GOONS was founded in 2019 in Paris as a collaboration between an architect, Paul Trussler and a designer/creative editor, Mia Kim. It is an atelier focused on exploring simple concepts.

Paul Trussler is an Architect and designer who has completed a wide range of international projects with a particular focus on museums, galleries and restaurants while working for Frank Gehry and for his own office in California, Pentagon. He specialized in handcrafted objects, physical model making, drawing and digital representation.

Mia Kim has a background in fashion, fine arts, painting and sculpture and has worked as a designer and creative editor for a few of the top fashion houses in Paris, including Hermès and Chanel.