Graduated in Architecture in Brazil, during her university years she began working with a team of great architects and in 2012 she opened her own studio in Rio de Janeiro.
In 2014, after the MBA in Architecture Office Management, she decided to move to Milan to attend the Master in Home Luxury Collection Design at the prestigious Istituto Marangoni. Right after, Mariana started working at Matteo Thun & Partners Studio, founded by one of the creators of the famous “Memphis” design movement and one of the largest and most recognized architecture studios in Italy. After an intense period of work and learning in their Interior Design team, she felts that it was time to go back having her own studio, this time in Milan, with her own methodology enhanced by the Italian know-how.
Recently her studio won 4 Architecture Awards and also became Archiproducts Milano Ambassadors. Being very present on social channels, Mariana has also become an ambassador for Young Women Network, the first association in Italy dedicated to the empowerment of young women.
In 2020 she became Interior Design Tutor at the Istituto Marangoni.