Miriam Mirri was born in Bologna in 1964. She graduated at the Superior School for Anatomic Design and studied communication and design at the University del Progetto in Reggio Emilia. She worked in London with Nigel Coates and has been assistant to Stefano Giovannoni for many years. She designs objects for companies such as Mandarina Duck, Mitsubishi and United Pets. She holds design courses at the University del Progetto in Reggio Emilia. She is currently living and working in Milan.