Welcome back to our 10 Questions Series. This time, we have product designer and maker, Melanie Abrantes. If you’re into beautifully handcrafted designs, chances are you’ll have seen one of her gorgeous cork and wood pieces before. Her work transcends time through her maticulous craft and her eye for function. Melanie has a new book coming out called Carve, grown from her wood carving workshops. Melanie is also celebrating her 3yr anniversary. This girl has got it going on and we wish her continued success. You can find her work at melanieabrantes.bigcartel.com.
Complete the sentence: A woman is…
What are you currently working on?
I’m working several new designs for Spring 2017 for ICFF.
What would you say is your uniform?
A basic t-shirt, jeans and danskos.
Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Top 3 things you must have in your bag?
Chapstick, wallet, and Altoids (I’m addicted).
What’s your dream?
To have a full line of both furniture and home good accessories
What’s the last thing you do before going to bed at night?
I check my Instagram. I know, we have an unhealthy relationship.
What’s your hidden talent?
I can rollerskate like a boss!
What are you reading right now?
A Mudrer in Time by Julie McElwain.
If you could sing one song for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Dancing in the Moonlight.
Thanks so much, Melanie!