Lake has a disarming design thanks to its unconventional simplicity for contemporary everyday life.
At first glance, it looks like the still surface of an artificial lake: an asphalt colour mirror, placed into domestic or public settings. Table with steel tubes Ø30 mm, oval top in ceramic or walnut Canaletto veneered with MDF under-top support lacquered in matching colour.
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 app renticeship 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.
As a product designer, Gordon has worked for internationally renowned companies. 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.
In 2006 he has lectured at the faculty of industial design at the Politecnico di Milano.
His work is regularly featured in the international design press.