Aldo Calabresi was born on 05 21 1930 in Switzerland. He studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zurich from 1946 to 1950. While he studied at Kunstgewerbeschule, he apprenticed to Fretz Bros, AG, printer. After he finished his diploma he worked as a designer in advertising department of the Zurich branch of PKZ from 1950 to 1951. He worked in the studio of Gérard Miedingerin Zurich from 1951 to 1951. He went to Paris for 6 months to work as a freelancer. In 1954, he worked at the Studio Boggeri in Milan, where he get a well reputation. His worked was exhibited in the "Ten Milan Designers" in New York.