Dodo Arslan is an eclectic Italian designer, esteemed by Taschen as one of the 90 top designers and firms worldwide, living and working between Miami and Milan.
In twenty years of activity his creativity gave birth to unique pieces as well as serial productions, ranging from electronic devices to bronze fusions.
The Studio is specialized in furniture, light and accessories design, developed with excellent craftmen and brands, and assists the best architects and interior designers, conceiving and realizing tailored solutions (both for residential and contract) as well as unique light and designart installations.
Dodo Arslan collaborated with Banca Svizzera Italiana, Bimota, Campari, CITCO, Fonderia Artistica Battaglia, Fondo Ambiente Italiano, Hands on Design, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, Jacuzzi, Lucente, Molono, Pirelli, Riva1920, Sambonet, Saporiti, SpHaus, Terzani, ToBeUS, UP Group.
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 in various museums around the world and Otto armchair entered the Permanent Collection of Italian Design.
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, Croatia, Egypt, 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.
Since its founding in Florence, Italy in 1972, Terzani S.R.L. has worked to meld traditional Italian craftsmanship with modern technology to create lighting that blurs the lines among art, luxury and design.
Founder, Sergio Terzani, and CEO, Nicolas Terzani, have furthered their experimentation in lighting design with the creation of the Terzani Lab, where new materials, techniques and ideas can be developed and tested. And Terzani continues to commission designs from renowned artists including Nigel Coates, Maurizio Galante, Christian Lava and Dodo Arslan who add their unique voices contribute to Terzani's extensive collection.
With their most recent and highly celebrated collection, Terzani has taken the next step in its evolutionary process - building from its position as an industry leader to create an incubator for the future of lighting where Terzani can focus on new ideas and continue to redefine the way Luxury lighting is made.
With this new suspension light, designer Dodo Arslan creates a shimmering cloud. Argent consists of metal discs that have been meticulously shaped by hand by Terzani craftsmen into clusters. Once lit, the multiple, angled surfaces of the discs emanate a soft, shimmering glow. Design Dodo Arslan.