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Photography by Jayme Markus.
M+C represents the ongoing collaboration between Melissa Patenaude and Craig Hackey.
“We have been working together since 2008 a few days after we met. Shortly after, we got romantically involved and have been living together since 2009. We have 2 successful businesses and plan for many more. We created M+C to showcase our work and for everyone to get to know us better.”
Melissa, from Montreal, Canada, moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2006.
“I love NYC and am passionate about the work ethic and possibilities that live on these streets. I am a fashion designer by trade, but grew into a multi-faceted art director and strategist in fields such as marketing, digital media, app and website design, and of course, fashion. I am the co-founder and art director of our 2 businesses, Studio7 and A7, and also work as a visual design consultant.”
Craig, from Boyds, Maryland, moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2004.
“My journey has brought me through so many worlds. Starting with music and expanding into marketing, branding, fashion, art, and film. Now I have a serious passion for building ideas into brands by utilizing design as the key cornerstone. It always starts with the same questions for me. What is the big idea? Who does it cater to? How does it become real? From there we can take over the world! “