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Continuing Education Course | Florence Knoll: Defining Modern

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Springfield Electric Lighting & Design

902 Four Seasons Road

Bloomington, IL 61701

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As an architect, interior space planner and furniture designer, the commitment Florence Knoll made to design excellence, in everything, resonates clearly. This program is an illustrative discussion of Florence Knoll's contribution to interior design in the context of her landmark 2005 exhibition for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This exhibition has been travelling to college art galleries throughout 2007, 2008 and 2009.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • List Florence Knoll’s contributions to the industry including the Planning Unit, Textiles and Executive Office Planning
  • Discuss how Florence Knoll created spaces and overcame architectural "problems"
  • Discuss the influence Florence Knoll had with many of the industry’s popular designers
  • Explain how Florence Knoll introduced new materials into design
CONTENT OUTLINE
  • History of Florence Knoll
  • Innovative Showroom Designs
  • Space Planning
  • Furniture Design
  • Defining Modern Exhibit
  • Conclusion
PRESENTER: LIZ ZACZEK OF KNOLLSTUDIO

Liz is an active member of IIDA Illinois Chapter. Liz is the Chicago Sales Representative for KnollStudio. She is passionate about continuing to educate clients and the A&D community about Florence Knoll and her impact on the Contract/Residential Furniture industry today.

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