M3D’s founding principals fuse design, digital, product development, engineering and executive expertise to create outstanding interactive experiences.

Melissa Halpin

Melissa brings a lifelong passion for exceptional design, inspiring exhibits and audience engagement to her role as CEO. She directs a core team of principals and manages a large network of talent. Informed by 15 years in non-profit and corporate creative work, her leadership style is approachable and collaborative.

Some notable projects include The Tech Museum of Innovation’s Spirit of American Innovation Object Theater, Detroit Science Center’s Ameritech Children’s Gallery, the Ford Learning Resource Center and Deshler Group’s corporate rebranding of seven of its affiliates. Melissa’s clients span industries and include the manufacturing, logistics, tech start-up, institution and agriculture sectors.

Matthew Halpin

Matthew is the consummate technician. His professionalism along with a calm demeanor, no matter the surrounding maelstrom, has made for many successful events and installations. His experience includes management and implementation of events, exhibits and commercial installation projects.

His expertise includes studio recording, live sound reinforcement, DMX lighting, rigging, staging, audiovisual system design, engineering, commissioning, corporate event AV and commercial AV installation. Matthew is proficient in the latest tools and software, including D-tools, Autocad, Visio and Revit.

David Halpin

David is a seasoned executive with leadership experience in product development, engineering, design and manufacturing, and international project management. He’s developed groundbreaking products for military, automotive and retail valued at hundreds of millions of dollars. Having led projects for the U.S. Army, Ford, the National Security Agency, Mattel and Hasbro, Dave offers valuable insights from a broad range of industries.

Effectively bridging the gap between M3D’s creative and technical expertise, David confidently directs cross-functional teams. A strategist with an entrepreneurial spirit, he has founded multiple successful start-ups.


Collaboration that is simple, honest, visionary and relentless. Each member of our on-site and virtual team of creative professionals is committed to this ideal.



Translating creative ideas into memorable experiences takes proven talent. At M3D, we think we’ve gotten pretty good at finding it. Our award-winning partners are already well known for their uncompromising dedication to craft. That’s why we ask them to work with us. We offer our clients our best, every day, in every interaction, in everything we produce. To us, that’s the only thing that makes sense.


We know from experience that the best ideas come from a diversity of creative minds. M3D is a nationally-recognized women-owned business (WBE). Officially certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), we contribute to supply chain diversity while partnering with essential corporate and government clients across the country.