Designer and Artist Malika Novi was born in Smolensk, Russia. She began her education from Fashion Design in Professional school of Fashion in Smolensk and in the Institute of Fashion Industry (IIM) in Moscow. After that she went on to study at the Smolensk State University and graduated in 2011. While she was there she studied painting, sculpture, Fine Arts and Interior Design and after moved to Milan. She was educated at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera and graduated in 2015 with a degree in Product Design. Currently living and working in Milan.