Marelise is the sole graphic designer, illustrator, brand strategist and Facebook marketer at Perkolate Design Studio. She started her company in 2016 after spending almost ten years working in the design and publishing industry. She studied visual communication at The Open Window and graduated in 2007. Marelise was appointed senior graphic designer in 2010 and spent many years solving problems in fast-paced, deadline-driven production departments. After establishing her own company, her client-base grew to include local and international organisations. Marelise believes in determination, focus, finding solutions and building routines. Most of all, she believes in going with the flow of positive energy.