Gordon Guillaumier was born and educated in Malta, Switzerland, England and Italy.
He graduated in industrial design at the IED, Milan (1988-91) and later a masters in industrial design at the Domus Academy, Milan (1992) .
In 1993 he took a brief apprenticeship with Baleri Associati. That same year he collaborated with the architect/designer Rodolfo Dordoni. It was during this period that Gordon presented his first own designed products for Foscarini and others.
In 2002 he set up his own design studio in Milan, working on product design, design consulting and interior design. As consultant and art director, he collaborated with: Driade (Atlantide and DHouse collections), bathroom accessories for Dornbracht Interiors, kitchens for Rational, furniture for Fiam’s Liv’it collection, and more recently he is art director for Roda outdoor furniture and Pamar furniture handles and accessories.
As a product designer, Gordon has worked for internationally renowned companies; ceramics and tableware for Bosa, Paola C and De Vecchi, furniture for Arketipo, CasaMilano, Desalto, De Sede, Driade, Fontana Arte, Frag, Matteo Grassi, Montina, Minotti, Moroso, Lema, Roda, Tacchini, Gebrüder Thonet and Varaschin, lighting for Foscarini, AV Mazzega and OLuce appliances for Elica, handles for Pamar, bathroom accessories for Nobili Rubinetterie, Azzurra Ceramiche and Kronos Ceramiche.
His works in interior design are mainly focused on residential projects whereby his studio has developed architecture and interiors for private clients.
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 (2006/2012); Roda, Salone del Mobile Milano (2006/2013); Mondadori/Interni (2011/2013).In 2006 he has lectured at the faculty of industrial design at the Politecnico di Milano.His work is regularly featured in the international design press.