Melis Ugurlu is an architectural designer, writer, and editor currently based in London. She is the founder of Melis Ugurlu Studio (M U  S). The studio engages with a variety of works in the creative fields, valuing multi-disciplinarity in its approaches and explorations. Recent projects include interior, furniture, graphic, editorial, and visual identity design.

Melis received her Bachelor of Arts in Architecture degree in 2015 and Bachelor of Architecture degree in 2017 from Rice University.

Prior to moving to London, Melis lived in New York and worked as an architectural designer at the firms Rogers Partners Architects + Urban Designers and Kyle May, Architect. She was also an editor at the Brooklyn based international publication CLOG and the editor-in-chief of Rice University’s independent journal PLAT. Melis writes at XXI Architecture and Design Magazine based in Istanbul.