The Strap Collection, the latest work by Alissia Melka-Teichroew (byAMT), will be presented at INTRO/NY from May 15-19. New York-based design studio byAMT creates jewelry, home goods, and furniture that tweak expectations and invite delight. The handsome leather Strap Collection that will be on display was dreamt up with Los Angeles based collaborators Mimot Studio and is proudly made in the USA. For INTRO/NY, byAMT x Mimot Studio presents a few new additions for the home along with personal accessories.
Tote Bag, Strap Collection
INTRO/NY will present a carefully curated selection of 12 leading design brands, alongside a dedicated retail zone for visitors to shop on-site. Exhibitors launching new lighting and furniture include Castor, Decode, Massproductions, Modus, Muuto, Resident and Very Good & Proper. The pop-up retail zone will allow visitors to shop the latest design accessories from byAMT, All of a Piece, Leibal, neo-utilty and tokyobike.
Alissia Melka-Teichroew, was born and raised in The Netherlands and graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands after which she obtained a Masters of Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design. Alissia has been developing her own designs since graduating from Eindhoven, but along the way has worked at design consultancy IDEO and at Puma International.
Beyond her work, Alissia contributes to the international dialogue about design through curating exhibits and teaching. Her exhibitions include Bits ‘n Pieces” at Material Connexion in New York City, “Still Life” at Trespa Design Centre in New York City, ”Cite Goes Dutch” and “Cite Goes America” at Cite Showroom in New York City. She has also consulted as a curator at some galleries and showrooms.
Alissia has also lectured or guest-critiqued at such institutions as RISD, Chicago Art Institute, Philadelphia University of the Arts, California College of Arts, and Cranbrook Academy of Arts. In 2010, Alissia was a visiting professor at Pratt Institute in New York.