Circular Business Designer
& Designer Maker



Thirteen years of experience working with sustainability across three continents. Circular Business Designer for IKEA for the past six years.

Co-founder of the Matter Displaced exhibit and design collective. Current and passed exhibitions at Southern Sweden Design Days

Artist and designer-maker experimenting with new bio-based materials; ceramic artist.

Experienced speaker and facilitator and an active sessional professor of Circular Design at OCAD University.

Multidisciplinary education with 8+ certificates in product and service design, circular business, design thinking, sustainability, management and leadership topics.

Currently learning about making natural glazes and about designing with bio-based textiles
Currently a mentor for professionals attending the Circualr Economy Masterclass with Exeter University

︎ melissa.ciardullo@gmail.com
︎ info@matterdisplaced.com