Andrea de Chirico was born in Rome and is based in Turin (IT). He got a MA in Social Design at the Design Academy Eindhoven and BA in Industrial Design at ISIA in Rome. His work focuses on the intersection between convention, traditional and modern making.
He designs tools, systems and objects with social and environmental awareness, always linked with a rigorous analysis of the context. His practice is open and accessible, creating a platform to connect with different groups internationally, remodelling everyday products for different contexts. Recently appointed as researcher at Free University of Bolzano and Designer in Residence 2016 for the Design Museum in London, Andrea’s work was exhibited in international design faires and museums, the Design Museum in London, Triennale design museum, Z33 House for Contemporary Art among others.
Andrea is lecturing in various universities and institutions such as University of West England, New Designers in London and Design Connections by the British Council.