Born in Lisbon in 1988, Mariana Carreiras has a master degree in product design (2013) from Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa, following a bachelor degree in equipment design (2009) from the same university. Her professional career begins in 2011 with the coordination of both the store and gallery of Fabrica Features Lisbon, where she remained until 2013. In 2013 she takes part in the contest “Jovens Criadores”, being selected for the category of industrial design for her OLLA collection, an original ceramic tableware set. As a winner in this competition, she has the opportunity of undertaking an internship at Vista Alegre, the most important Portuguese ceramic brand, as part of the program ID POLL. She then joins Temahome, where she is developing her unique personal touch in a number of different and challenging projects.