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Toan Nguyen

Born in Paris, 1969 Toan Nguyen graduated with honors in Industrial Design at ENSCI-Les Ateliers, Paris, in 1995. In 1998, after professional experiences in several design offices in Paris, Barcelona and Milan, he began his collaboration with Antonio Citterio. Since 2000, he managed the design department of Antonio Citterio, becoming design partner in 2004 and working with international companies such as: Alfa Romeo, Arclinea, Artemide, Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flos, Guzzini, Iittala, JCDecaux, Kartell, Technogym, Valli&Valli, Vitra, Wall. Toan Nguyen has been design assistant professor at the Domus Academy-Milan (2000) and the Mendrisio Architecture Academy-Switzerland (2000-2001) and jury member for the IF product design award 2009 in Hannover. In 2008, Toan Nguyen launched his own design office based in Milan, with a branch office in Paris, collaborating with leading international companies based in Italy, the United States, Germany and Spain.


flos kelvin led lamp

Kelvin LED

No need to touch this cast-aluminum desk lamp to turn it off or on, when using the Force will do: Hover your hand above the square head of the Kelvin LED—a sleek update on the conical silhouette of Antonio Citterio’s original Kelvin design—and Jedi sensors will operate the LEDs.

Lagunitas Seating by Toan Nguyen for Coalesse

Lagunitas sofa

The seating unit, upholstered in terra-cotta Kvadrat fabric, features movable cushions to accommodate myriad working postures.

spoon chair

Spoon Chair

Sure, you'd rather be spooning in bed, but Kartell's Spoon Chair offers the at-work support your partner, and flatware, can't.