Brooks Taliaferro Atwood, co-founder and principal of POD Design + Media
, is assistant professor of industrial design and assistant director of the Idea Factory in the College of Architecture and Design at New Jersey Institute of Technology. He has taught at Parsons The New School for Design.
Atwood has been the recipient of awards including the AIA Scholarship Award for Excellence and the AIA Certificate of Merit Award. He has collaborated on several award-winning art and sculpture installations around the world including Korea, Germany, England and in New York City and Chicago. His work is part of the permanent collection at the Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul, Korea.
His work has been featured in The New York Times
, Advocate Home Design
, Architectural Record
, New York
magazines; he has appeared on CBS 2HD News
and ABC News
for his Listening Studio project at The Center for Hearing and Communication, New York, NY. Yanko Design
magazine ranked his design for silverware second among most creative designs. Atwood is one of the designers for the original Showtime program, SHO House
, airing in fall 2010.
Atwood holds a bachelor of architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology and received a master of science of advanced architectural design from Columbia University. He attended the L'Ecole de L'Architecture, France.
Topics: idea factory, industrial design, listening studio, aia scholarship award for excellence, aia certificate of merit award, center for hearing and communication