A brief introduction. nice to meet you!
POD DESIGN llc ® is an award winning New York based design studio working in the fields of architecture, industrial design and environments specializing in advanced technologies and material transcendence, since 2003. Pod’s internationally recognized work is the result of a multi-disciplinary laboratory with the belief that the practice of collaboration gains relevance through a constant dialogue with other disciplines, cultures, thinkers and makers to offer innovative design solutions. Their process-based approach to design is coupled with a deep interest in methods of fabrication that challenge norms and reveal new territories.
POD named one of six “Emerging US Design Practices” at NYCxDesign 2013, Museum of Arts & Design with WantedDesign! Metropolis magazine also gave POD a Metropolis Likes Award at NY Design week.
POD’s body of work includes the completion of projects and products in New York, Berlin, Seoul, Texas as well as being featured in The New York Times, Wired, Esquire Magazine, Frame and in film on HGTV, Showtime Networks and the DIY Network.
POD has attracted the attention of the press for their past work in publications such as The New York Times, Cool Hunting, New York Magazine, Wired, Esquire, Frame, Design Milk and others. POD has collaborated on several award-winning art and sculpture around the world including Korea, Germany, England and New York City. Brooks Atwood’s work is part of the permanent collection at the Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul, Korea. Brooks was also a featured designer on the DIY Network for Esquire Magazine’s The Ultimate Bachelor Pad as well as on Showtime for the Showtime Show House, The United States of Tara.
Brooks has lectured at the Museum of Arts & Design (“Emerging US Design Practices”), Creative Mornings NY, New York Design Week, Parsons The New School for Design, New Jersey Institute of Technology and exhibited work during NYCxDesign, ICFF and WantedDesign in New York City. Brooks has also appeared on the DIY channel (The Ultimate Bachelor Pad) and Showtime (Showtime’s SHO House – The United States of Tara).
We are committed to sustainability and believe that good design starts with the environment keeping it healthy. We have therefore signed The Designers Accord (www.designersaccord.org) and are committed to deal with issues that face our times and planet.
designed in USA
POD DESIGN is a registered trademark ®
Quinze & Milan, Esquire, Showtime, BMW, Zero + Maria Cornejo, DIY Network, Hearst Corp, Mono-POTT, Temperley London, NUMBER:Lab…
Brooks Taliaferro Atwood, IDSA
M.S. AAD 2003, Columbia University GSAPP
B. Arch 1999, Illinois Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor of Industrial Design
Assistant Director of the Idea Factory
New Jersey Institute of Technology
College of Architecture & Design
Associate Arts Degree 1993, The Art Institute of Seattle
M.S. AAD 2012, Columbia University GSAPP
M. Arch, Ecole Speciale d’Architecture Paris