La Valletta,, Malta
Born in Malta in 1966, Gordon Guillaumier studied in Switzerland and England.
He graduated in industrial design at the IED
in Milan in 1991 and the following year
he obtained a master’s degree in industrial design at the Domus Academy in Milan.
Gordon started his career collaborating
with Rodolfo Dordoni’s Studio, where
he worked on design projects with companies such as Foscarini, Artemide and FontanaArte. Later, he collaborated with Driade alongside Enrico Astori for the development
of the Atlantide / Dhouse project.
In 2002 he founded his own Design Studio
in Milan, focussed on design consulting, product and interior design.
His first commissions started with Dornbracht Interiors, Fiam, Rational and art direction
for Pamar and designed his first products
for Bosa ceramiche, Foscarini and FontanaArte for the Schopenhauer collection.
Currently he is art director for Desalto
and Roda (together with Rodolfo Dordoni
and Gabriella Zecca).
His design works are part of the collections
of Bosa, Paola C, Desalto, DeSede, Driade, FontanaArte, Frag, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Matteo Grassi, Montina, Minotti, Moroso, Lema, Roda, Tacchini, Foscarini, Oluce, Pamar, Azzurra Ceramiche, Kronos Ceramiche, Ceramiche Piemme to name
a few. Over the years he designed trade fair exhibits for Roda | Milan Furniture Fair; Pamar | Palazzo Crivelli Milan; Mondadori-Interni | Milan Furniture Fair; Ceramiche Piemme | Fuori Salone Milan.
Gordon has lectured at the Faculty
of Industrial Design at the Milan Politecnico and is a visiting design professor
at the Abadir Design Academy in Catania.