On thrones she seated them, and lounging chairs...

Persuade your guests to idle awhile with Pramanian appointments from Iliad.


At the Feet of the New Horizon

The shadow of Gae Aulenti’s “Locus Solus” (alone place) collection has brightened my moodboards for years. Meeting friends in Fort Greene Park for apéros on picnic blankets and road tripping around the Prairie last summer's lost summer prompted me to try my hand at an outdoor collection.

Similarities diverge beyond the bent tubing. For those furnishing their own exile, I see these as architectural fragments, like the pieces of New York buried in sand at the end of the “Planet of the Apes”. The loinclothed aboriginals occupying Superstudio’s or Archizoom’s sterile technotopias make camp in office buildings and build bonfires on monuments. We too aspire to the innocence of a fresh start and offer these calming contempo compositions for your new experiments in healthy outdoor socializing.

Kurt Vonnegut Sunshine Cartoon

Launching at Wanted Design 2022

Feaster, Felicia. “Design Trend-Spotting in NYC.” HGTV, 5 July 2022



Every day she wove, but by torchlight she unwove it

The Project

An off-hours muse while designing for advertising, hospitality, and retail clients, the Iliad project started as a series of “I’ll see you and raise you one” Instagram posts inspired by the Brooklyn design scene that lead other creatives and design directors to nudge me to make and show work. My partners and I have landed on a collection with that same strange resonance and a pinch of scalability that we’re pleased to launch for New York’s 2022 Design Week.

The People

Iliad is a collaborative effort between creatives in Mexico City and Brooklyn. If you must know, Matt Howard is the gentleman hunched behind his monitor at the cluttered desk when he's not experimenting with wood bending in the shop or absorbing ersatz architecture as inspiration for his pieces. He worked for the artist Vito Acconci and Hanrahan Meyers Architects before tacking into spatial design for enterprise.

Industrial designer Mariana Medina helms production in her Mexico City based atelier.

Coffee Table Coffee Table

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If we haven't already had the chance to meet in person, I'd be so pleased to receive your note.

Coffee Table Coffee Table

The right journey is motionless

as the sea moves round an island

A détournement through the world of design...


A dark wave sang out loudly about the stem...

With two collections under our zoster, we hope you'll make some discoveries of your own.

Times Collection

Times Collection

Renzo Piano × Terje Ekstrom × Jean Royère

Solar Collection

Solar Collection

Thonet redesigns the set of “Bonanza”