Explore the home of renowned architect and industrial designer Eliot Noyes. He is best known for his emphasis on functional Modernism and his beliefs in simplicity of form and truth to the nature of his materials. Noyes led MoMa’s industrial design department. He went on to work at IBM for 21 years designing their Selectric Typewriter and the IBM buildings in Garden City, Armonk, Los Angeles, and San Antonio. Notable Noyes works in New Canaan include the Ault House, the Weeks House, and the Noyes House (in which this event is held). His son, the architect Fred Noyes, will open his home for cocktails and conversation.