Maria Angelica Estrada Cano
Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1979, Maria Angélica Estrada Cano studied architecture at the Javeriana University in Bogotá between 1998 and 2004. Between 2003 and 2004 she worked by herself remodelling interiors, and spent seven months as a 'design wizard' at the planning office of the Javeriana University.
From 2004 until 2008, she was the design director of an American company, which specialises in designing and specifying office furniture in the United States. In 2009, she established the Bogotá-based company, Mariaes. It specialises in architectural design and font development. She has collaborated with the designer Carlos Fabián Camargo Guerrero to produce several fonts, including Makika.
[LC, January 2010]