I am so excited and honoured to have been featured as a trailblazer by Andrews. While shooting their Spring/Summer Lookbook, their team fell in love with the Mararamiro studio. The perfectly sunlit space, filled with home décor from around the world provided the perfect backdrop for bringing their spring vision to life. Despite the challenges of starting a business during a pandemic, we have managed to create an incredible space you want to live in and that artists want to create in. So they came by to learn a little bit more about the vision behind Mararamiro.
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Stephanie: You really have created such a unique business, what inspired you?
Tanya: I visited The Apartment in Copenhagen and was instantly inspired by the concept of a shoppable private residence. In Toronto I noticed brands were craving elevated and aspirational spaces as a backdrop for creative content.
I’ve worked in mass market apparel and home décor design for many years but as time went on, I felt that my contribution to fast fashion was contradicting my personal values. I still loved décor and design, but I wanted to do something that was authentic to my way of living and that led to the birth of Mararamiro Home + Studio. Mararamiro, is a Shona word that translates to “our way of living.” With most of us redefining what our homes mean to us; I wanted to embrace the concept of slow living and bring hand-crafted pieces to Toronto.
S: What is the piece in your studio that you are currently obsessed with?
T: There’s a special place in my heart for.... Continue reading the full feature on the Andrews website.
Original Article by Stephanie @ Virtual