About Marilet


 Marilet Pretorius, artist and designer, at work in her studio.

A strong believer in the power of shapes and symbols, Marilet works as a textile and surface pattern designer, printmaker and fine artist, brand identity designer and illustrator. Combining years of technical experience with an innate intuition, Marilet enjoys accessing an authentic visual language.

Marilet holds a BFA degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Boston and an AA Professional Designation degree from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Product Design, San Francisco. Her design studies also include 2 years of Industrial Design at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, and 1.5 years of Interior Design at the Boston Architectural Center.

She has had years of training as a fine art printmaker and is a juried member of the California Society of Printmakers. 

Originally from South Africa, Marilet has lived in Argentina and Mexico, and currently lives and works in California.