Berlin based multidisciplinary designer Mayya Saliba founded Design & Sustainability, an independent consultancy providing support for a sustainable development.
Winner of the German Federal Award Ecodesign - Young Talent 2016, Mayya is a Belgian-Lebanese multidisciplinary designer with a master’s degree in Sustainability in Fashion, Business and Marketing development from ESMOD Berlin. With many years of experience and a focus on circular economy, she founded Design & Sustainability to provide support and consultancy. While she combines sustainable design, business, marketing and communication strategies with innovative materials; she was the first designer to use pineapple fibre leather for garments. Her work was exhibited on various occasions including Berlin Fashion Week AW16, BMZ Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Fast Fashion Exhibition, Ecodesign Roadshow in the Baltic Sea Region, Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016 and Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2017. Well received by the press, she featured in publications such as, amongst others, Taiwan Textile Magazine, ELLE magazine, El Pais, Noveaux Magazin. She shared her expertise on stage at Re:publica, Amsterdam Fashion Academy, IXDS and as a co-organiser of the Open Source Circular Economy days Berlin.