February 6, 2011

Alexander Girard the Great: Part one

Alexander Girard (1907-1993) was one of the greatest textile designers of our time, and he is the 60's in a nutshell. Not only did he create fabrics for the designs of George Nelson and Ray and Charles Eames, he also developed a furniture collection for Herman Miller himself! His designs were full of geometric shapes, bright colors and were chock full of folk art-goodness!

Here is a look at some of our favorites of his work:

Keep an eye out next Sunday for part 2 of this 3 part series on Alexander Girard!

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