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Mon 12.03.2012

The Enduring Impact of Mid-Century Design

AIA CES: 1.5 LUs

When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MONDAY, DECEMBER 3

Where:Knoll 76 Ninth Avenue 11th floor

AIA NY INTERIORS and Knoll Studio invite you to

A Panel Discussion with Judith Miller, author of “Mid-Century Modern: Living with Mid-Century Design” and Benjamin Pardo, Knoll and Aidan O’Connor, MoMA
moderated by Terry Trucco

6pm – 7pm cocktails
7pm – 8pm program


JUDITH MILLER is one of the world’s leading antiques experts and has authored more than 100 books, including the newly published MID-CENTURY MODERN: Living with Mid-Century Modern Design and the international best-seller, Miller’s Antiques Handbook & Price Guide, founded in 1979. She appears regularly on British television, pens an antiques column for Forbes, and lectures around the world. She graduated from Edinburgh University in Scotland.

BENJAMIN PARDO is responsible for Knoll product and showroom design worldwide. Benjamin joined Knoll in 2005 after 17 years with Unifor where he served as President and developed strategies and programs to enhance the Company’s success with the design community in North America. Benjamin earned a B.A. from Vassar College and an M.A. in literature from the University of Bologna.

AIDAN O’CONNOR joined the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 2008 as Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Architecture and Design. O’Connor has a Master's degree in the History of Decorative Arts and Design from Parsons The New School for Design / Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and a Bachelor's degree in Archaeology and Social Anthropology from Harvard University.

TERRY TRUCCO has written on design, dance and travel for numerous publications including The New York Times, Travel & Leisure and The International Herald Tribune, where she reported from Tokyo and London. She has moderated design panels at the Architectural Digest/New York Times Home Design Show for eight years. Her website Overnight New York features news and reviews of New York City hotels with an emphasis on design.

RSVP by November 28th, seating is limited

AIA Members and Students, free, RSVP required
Non-Members $10

Everyone must RSVP prior to event, no walk-ins.


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