About.

Edoardo Malagigi was born in 1948 in a cottage in the Tuscan-Emilian Appenines, the illegitimate son of a housewife and a mason. He moved to Prato in 1959. After studying at the Scuola d’Arte di Pistoia, he moved to Florence in 1967, where he continued his studies in the newly formed course of Industrial Design at the Istituto d’Arte di Porta Romana. He graduated from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna in 1978. He began teaching at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze from 1977 to 2015.

His works have been published in magazines such as Domus, Casabella, Modo, Architettura, Japan Interior Design, Quaderni Montessori, L’educatore, Interni, Edilizia Scolastica, Costruire, Abitare, Il Giornale dell’Arredamento, Riforma della scuola, Campus, Bollettino Architetti toscani, Bio Report, La Nazione, La Repubblica, L’unione Sarda, L’Espresso, L’unità, L’Avanti, La Stampa, Il Mattino, Il Tirreno, Il giornale di Venezia, Il Giornale, Il Sole 24 Ore, Il Piccolo, Il Secolo XIX, Italia Oggi, Avvenire, La Stampa, and Donna Moderna. His works have been presented in international exhibitions and private galleries such as Abaco Space Contemporary Art of Berlin, Quadriennale, Arte Bari Expo, Biennale di Venezia, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Triennale di Milano, Palazzo dei Diamanti di Ferrara, Naha Museum, Skzè Gallery, Museo Pecci di Arte Contemporanea di Prato, and Sensus Arte Contemporanea di Firenze. He has held workshops and lectures on the relationship between art and design in Munster, Qingdao, Havana, Chengdu, Lugano, Chongqing, Seul, Hangzhou, Lisbon, Shanghai, Boston, Freiburg, Florence, Nanjing, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Peking, Belgrade, Sofia, Kabul, Pristina, Wuhan, Roma, Tokyo, Naha, Cairo, Venice, Cetina, Milan, and Madrid.