The designer Alexander Girard was leading figures in American design during the post-war era. While the primary focus of Girard's work was on textile design, he was also admired for his career in the graphic arts as well as furniture, exhibition and interior design.
The collection of Greeting Cards includes motifs designed by Alexander Girard for various purposes, selected by Vitra in cooperation with the Girard family.
Material: blind embossed and foil stamped, incl. envelope.
Small: L82 x H120mm
Medium: L115 x H170mm
Designed by Alexander Girard, 1952-1971
Alexander Girard was an American designer and architect who worked in the fields of interior, furniture, textile and industrial design and collaborated with Herman Miller from 1952 to 1975. Among his colleagues George Nelson and Charles and Ray Eames, Girard is considered as one of the pioneers of mid-twentieth century American design. His best known designs include New York’s La Fonda del Sol restaurant and San Diego’s Girard Foundation, which houses Girard’s extensive folk art collection