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Home » » Finalist: Ali Tayar/Parallel Design
Pop Burger, New York, NY, 2003. Photo: Joshua McHugh


The three main criteria for the jury are excellence, innovation, and enhancement of the quality of life. What do you think?

Visitor comments

  1. outstanding designs from a man with a huge heart. congratulations ali, we feel honoured to (sometimes) work with you! p’inc.

    — urs · Jun 26, 09:17 PM

  2. congratulations

    — s.fard · Jun 30, 04:40 PM

  3. The work is genius, sensitive focused contemporary but timeless. The use and understanding of materials colours and plains are brilliant

    — Ab Rogers · Jul 2, 12:57 PM

  4. Wonderful news! The recognition is well deserved!
    Louise Harpman
    Specht Harpman | Austin | New York

    — Louise Harpman · Jul 2, 07:58 PM

  5. ali – your time has come… people will finally come to know of your importance as a designer and someone who constantly inspires. congratulations !!

    — prashant pradhan · Jul 4, 11:27 AM

  6. congratulations!!! I have enjoyed pop burger on more than one occasion. I am so happy to have it in my neighborhood. I hope you win. joyce

    — Joyce Pomeroy schwatz · Jul 5, 11:51 PM

  7. Congrats to Ali and team. You guys always have an eye to detail to make everything just right. It has been a pleasure.

    — Dick Nichols · Jul 6, 08:37 AM

  8. Congratulations to one of the most talented designers I have ever known—someone who truly thinks and then designs it.

    — Gregory Vargo · Jul 8, 08:49 AM

  9. I was curious how one would enter to be considered for next year’s awards?

    Thank you,

    Christina Fuertes

    — Christina Fuertes · Jul 13, 01:19 PM

  10. Ali, you make dreams come to life, it has been truly a great experience to create with you! You are always a winner to us! Alex and Maryana

    — mb · Jul 25, 04:24 AM

  11. Congratulations, a wonderful achievement!

    — roman · Jul 30, 05:43 PM

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Ali Tayar/Parallel Design

Ali Tayar, a principal of the New York-based “parallel design,” studied architecture at the University of Stuttgart and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Tayar’s 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 international architectural projects.