Alumni Profile: Melissa Thornton ’02, Owner of Milwaukee Home

MIAD Communication Design alumna Melissa Thornton ’02 designed a t-shirt in 2011 that said simply: MILWAUKEE HOME. She designed the shirt as a Christmas gift, and soon people began asking her friends where they got the shirt. Her gift turned into a full-time business for Thornton, who owns a store in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward where she sells the t-shirts.

Read more about Melissa’s success in a recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article.

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