Architecture/design firm founded by Ali Tayar in New York, New York.
work ranges from objects and furniture (ellen’s brackets) to commercial
interiors (PoP Burger and Pizza Bar in NYC, the Omnia Hotel in Zermatt)
and architectural projects (Carbon Fiber House). Tayar’s designs were
featured in “Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design” and “Workspheres”
at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, “Aluminum by Design” at the
Cooper-Hewitt and “US Design 1975-200” at the Denver Art Museum. His
work is represented in the permanent collections of the Musse des Arts
Decoratifs de Montreal, the Denver Art Museum, the Carnegie Art Museum
and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Source: https://architizer.com/firms/parallel-design-by-ali-tayar/ (accessed 23 May 2017)
Tayar, M Ali.New furniture '98 - '99. Ali Tayar Archive. Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries.
A booklet containing furniture designs by Ali Tayar for International Contract Furnishings (ICF), including "Niloo's Cut-out Table," the "Washington Plaza Screen," and the "Rasamny Chair." ICF mass-produced the "Washington Plaza Screen" and the "Rasamny Chair" beginning in 2001, along with the "Ellen's Brackets" system of vertical and horizontal wall brackets. "Niloo's Table" was available as a special order item, and ICF produced several of Tayar's later furniture designs throughout the 2000s.