Mel Lim

Mel Lim Design



Mel Lim is the CEO & CCO of MLD/Mel Lim Design, a design innovation studio that serves clients in the tech and software space. Her work, which can be seen in London, Tokyo, Copenhagen, and all the way to the UAE, has won numerous awards including the Creativity Annual, PRINT, W3, IMA, American Institute of Architects (AIA) LA, The Webby, and has been featured in New York Times, The ?Wall Street Journal,? C Magazine, Lucky Magazine, Riviera, and DMI-Design Management Review.

Mel lectures and offers workshops worldwide. Her engagements have included The Design Research Conference, China Productivity Center – Taiwan & Taichung, RGD Ontario, RE:DESIGN UXD and WebVisions. She has attended the exclusive, invitation only Wired Biz Con and Forbes Women’s Summit in New York, lectured at San Diego State University’s Lavin Entrepreneurship Center, and served on the Global Advisory Council for the World Brand Congress. The World Women Leadership Congress awarded Mel the Women Leadership Achievement Award for her innovative contributions, leadership, management skills, and passion for making a difference.

Today, this Malaysian-born design leader is writing a book on craftsmanship, mentoring designers and startups, and is teaching her 10-month old and 3-year old how to draw like a pro.