Reza Abedini graduated as a graphic designer at the school of Fine Arts in Tehran in 1985. In 1992 he received his B.A. in painting from the Tehran Art University. From 1993 onwards, Reza Abedini Studio’s reputation grew steadily along with its body of work. Recognition came first in Iran, and quickly followed in the rest of the world. His vision and work has traveled the world through exhibitions, awards and lectures. In 2006, he won the prestigious Prins Claus Prize. In 2009, he founded international design agency OrientationLab with LAVA. Abedini currently lives and works in the Netherlands.