MU is an imaginative and versatile modular furniture system specifically created for contemporary lifestyles. it can be easily adapted to the various spaces and layouts of a home’s living areas, indoor as well as out. Indeed, MU neatly combines the benefits of materials and textiles designed for outdoor usage with the modular logic, more compact size and increased comfort of the finest indoor sofas. All these elements are of different designs, and are available in sizes as varied as the functions they perform. Their slender and compact structures allow you to utilize them exactly as you wish, according to your personal taste and preferences. MU is designed to meet your own personal requirements — in the way you choose and in the style you want. At last, you can create comfortable, well-equipped smaller or larger lounge areas as you wish. MU makes the ideal choice for chill-out, play or conversation areas, and is equally suitable for large social gatherings or more intimate occasions.
Toan Nguyen was born in Paris 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, Toan 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 USA such as Accademia, DEDON, Fendi Casa, Laufen, Lema, Moroso, Urmet Group, Varaschin, Viccarbe and Walter Knoll. The Bellows Collection designed for Walter Knoll has won a red dot design award in 2010 and Antero, designed for Laufen, has obtained the red dot design award 2012.