Dutch designerMariëlle Brinkmann(1970), lover of life and all things beautiful, is inspired in her textile designs by the traditional techniques and history of various forms of craftsmanship around the world. Especially the craftsmanship of creating textiles in a traditional way. In herdesigns she is also strongly influenced by modern art and architecture. She translates these sources of inspiration and ancient old techniques in designs of today with a luxury twist. Combining strong graphical patterns with a high level of softness and tactility in the materials used. It is her believe that surrounding yourself with things of beauty, crafted with intent and heart, will nourish the senses and replenish the soul. Mariëlle nurtured her curiosity and fascination with the crafts already froman early age by exploring various techniques such as painting, sculpting, weaving and studied goldsmithing at the Vakschool Edelsmeden in Amsterdam together with Business Economics at the Hoge School in Utrecht.Mariëlle Brinkmann founded her own brand, M&Otto Design, in 2016 developing her own collection and now proudly collaborates with Linteloo.