Rodolfo Dordoni

The celebrated architect and designer from Milan led Minotti for 25 years as Art Director. Studying Architecture at the Politecnico alongside Giulio Capellini, he graduated in 1979 and was Art Director of Cappellini for 10 years.

His eponymous design studio had esteemed collaborations with many of Italy’s leading furniture brands alongside his architecture and interiors practice Dordoni Architetti, designing housing projects, villas, restaurants and hotels as well as shops, showrooms and exhibitions for the likes of Panasonic and Dolce & Gabbana. His many iconic indoor and outdoor furniture designs, his refined sensibility, curiosity and enthusiasm helped build Minotti into the international brand it is today.

Dordoni leaves us with an immense heritage. "He was a gentleman, a beautiful person, he was a talent. He will be greatly missed." Tim Engelen