Johanna Marie was born in New Zealand and raised in Germany. Through her mother, a native Berliner, and her New Zealand father, she has always been in contact with two different cultures and developed a deep interest for foreign countries. The designer is searching for inspiration in her environment, which is influenced by her heritage and by travels. Johanna Marie successfully completed her BA in Fashion in January 2018 at the Academy of Fashion and Design in Dusseldorf, Germany. In September 2019 she started her Integrated Design program at KISD Köln International School Of Design, Germany.