Tara Maurice was born in Canada, raised in Southern California, and is now living, working and raising a family in NYC. She is an amalgam of this unique triangle that connects time and geography. Trained and working professionally as a designer, Tara comes to the DSI with the intent to apply design thinking in service of a solution to address the urgent global garbage crisis.
PRETTY/UGLY is radically rethinking sustainability through content creation, live events, and strategic collaborations in work that communicates the interdependence of man and nature. With a sense of urgency and possibility, PRETTY/UGLY’s work makes clear: “there is no garbage in nature.”