Design Portfolio

Melissa Delzio, independent designer in Portland, Oregon


AIDS Research Infographic

Infographic, Illustration


Uprooted Exhibit

Interactive Design, Exhibit Design



Logo Design


Marriott Travel Game

User Interface Design, Illustration


Redwood Hotel and Casino

Interactive Design


Oregon Museum of Science and Industry: Roots of Wisdom

Exhibit Design, Logo Design


New Old Fashioned Holiday

Illustration, Logo Design


Our Portland Story

Book Design, Creative Direction, Publishing



Branding, Advertising, Signage

GOOD-_Illustrations_6 Interactive Infographic

Interactive Design, Illustration


Five Pine Lodge

Advertising, Typography


PSU Political Archives Website

Interactive Design


Oregon Museum of Science and Industry: Renewable Energy Exhibit

Branding, Exhibit Design


p:ear website

Branding, Interactive


Our Portland Story Summer Expo

Exhibit Design


Album Cover

Illustration, Packaging Design


Beacon Rock Partners

Logo Design

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Artifact of Left-wing Parisian Bohemia

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Browsing a tiny vintage shop in the 7th arrondissement  in Paris, France I found this magazine dated December 17, 1904, and titled, L’Assiette au beurre. It was bursting with loose, expressive, caricatures that are clearly politically-minded. Some quick research provides an interesting back-story. The following is the ROUGH Google translation…

1920s German Numerical Typography Porn

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I geek out over antique papers, so it was really exciting to find a slew of 1920s German calendar papers tucked inside an old book in a used bookstore in Munich, Germany. The book (8 euro, quickly purchased) was a German school textbook from 1918 and is itself a work…

Suits. Cocktails. Talent.

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The 1960s design scene in Portland had some things that may seem familiar to designers today: passionate creatives, a small community, and a collaborative work ethic. Out of this creative pool emerged Byron Ferris, Bennet Norrbo, and Charles Politz, three men whose careers overlapped, who influenced each other and yet…

Portland Designers in the Mad Men Era

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:00 PM Pacific Northwest College of Art 1241 NW Johnson St Before the swoosh there was the Jantzen Diving Girl. Against the backdrop of political unrest, women’s liberation, and the sexual revolution, a new creative industry began to rise in post-war era Portland. Advertising agencies and…