Friday Five With Gil Melott of Studio 6F

Friday Five With Gil Melott of Studio 6F

Founder and Principal of Studio 6F, Gil Melott runs a creative design company with a focus on high end residential and boutique hospitality interior design. The business itself runs out of an award-winning design gallery and showroom in Chicago, and represents Melott’s furniture brand Gil Melott BESPOKE. You’ll also find sought after vintage furniture along with American contemporary makers and artists representing a variety of mediums. Studio 6F has been recognized for their unapologetic approach to integrating eras and styles in an eclectic yet harmonious way. Today Gil Melott joins us for Friday Five!

1. Artist Ronald Jackson
A formidable artist with a powerful mastery of color. A former military career man, the Alabama native is the child of southern landholders who led boycotts against the establishment and racial injustices. He captures the gaze and knowledge of human expression during those events.

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Photo courtesy Dries van Noten

2. Designer Dries Van Noten
The Belgian fashion designer has presented over 100 collections in his career. A third generation tailor, he embodies the idea that there continues to be great merit in learning a trade. I admire his