Born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in Niemeyer's modern capital of Brazil, Mariana's creatively curious nature eventually led her to pursue a degree in fashion design, a Bachelor in Fine Arts, and a Master in Jewelry Engineering.


Throughout her career she worked in a unique blend of creative and technical positions in prestigious companies and design studios in the United States and in Italy.


The pursuit of mastery, imagination, and the genuine have always informed the designer's work and career choices. Conversely, her dedication to a creative life have guided her through new adventures in several cultures, allowing her to meet extraordinary people and places, while opening her mind to invaluable new sources of information and inspiration along the way.