth

+ Hendrik Kerstens

A couple of years ago I received a magazine with Hendrik Kerstens work in it. He is being represented by the Witzenhausen Gallery in Amsterdam and New York. Many of you I am sure already know his work. But it is definitely worth

+ Yang Maoyuan

We saw Yang Maoyuan’s work for the first time last year in Berlin at the Alexander Ochs Galleries, which is located both in Berlin and Bejing. They represent Yang Maoyuan’s work. Yang was born in Dalian, Liaoning Province in China

+ Yang Maoyuan

We saw Yang Maoyuan’s work for the first time last year in Berlin at the Alexander Ochs Galleries, which is located both in Berlin and Bejing. They represent Yang Maoyuan’s work. Yang was born in Dalian, Liaoning Province in China

+ Thomas Brown photography

Thomas Brown is a photographer, currently living and working in London. He is represented by Webber Represents His work ranges from fashion (mostly shoes) to furniture design, but it all has an aspect of graphic design, linear, 2D vs 3D, colour

+ Thomas Brown photography

Thomas Brown is a photographer, currently living and working in London. He is represented by Webber Represents His work ranges from fashion (mostly shoes) to furniture design, but it all has an aspect of graphic design, linear, 2D vs 3D, colour

+ Morgane Tschiember

A month and a half ago I was pointed out the work of Morgane Tschiember she’s French, not sure from where, but from what I gather from her Bio of expo’s she went to school in Quimper, France. Quimper is known

+ Morgane Tschiember

A month and a half ago I was pointed out the work of Morgane Tschiember she’s French, not sure from where, but from what I gather from her Bio of expo’s she went to school in Quimper, France. Quimper is known