Born in the Philippines and raised in the Bay Area, Mary is currently pursuing a BFA in Industrial Design at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Coming from a family filled with artists, designers, architects and mechanics, she grew up learning how to solve problems and gradually developed a keen eye for design at an early age. 

She describes her designs as innovative, yet simple. She believes that industrial designers are here to discover new possibilities that solve everyday problems. Her interest is in the field of soft goods, footwear, equipment, and lastly, color & material design. 

When she is not designing, Mary can be found learning something new at a Maker-space, cycling around the city, enjoying live music, being outside, kayaking, traveling, and trying to discover a new ice cream spot. 

For more information on what she is up to, visit her LinkedIn page or send her a message.

Portfolio and CV available upon request.