designer maria muniz-villa

The images above are from the work of design agency Villa + Villa. The company does the lot - architecture, interiors and graphics. And one of the partners - Maria - is also an accomplished artist. Her works have been exhibited in the Charles Hewitt and Francis Keevel galleries. Maria is from Argentina but now calls Australia home.

Which five words best describe you? Generous, perfectionist, hilarious, hard worker, dreamer.
What was your first career job and what path have you taken since? Fashion designer's right hand.
What's the best lesson you've learnt along the way? That you can learn things in life from every single person.
What's your proudest career achievement? When 2 of my paintings were selected from among 500 to get into a museum in Argentina, and I got third. Over the moon, that is how I felt!
What's been your best decision? To move Down Under to my adored Australia.
Who inspires you? My husband, for being such a humble human being...
What are you passionate about? Treasures, old and new beauty, all pre-loved objects.
Which person, living or dead, would you most like to meet? Picasso.
What dream do you still want to fulfil? To be at my father's birth place Oviedo. Yes, the little town in Spain, where Vicky Cristina Barcelona was shot.
What are you reading? Do you matter? How great design will make people love your company by S. Emery and Robert Brummer.

images courtesy of villa & villa