Giovanni Maria Malerba di Busca was born in 1959 in Milan, son of Italian father and Swiss mother. Strongly attracted to each expression of art, early age he devoted himself to painting, encouraged by experts and critics such as Oreste Marini and Gustavo Predaval. He is interested to sculpture and still as a student at art school, he spent a period in Paris in the studio of Emile Gilioli, French-Italian sculptor of international fame. After attending artistic high school he enrolled in IUAV University in Venice where he studied architecture. He subsequently earned then his doctorate in architecture at the Politecnico in Milan. He worked as architect and multifaceted designer for prestigious commissions and companies in Italy and abroad. In the various fields in which he worked, from jewelry design to interior design, his creations have been based on the uniqueness and preciousness of the materials used and on the deep knowledge of the peculiar crafting techniques. Today, his main interest is sculpture.