Based in Toronto, Canada, Gus was founded in 2000 as a designer and maker of modern upholstered seating and accessories. They are known for their original modern furniture and home accessories inspired by mid-century classics and simple, everyday forms. Their goal is to “create modern furniture that combines great design with practical purpose." The Gus* Modern Collection, comprised of upholstered seating, dining, beds, accents, lighting and accessories,
What we love about Gus is that they found a way to modernize mid-century modern. The philosophy behind classic mid-century modern design and Gus Modern design is the same; both show an appreciation for minimalist forms, quality construction and honest, sustainable materials. As a member of the Sustainable Furnishings Council, they take steps every day to minimize carbon emissions, pollutants, un-recyclable content and primary materials from unsustainable sources.