(b. 1996)  Ljubljana, Slovenia
based in Rotterdam, Netherlands

is an architectural designer from Ljubljana, based in Rotterdam, with a BA in Industrial Design from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design Ljubljana, currently studying Master Interior Architecture: Research + Design at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. The practice is research driven, with a critical approach to projects mainly focusing on environmental issues, the perception of landscape and understanding material systems.


Piet Zwart Institute, Master Interior Architecture: Research + Design
2019 - present

Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana, BA Industrial design 
2014 - 2018


Junior Designer, 507 d.o.o., Ljubljana,
June 2017 - May 2019


December 2020
Paper + Bioplastic awarded the Made in Slovenia badge for design exellence awarded by Centre for Creativity

April 2020
Paper + Bioplastic selected to be part of exhibition Tunnel XXIX, Slovenian Design Pavilion to be presented at Milan Design Week 2021

February 2019
Paper + Bioplastic chosen as finalist in competition Creative & Circular (held by Centre for Creativity & Circular Change)

December 2018

University of Ljubljana Award for special achievements and active participation in extracurricular activities for Utopia by Design


December 2020

Tree as Archive exhibited as part of The Social Body exhibition organized by MIARD @Hofbogen Vijverhofstraat, Rotterdam

June 2020

Paper + Bioplastic selected as part of exhibition Tunnel XXIX @ Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana

December 2019
T.1883.1411 exhibited as part of Borderland exhibition organized by MIARD1 @WIJKcoop, Rotterdam

July 2019

Paper + Bioplastic workshop @ Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana

June 2019
Paper Bioplastic exhibited as part of Paperology project @ Ljubljana Town Hall, organised by the Regional Development Agency of Ljubljana Urban Region

March 2019

exhibition 2074, Utopias of students of industrial design @ Škuc gallery, Ljubljana

March 2019
presentation of project Paper + Bioplastic at European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform - ECESP - Annual Conference 2019, Brussels

December 2017
Screening of Utopia by Design @ The National Celebration of the Day of Independence and Unity of Slovenia

November 2017

presentation of Chair 6683 @ exhibition Top Ideas, part of Furniture Fair in Ljubljana

November 2016

Utopia by Design screening @ Pekinpah retrospective exhibition, Ljubljana


Paper + Bioplastic published in Predan, B., 2019. Papiro-logía: circular design and the use of paper in interior design. Regional Development Agency of the Ljubljana Urban Region : Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana. pp 89 - 95

Paper + Bioplastic published as a case study of academic paper by Predan, Barbara . 2020. "Circular Design in Design Education: A Case Study on the Use of Paper in Interior Design." The International Journal of Design Education 14 (4): 47-59.

Paper + Bioplastic published in Volfand, J., 2019. Priročnik Razvoj embalaže v krožnem gospodarstvu. Založba, Ljubljana. pp 202 - 204

Utopia by Design (Bregar, S., Garibaldi, E., Gerkman, L., Koncut, J., Mužina, T.) published in Predan, B., Černe Oven, P., 2016. Utopije potencialnosti. Društvo Pekinpah : Inštitut za oblikovanje, Ljubljana.

© Eva Garibaldi 2020