Our Story & Process
by__map. is a hand-painted slow fashion, resort wear brand based in Miami that creates unique statement pieces fusing art, authenticity, ethical process and beauty.
It's designed, hand-painted and signed by Venezuelan Designer and Artist Maria A. Perez
We are proud to produce ethically handmade exclusive collections and to contribute to the development of our community supporting local workshops.
All pieces are handmade by wonderful people with a lot of talent and dedication that live a work near by__map.' s studio.
Them each piece is individually hand-painted by our Creative Director and Artist, and can take 5 to 7 days to be completed. The pieces are characterized by their hand-painted finish and being one of a kind.
The brand uses a combination of highly-resistant acrylic paints, great quality linens and cottons to ensure durability and withstand hand washing. This values make us a Slow Fashion Brand.
Miami based, Venezuelan designer Maria Alejandra Perez (M.A.P) is the Creative Director and Artist behind “by__map .” She has been around arts, paints and brushes her entire life due to the influence of her mother being an art teacher.
After she earned a Bachelor’s degree she decided to specialize on fashion design and finally fuse it with her loved painting. The Brand was born on 2016 as her most authentic mean of expression.