Maayan Zilberman was born on a Kibbutz in Israel then grew up in Vancouver, Canada. She graduated from the the School of Visual Arts in New York City with a degree in Sculpture followed by a residency at the Ratti Foundation in Como, Italy. Maayan spent the last 15 years working as a Creative Director and Designer in the lingerie industry. In 2007 she co-founded designer intimates line The Lake & Stars, then reimagined Fredericks of Hollywood. The currently consults as a Creative Director to lingerie and fashion brands.
In November 2015, Maayan founded candy line Sweet Saba in New York City with a shop in the Meatpacking District.
Maayan's studio is based Downtown Brooklyn.