Maria Gabriela Brito is an award-winning interior designer, author, curator and authority on why, where, when and how to display and mix contemporary art and interior design in any environment.
Maria, who is originally from Venezuela, has designed the residences of prominent CEOs, celebrities, entrepreneurs and fashion executives, but moreover, she has shared her knowledge and creativity with them to turn her clients into meaningful art collectors. A Harvard grad, Maria, recently wrote her first monograph: “Out There: Design, Art, Travel, Shopping” published by Pointed Leaf Press in 2013. The book was awarded two 2013 USA Best Book Awards in the "Art/How To" and "Home Design" categories.
In addition, throughout her career, Maria has been a public speaker on the topics of collecting and living with art and design for a variety of sponsors and luxury brands ranging from SoHo House to Sotheby’s Realty.
Maria knows the art world inside and out and has the ability to create, design and integrate striking interiors that serve as impressive showcases for well-curated art collections. Her designs feel warm and inviting while also breaking all conventional rules of design.
As a New Yorker for almost 15 years and an art collector herself, Maria’s mission is to help her clients maximize the benefits of working with her company while providing the advantage of being dialed into the art scene worldwide. She serves as an adviser and consultant for a variety of art-related internet ventures and lives in New York City with her two boys and her Brazilian husband, a long-time wine collector and aficionado.