Gordon Guillaumier was born in 1966 and educated in Malta, Switzerland, England and Italy. He graduated in Industrial Design at the IED, Milan (1988-91), later he obtained a Master in Product Design at Domus Academy, Milan (1992).
In 1993 he took an apprenticeship with Baleri Associati and that same year collaborated with the architect and designer Rodolfo Dordoni. During this period Gordon designed and presented his first own products for Foscarini and Mito.
In 2002 he set up his own design studio in Milan, working on product design but also as design consultant. As a consultant and art director, he worked on the Atlantide e DHouse collections for Driade, on bathroom accessories for Dornbracht Interiors, on kitchens for Rational, on furniture for Fiam’s Liv’it collection, on outdoor furniture for Roda and on handles for Pamar.
As a product designer, Gordon has worked for various internationally renowned companies; ceramics and tableware for Bosa, Pandora, Paola C and De Vecchi, furniture for Arketipo, CasaMilano, Desalto, De Sede, Fontana Arte, Frag, Matteo Grassi, Montina, Minotti, Moroso, Roda, Tacchini, and Varaschin, lighting for Foscarini, AV Mazzega and OLuce appliances for Elica, handles for Pamar, bathroom accessories for Nobili Rubinetterie and Azzurra Ceramiche. Gordon has participated in various exhibitions and trade fairs; ”Pro-gettare”Abitare II Tempo, Verona (1999), Pandora Design, Milano (2001); Molteni Villa Torlonia (2002); Pamar, Palazzo Crivelli (2006/2010); Roda, Salone del Mobile Milano (2006/2010). In 2006 he lectured at the faculty of Industrial Design at the Politecnico di Milano.
Connecting the Dots | 10th November
Francisco Gomez Paz, former student and award winning industrial designer, interviewed by Paolo Lorini.
Domus Academy alumni at the Portugal Fashion
Domus Academy former students Inês Amorim and Reid Baker partecipated in Portugal Fashion, the most important Portuguese fashion event.
Connecting the Dots | 15th October
Naz Kazazoglu and Amelia Petrovic, Domus Academy former students in Business Design, interviewed by Paolo Lorini.
Compasso D’Oro | Alumni winners
Congratulations to Defne Koz, Marco Susani and Francisco Gomez Paz, winners of the prestigious design award.