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

(b. 1996) is a multidisciplinary designer and researcher from Slovenia, based in Rotterdam. She holds a BA in Industrial Design from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana, Slovenia (2018) and a Master of Interior Architecture: Research + Design (Cum Laude) at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam (2021). Her graduation project ‘The Unstable Ground’ was a finalist for the WdKA Master Research Award. Her practice is critical and multidisciplinary, engaging with topics focusing on environmental issues, the perception of landscape and understanding the relationship between humans and nature.

2019 – 2021 MA Master Interior Architecture: Research + Design (Cum Laude), Piet Zwart Institute, Willem do Kooning Academy, Rotterdam (NL)
2014 – 2018 BA Industrial design, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana (SI)

2021 The Unstable Ground, WdKA Master Research Award 2021 Finalist
2020 Paper + Bioplastic, Made in Slovenia – badge for design exellence,  Centre for Creativity
2019 Paper + Bioplastic, Winner open call Creative & Circular (org. Centre for Creativity & Circular Change)
2019 Scholarship for Specialized Professions in Culture for Postgraduate Studies Recepient, Ministry of Culture (SI)
2018 Utopia by Design, University of Ljubljana Award for Special Achievements and Active Participation in Extracurricular Activities

selected exhibitions
2021 Paper + Bioplastic, Future of Living (org. Centre for Creativity), Dutch Design Week 2021, Eindhoven (NL)
2021 Paper + Bioplastic, [Tunel XXIX] Design for a Post-Apocalyptic World (org. Centre for Creativity & Museum of Architecture and Design Ljubljana), SUPERSTUDIO PIU, Milan Design Week 2021 (IT)
2021 The Unstable Ground, The In-Between: MIARD21' Graduation Show, Art Rotterdam (NL)
2021 Paper + Bioplastic, Future of Living (org. Centre for Creativity), Berlin Design Week 2021 (DE)
2020 Tree as Archive, The Social Body (org. MIARD), Rotterdam (NL)
2020 Intertidal Object, Domestic Territories (org. MIARD), Digital Exhibition
2020 Paper + Bioplastic, [Tunel XXIX] Design for a Post-Apocalyptic World (org. Centre for Creativity), Museum of Architecture and Design Ljubljana (SI)
2019 T.1883.1411, Borderland (org. MIARD), WIJKcoop, Rotterdam (NL)
2019 Marx after Marx: Kunst-Marx (org. Academy of Fine Arts and Design and Goethe Institute), Ljubljana (SI)
2019 Paper + Bioplastic, Paperology, Ljubljana Town Hall (SI)
2019 Speaker, Paper + Bioplastic, European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform - ECESP - Annual Conference 2019, Brussels (BE)
2017 Screening of Utopia by Design, The National Celebration of the Day of Independence and Unity of Slovenia and broadcast on Radio-Television Slovenia
2017 Chair 6683, Top Ideas, Furniture Fair Ljubljana (SI)
2016 Utopia by Design, Pekinpah Retrospective Exhibition, Ljubljana (SI)

2021 Student Contribution for MIARD Accreditation Report, MIARD, Rotterdam (NL)
2021 Teaching Assistant at WdKA Spatial Design, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam (NL)
2020 Model Making Assistance Freelance, Studio Ossidiana, Rotterdam (NL)
2019 Workshop Paper + Bioplastic, Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana (SI)
2017 – 2019 Junior Production Designer and Project Manager, Studio 507, Ljubljana (SI)

2021 published Paper + Bioplastic recipe book in collaboration with Pekinpah
2021 e-Flux, [Tunel XXIX] Design for a Post-Apocalyptic World (link)
2021 The Unstable Ground, #HeyDDW feature (link)
2021 e-Flux, The In-Between MIARD’21 Graduate Exhibition (link)
2021 Interview, Cafe com Europa by EUNIC Brasilia, University of Brasilia and Istituto Europeo di Design (dubbed Portuguese) (link)
2020 Paper + Bioplastic published as a case study of academic paper by Predan, Barbara. "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. (link)
2019 Paper + Bioplastic 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

© Eva Garibaldi 2021