Zarema Murtazaeva is a Russian designer from Saint Petersburg. She has loved sewing and drawing since childhood. For a long time Zarema learned modelling and design on her own, and later she finished the costume design course at the Saint-Petersburg State University of Technology and Design. The name MU ZA is an abbreviation of the syllables of the name and surname. Her brand style is noted for its geometric lines, unusual handmade decorations, and restrained colours. The designer often finds inspiration in musical subcultures, ethnic art and modern architecture.