Marija Kulusic was born in Zagreb, Croatia. Her interest in fashion and arts developed and shaped on the Faculty of Textile Technology, University of Zagreb, MA of fashion design where she graduated. Behind her design there is always a story or a concept around which she creates a collection. Her attention is especially focused on the details and fabric techniques (often finished by hand) while looking for new solutions and giving the option for a wearer to change the silhouettes. Her work is often described as complex minimalism. Marija is currently working as a freelance designer in Croatia.