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Dr. Bijan Pakzad selected for Otis Design Legend Award
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Apr '10
Samuel Hoi, president of Otis College of Art and Design announced the distinguished recipients of two special art and design awards. Dr. Bijan Pakzad, Chairman and Designer of House of Bijan will receive the Otis Design Legend Award, and artist Tyrus Wong, a 1932 graduate of Otis College and an illustrator at both Disney and Warner Bros. studios, will receive an Otis Alumni Achievement Award. The awards will be presented on Saturday, May 8 at the college's 28th Annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show at The Beverly Hilton.

"Each year Otis honors an individual or company whose name is synonymous with design and artful style," said Hoi. "Bijan has a world-wide reputation for design elegance in menswear and fragrance. His boutique on Rodeo Drive is considered a Beverly Hills landmark. A self-described 'perfectionist,' Dr. Bijan Pakzad is the perfect choice for this special design award from Otis College."

In 1976, Bijan began establishing his global business by designing seasonal collections as well as complete wardrobes and accessories for the most powerful, well-heeled men in the world. Heads of state, captains of industry, presidents, kings and emperors are among his clients. Bijan's legendary "by-appointment-only" showroom on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills is headquarters for his commercial empire, which includes menswear, jewelry, accessories, fragrance and the interior design of luxury cars and airplanes. Celebrating 35 successful years in fashion and design, the House of Bijan is a testament to the talent of the company founder.

"I want to recognize Otis Governor Adrianne Zarnegin and her husband Robert Zarnegin for their invaluable assistance in recruiting Bijan to accept our invitation," said Hope Warschaw, chair of the Otis Board of Trustees.

In announcing the recipient of the Otis Alumni Achievement Award, Hoi pointed out, "as Tyrus Wong approaches his 100th birthday, he will be honored by his 92-year-old alma mater."

Dr. Bijan Pakzad and Tyrus Wong will receive their awards at the annual Otis Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show on May 8, 2010 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Over 1,000 leaders in entertainment, fashion, business and finance as well as society patrons, press, celebrities, students, alumni and other supporters are expected to attend the gala. This annual event is Otis College's largest fundraiser, grossing over $1 million in scholarships for art and design students.

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