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Mattia Martelli was born in Lugano in 1981. Born deaf, Martelli found a means of communication through drawing, developing his artistic abilities since childhood.
After completing high school and practicing art in Como, he was accepted to study at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in Milan in 2002. While attending art school, he was able to refine his skills as an illustrator and painter under the direction of his teachers Dina Moretti and Marcel Rossetti. The following year, Mattia moved on to study Industrial Design at European Institute of Design in Milan. He graduated in 2010 from the School of Applied Arts in Lugano (SSSAA) with a degree in Technical Industrial Design.