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Michele Galluzzo is a graphic designer and historical researcher. After a degree in Communication Sciences at the University of Salento and a master’s degree at the ISIA of Urbino, in 2018 he completed his PhD in Design Sciences at the IUAV in Venice. From 2014 to 2017 he was research assistant and graphic designer at the AIAP Historical Archive in Milan. Since 2018 he has been part of the editorial board of the international graphic magazine Progetto Grafico.
Since autumn 2019 he has curated the Instagram page @logo_irl investigating the social history linked to logos and in 2020 he founded – together with Franziska Weitgruber – the design/research duo Fantasia Type. From October 2020 he is a fixed-term researcher at Free University of Bolzano/Bozen, Faculty of Design and Art. For Corraini Edizioni, in 2019, he edited the volume Pre design 1969 about the foundation of the interdisciplinary research group Exhibition Design, told through the photographs of Luciano Ferri and Ugo Mulas.