Designer and architect Rodolfo Dordoni was born in Milan, then graduating in Architecture in 1979 in Milan Italy. He was made responsible for all artistic direction at Artemide (glass collection), Cappellini (between 1979 to 1989), Fontana Arte (furniture collection), Foscarini, Minotti ( since 1998 to present day ) and Roda (since 2006 to present day)
Working on designs for products with various companies including: Artemide, Cassina, Dornbracht, Driade, Emu, Ernestomeda, Fiam Italia, Flos, Flou, Fontana Arte, Foscarini, Jab, MatteoGrassi, Minotti, Molteni , Moroso, Olivari, Pamar, Roda, RB Rossana, Sambonet, Serralunga, The Rug Company, Venini.
Working with Minotti since 1998 Rodolfo Dordoni became the Creative Director providing some of the most iconic and innovative designs engrained with the ethos of the company. He was influential in creating, together with the Minotti Family, the brands design DNA. His personal architectural studio ‘Dordoni Architetti’ he continues to develop a wide array of projects from homes and residential developments to large scale commercial projects, stand concepts and many more.
On the 20 year collaboration with Minotti Rodolfo Dordoni explained in an interview that is was when the met the Minotti Brothers Roberto and Renato Minotti it was a fantastic moment. At last business men, architects and manufacturers that shared his vision for detail ,for understanding how materials worked together. He saw in them equals on a journey and this started their successful and fruitful collaboration that continues to this day.