Toan Nguyen was born in Paris, France, in 1969 and graduated in Industrial Design at ENSCI-Les Ateliers in Paris, in 1995. After experiences in several design studios in Paris, Barcelona and Milan and notably ten years of collaboration with Antonio Citterio as design director and design partner, signing products for many brands such as Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flos, Fusital, Guzzini, Iittala, Kartell, Metalco, Skantherm, Technogym or Vitra, Nguyen founded his own design studio based in Milan in 2008.
Toan Nguyen Studio is a multidisciplinary Atelier focused on design development in many different design fields, from furniture to technological products, in partnership with leading international companies based in Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and U.S. such as Accademia, Busnelli, Dedon, Fendi Casa, Laufen, Lema, Moroso,Urmet Group, Varaschin, Viccarbe and Walter Knoll.
The Lagunitas Lounge System designed by Nguyen for Coalesse won a 2013 Best of NeoCon Gold Award.
Toan Nguyen collaborated with Coalesse to design the Lagunitas Lounge System.