Matthew M. Maher is an accomplished furniture designer and artist. Working as a product designer for Via Design Inc. the past 7 years, Matt has produced custom furniture for homes in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Chicago, Illinois, and throughout the United States. He has studied the history of furniture and is inspired by traditional forms. As a designer, he reintroduces these classic forms and details within a modern context. As an artist, he is considered to have an expressionist style focusing on landscape compositions and color. Mainly working with acrylic and resin he produces compositions inspired by the rural and urban scenes of the Midwest.
"I will always think of myself as an artist first. My interest in design came from looking at the world through that lens."