Dodo Arslan is an Italian Armenian designer, living and working between Italy and Florida.
In twenty-two years of activity his creativity gave birth to unique pieces as well as serial productions, ranging from electronic devices to bronze fusions.
He collaborated with Banca Svizzera Italiana, Bimota, Campari, CITCO, Fonderia Artistica Battaglia, Hands on Design, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, Jacuzzi, Pirelli, Riva1920 and Terzani among others.
Dodo Arslan has been included in Taschen’s book DesignNow! an in-depth exploration of contemporary design collecting the latest works by 90 of the world's leading designers and manufacturing companies, and in Design/Art Limited Editions, a complete overview of designart creations by 70 international designers.
Arslan has been awarded the Young&Design prize, as well as the Mini Design Award, the Pirelli Pzero competition and the Art Directors Club award.
His works have been exhibited at the National Science and Technology Museum in Milan for the Welltech Award, at the Inside Art event held at the Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro and in various museums around the world: Berlin, Beijing, Bibao, Cape Town, Gwangju, Istambul, London, Madrid, Mumbai, Beijing, San Francisco, Santiago del Cile, New York, Shanghai.
The Triennale Design Museum of Milano dedicated him the personal exhibition “Le Attrazioni della Materia” presenting his designs through his most interesting works, collected in an Electa catalog.
Otto, a limited edition armchair launched during the exhibition, entered the Collezione Permanente del Design Italiano.
His unique and limited editions were auctioned by Pierre Bergé & Associés, the renowned Bruxelles’ gallery.
He has held lectures and workshops at design faculties in Italy, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, England and Sweden.
Before running his own studio he worked at Studio & Partners (N. Bewick, M. De Lucchi, T. Fritze) for Deutsche Post, British American Tobacco, Zumtobel Staff winning the Design Plus award, at Continuum (Milano - Boston - Seoul) for Motorola, Hewlett Packard, Elan, Voelkl and Samsung winning the Good Design Award and the KIDA Grand Prize.