D'ara Nazaryan was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Her creative talents range from motion graphics design to illustration. She began experimenting with photography and marbling, and launched her line of marbles goods called Papelaria in March 2016. Prior to that she founded The Shorthand, a creative outlet including fashion inspiration, lifestyle coverage, and travel. Recently she traveled to Cuba, Mexico, and attended a Saint Heron party in Los Angeles.