Gordon Guillaumier

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Biography

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, Ceramiche Piemme 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.

Gordon’s products have received various awards: Interzum 2011 Award (Loop handle, Pamar), Wallpaper Design Award 2014 (Orson sun bed, Roda), ADI XXIV 2016 Compasso d’Oro (Brick, Roda table), ADI Design Ceramic Award 2016 (Bits & Pieces 2016 Collection), Archiproducts Design Award 2016 (Chill Out, Tacchini).

His interior design and architecture works, published by the most prestigious magazines and books, focus on private residential projects.

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.

Biography

Approach

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We believe in the five senses …
to stimulate our creativity…vision, touch, sound, taste, smell.

Our sensorial inputs come from the walks of everyday life…colours from a street poster, a tactile sensation of a corroded surface, sound from a video installation, the taste of an unknown spice, the smell of cut grass. Inputs which we often absorb subconsciously, effecting mood and reflections, constantly tuning our outlook and approach.

Our mission is to capture these sensorial attributes and translate them into our projects to trigger off exciting new emotions and reasoning…be it for small objects or large interiors, giving a new sense to our work.

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Studio

Studio

Awards

ADI DESIGN INDEX 2007:
Carlo Nobili Rubinetterie – Likid

ADI DESIGN INDEX 2011:
Pamar Porcelain – maniglia Loop, Loop handle

INTERZUM AWARD 2011:
maniglia Loop, Loop handle

WALLPAPER*DESIGN AWARDS 2014:
Best lounger ‘Orson’ sunlounger

PREMIO COMPASSO D’ORO ADI XXIV EDIZIONE 2016:
Honorable mention ‘Brick’ extendable table

ADI CERAMIC DESIGN AWARD, CERSAIE 2016:
Ceramiche Piemme – Bits & Pieces Collection

ARCHIPRODUCT DESIGN AWARD 2016:
Tacchini – Chill-Out High

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Awards

Team

Gordon Guillaumier
Carlo Crupi
Fabio Valvassori
Giulio Tomasi
Faruk Baran Heybeli

Thanks to:
Federica Porro
Giorgia Fumagalli
Jessica Bonaccio
Matteo Tosi
Davide Cambrìa
Attila Veress
Adriano Ronzoni
Jeroen Seré
Fabiana Mastropaolo
Francesco Beghetto

 

Team

Contacts

Gordon Guillaumier

via Bramante 29, 20154 Milano — Italy
t +39 02 33104689 — f +39 02 34531757
studio@gordon-guillaumier.com

P.I. 13396800156

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Credits

Photo credits:

Andrea Basile, Donato di Bello , Fabrizio Bergamo, Riccardo Bianchi, Beppe Brancato, Samuele Castiglione, Castiglioni/Cavalli/Zurcher, Ramak Fazel, Andrea Ferrari, Walter Gumiero, Stephan Knecht , Andrea Martiradonna, Alessandro Paderni, Ezio Prandini, Beppe Raso, Alessandro Ruffini, Alberto Tagliabue, Leo Torri, Matteo Tosi, Enrico Tremolada, Gionata Xerra, Max Zambelli, Federico Cedrone.

Graphic Design: Think Work Observe — t-wo.it
Development: Papion — papion.it

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