Mariaes is a brand founded by María Angélica Estrada Cano. Mariaes studied architecture between 1998 and 2004 at the Javeriana University, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia. Between 2003 and 2004 she worked on her own account in interior remodeling. She is currently the Design Director of an American company that designs and specifies office furniture in the United States.