About Maren



.I love design.

That’s a bit of a broad statement but I do really get excited when something works as perfectly as it looks. For me, design is so much more than aesthetics, it is about organizing complexities into a simple and sometimes beautiful experience.

I try to live by what I believe as much as possible and have gone to great lengths to distill the complexities in my own life into more manageable experiences. For almost two decades I have maintained research books and an archive of this process.

I was lucky enough to spend a great deal of my childhood living and traveling throughout Europe. But as years go by, the places and dates blur and to keep track I created this visualization of my 12 major moves (red), 15 moves within a city (orange) and the 13 schools I have attended (blue)…