Maria Pedras Designer Profile
Maria Pedras is the award-winning designer of the Rise Art installation.
Maria Pedras

Maria Pedras was born in Oporto in 1989. She attended the Superior School of Art and Design (ESAD) at Oporto, where she graduated in Interior Design in 2010. Her first experience in this field was with the Boat Design Team Ken Freivokh Design, in Southampton, where she acquired technical skills and confirmed her passion for this area. In 2011 she integrated the master’s degree in Interior Space Design at the faculty of Engineering and Design ELISAVA at Barcelona, where she developed commercial and housing spaces projects. Between 2012 and 2013 she worked at the design office Design Factory at Oporto, where she took part in several interior and product design projects. She’s currently developing her professional practice at Oporto, managing private projects that involve the several areas of design.

Rise Art installation